News 05 Oct. 2023

Curtis Recognized in Newly Released Legal 500 UK 2024

View all of Curtis’ rankings and read the full editorial in Legal 500 UK 2024.

In the latest Legal 500 UK 2024 guide, Curtis’ practice groups and individuals have been recognized in International Arbitration, Public International Law, Investment Fund Formation and Management, Projects, Energy and Natural Resources. The firm has received excellent feedbacks from its client, including:

International Arbitration

  • ‘Outstanding professionals, always meeting the strictest deadlines, and delivering high-quality legal services.’
  • ‘Always willing to discuss the merits of the case, even during non-working hours – they are extremely capable litigators and committed professionals, with a very clear understanding of the legal market.’
  • ‘Full commitment, client oriented, and with an extremely practical and commercial approach.’
  • ‘Extremely prepared, creative, flexible, and attentive.’
  • ‘What makes this firm unique is the exceptional quality of its services.’
  • ‘The firm provides an outstanding service in every aspect throughout the preparation of cases. Achieves good results for the client.’

Public International Law

‘The Curtis PIL practice is unique – apart from being members of the Bar and practising law, its lawyers are also specialists in PIL.’

Investment Fund Formation and Management

  • ‘The team is first-rate, with an astonishing breadth of top-flight work.’
  • ‘When you’re a not a lawyer, you want a team that fills in the blanks; and there are many when you’re a first-time manager. I feel comfortable with this team that there won’t be any surprises, that they know what I don’t know, and I feel as though they always have my best interests at heart.’
  • ‘The core team has excellent fund formation and management experience. They’re familiar with many different formation structures, investment strategies and jurisdictions. I’ve also found them to be more personally invested in the process with rapid response times.’
  • ‘The individuals are very intelligent, receptive to feedback, and do not treat you as another horse in the stable. It’s a bespoke and highly personal service.’
  • ‘They are highly pragmatic and listen to their clients needs and offer clear and simple solutions’

Projects, Energy and Natural Resources

  • 'Flexible hard-working team that finds solutions to issues. Works collaboratively and have excellent industry contacts in all aspects of the business.’
  • ‘Great industry knowledge and practical support and advice.’

Many of the firm’s attorneys received individual recognition across all ranked practice areas:

International Arbitration

  • ‘Luciana Ricart shows she has an extensive experience in investment arbitration and a solid knowledge of international law. She has a clear vision of what she wants to achieve and how to do it, making her very diligent in coordinating a team.‘
  • ‘Milo Molfa is highly recommended. A rising champion in complex arbitration proceedings.’

Public International Law

  • ‘Luciana Ricart and Charles Buderi are both specialists in PIL. They have authored important works and are serious professionals.’

Investment Fund Formation and Management

  • ‘Thomas Laurer and Angus Thompson are my point people as I build out the fund. I love how they approach this relationship as a long-term investment and not a transactional exercise. It is refreshing. I have a lot of trust in both of them.’
  • ‘Daniel Lewin is a brilliant tax lawyer.’

Projects, Energy and Natural Resources

  • ‘Marc Hammerson. Very calm and gives helpful, practical advice.’
  • ‘Marc Hammerson is an excellent upstream oil & gas lawyer. He understands deal metrics perfectly and has a common sense approach.’

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