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LONDON – 8 November, 2018 – Lawyers and practices of global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP’s London office were recognized in the 2018 Legal 500 U.K. Guide. For the second consecutive year, the firm was ranked top-tier for “Investment fund formation and management: Real estate funds.”

In addition, four lawyers were recognized as leading lawyers: Global Vice Chair Paul Maher for M&A, Shareholder Tim Webb for Real Estate, and shareholders Barry Vitou and Ann-Marie Ottaway for Regulatory Investigations and Corporate Crime.

According to the publisher, The Legal 500 U.K. is the leading guide to law firms in the U.K. Published annually, it is researched and written by an experienced team. The research process involves inviting submissions from law firms across the U.K.

The 2018 guide recommends Greenberg Traurig's London office in the following practices:

  • Corporate and commercial – EU and competition
  • Corporate and commercial – Equity capital markets
  • Corporate and commercial – M&A: Upper mid-market and premium deals, £250m+
  • Finance – Bank lending: Investment grade debt and syndicated loans
  • Investment fund formation and management – Real estate funds
  • Projects, energy, and natural resources – Water
  • Real estate – Commercial property: development
  • Real estate – Commercial property: investment
  • Environment
  • Property Finance
  • Risk advisory: Regulatory investigations and corporate crime

The Greenberg Traurig lawyers listed below are recommended in the 2018 Legal 500 U.K. editorial based on the guide’s industry or practice area designations as selected by researchers:

Corporate and Commercial:



  • Gary Bellingham – Bank lending: investment grade debt and syndicated loans
  • Emma Menzies – Bank lending: investment grade debt and syndicated loans

Investment fund formation and management:

Projects, Energy and Natural Resources:

  • Lisa Navarro – Water
  • Gillian Sproul – Water
  • Henrietta Walker – Water

Property Finance:

  • Gary Bellingham – Property finance
  • Emma Menzies – Property finance
  • Steven Cowins – Property finance

Real Estate:

  • Steven Cowins – commercial property
  • Matthew Priday– Commercial property
  • Tim Webb – Commercial property

Risk Advisory:

  • Anne-Marie Ottaway – Regulatory Investigations and Corporate Crime
  • Barry Vitou – Regulatory Investigations and Corporate Crime

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (GT) has more than 2,000 attorneys in 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. GT has been recognized for its philanthropic giving, was named the largest firm in the U.S. by Law360 in 2017, and is among the Top 20 on the 2018 Am Law Global 100. Web: Twitter: @GT_Law.