News 22 Apr. 2021

Curtis Practices and Attorneys Gain Recognition in the Legal 500 EMEA 2021

Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP was named one of the foremost law firms operating in Europe, the Middle East and Africa in Legal 500's latest EMEA guide.

The firm was identified as a leader in 13 different practice areas spanning 5 countries. In addition to the practice area rankings, 30 Curtis lawyers were cited as recommended lawyers in their fields.

The Legal 500 guides review the strength and strategies of law firms in over 150 jurisdictions. Researchers speak to thousands of law firm clients in order to identify the best law firms around the globe.

The following Curtis practice areas and lawyers were recommended in the 2021 edition.

France Dispute Resolution: International Arbitration: Tier 3

Practice head(s): Geoffroy Lyonnet; Peter Wolrich

“Curtis has long been a go-to firm for international arbitration, particularly for large and complex cases involving states and state interests. The firm has a wealth of experience and expertise in such cases, and Peter Wolrich and his team in Paris are world-class.”

France Tax: Tier 5

Practice head(s): Marco Blanco

“The team is robust. They have the capacity to duly follow up on matters until completion. All options and risks are laid out clearly.”

Italy Real Estate and Construction: Tier 4

Practice head(s): Sergio Esposito Farber

Other key lawyers: Carmine Gravina; Giovanni Sagramoso

“Professionalism, availability and great ability to adapt to customer needs.”

Italy Dispute Resolution: Tier 4

Practice head(s):Emanuella Agostinelli; Irene Petrelli; Edoardo Zucchelli

Other key lawyers: Tullio Treves; Emanuele Ballo; Milo Molfa

“Curtis’s international arbitration team is the pioneer in the area of practice. The in-depth knowledge and diligent lawyers who always dedicate to the client are the key points that make the team so unique. The lawyers are well positioned for their background in arbitration, high-skilled in negotiation and settlement disputes.”

Italy Banking and Finance: Borrower side: Tier 5

Practice head(s): Alfonso Annibale de Marco

Other key lawyers: Sergio Esposito Farber; Filippo Bianchi

Italy Banking and Finance: Lender or Arranger side: Tier 5

Practice head(s): Alfonso Annibale de Marco

Other key lawyers: Sergio Esposito Farber; Enrico Troianiello; Filippo Bianchi

Italy Commercial, Corporate and M&A: Tier 5

Practice head(s): Alfonso de Marco

Other key lawyers: Filippo Palmieri; Carmine Gravina; Amedeo Barbato; Simone Castelli, Dino Dima (Recommended)

“They pay particular attention to the client and its vision.”

Kazakhstan Dispute Resolution: Tier 1

Practice head(s): Peter Wolrich; Geoffroy Lyonnet; Askar Moukhitdinov; Eric Gilioli; Hermann Ferre

“The Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle legal team has, in my experience, a facility for dealing with complex technical and commercial aspects of international arbitration and ADR, at a level of understanding that is rare.”

Kazakhstan Energy and Natural Resources: Tier 2

Practice head(s): Askar Moukhitdinov; Eric Gilioli

Other key lawyers: Nurlan Mukhitdinov

Oman Banking and Finance: Tier 2

Practice head(s): Mehdi Al-Lawati

Oman Commercial, Corporate and M&A: Tier 2

Ranked as a Next Generation Partner: Mehdi Al Lawati

Practice head(s): Mehdi Al Lawati

Other key lawyers: Malcolm Abaza

Oman Dispute Resolution: Tier 2

Practice head(s): Simon Ward

Other key lawyers: Dominic Pilkington; Mehdi Al Lawati; Hamood Al-Rawahi

“The individuals are professional and they know how to communicate in a friendly manner which is very important and build confidence and relaxation in dealing with the firm. They do analysis thoroughly and highlight the points we need to be alerted on and which they considered important.”

UAE Commercial, Corporate and M&A: Tier 5

Practice head(s): Jeremy Miocevic

Other key lawyers: Patrick Callinan

“I believe the key to the success of the practice is to have lawyers with international experience yet an ability to take a practical and commercial approach to its real-world application to local markets.”

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