Cadwalader Lawyers Named Among Best in UK

June 09, 2020

Cadwalader has been recognized in the 2021 edition of Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom, with seven of the firm’s London-based lawyers featured as leaders in their categories.

Mark Beardsworth (Criminal Practice) focuses his practice on the defense of serious fraud and criminal matters, and has been involved in prosecutions brought by the Serious Fraud Office, the Financial Conduct Authority, HM Revenue and Customs, and the Financial Reporting Council.

Adam Blakemore (Tax Law) advises on the taxation aspects of structuring domestic and cross-border corporate and financing transactions, including securitisations, repackagings, credit linked instruments, stock lending arrangements and a variety of financial products.

Jeremy Cross (Banking & Finance Law) focuses on funds finance and real estate finance, and has broad experience in acquisition, leverage and general corporate finance. He acts for lenders, borrowers and sponsors on a wide range of domestic and international financing transactions.

Stephen Day (Derivatives; Securitisation Law) represents financial institutions, funds and corporations in Europe and the United States in connection with a wide range of structured finance and securitisation transactions, with a particular focus on complex cross-border deals.

Richard Nevins (Insolvency & Restructuring Law) has advised both debtors and creditors on numerous significant transactions over the past two decades. He focuses on complex financial restructurings, special situation and high yield financings and refinancings, and public and private company M&A transactions.

Gregory Petrick (Insolvency & Restructuring Law), is co-chair of the firm’s Financial Restructuring Group and managing partner of the London office. He represents debtors, official unsecured creditors’ committees, secured lenders, state regulators and trustees in complex, cross-border corporate reorganizations.

David Quirolo (Securitisation Law) focuses primarily on CLOs, securitisation and repackaging transactions involving various asset types in the United States and Europe, representing banks, arrangers and asset managers in a variety of structured finance transactions.

Inclusion in Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer-review. The methodology is designed to capture the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical region and legal practice area.

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