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McGuireWoods Gets High Rankings in Legal 500 Europe 2015 Guide

Firm’s Brussels Lawyers Recognized in Corporate Law Practice Areas

April 9, 2015

McGuireWoods is recognized as a leading law firm in four corporate practice areas in The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2015, a highly esteemed guide to Europe’s leading law firms.

Based on feedback from clients and the work of the firm's lawyers, Legal 500 ranked McGuireWoods among the top law firms in the areas of corporate and mergers and acquisitions law; customs, trade, WTO and anti-dumping law; information technology; and real estate law. Brussels partners Yves Melin, Steven Ongena, Timothy Speelman, and Paul Van den Bulck are also noted in the guide for their work in these areas.

Highlighting McGuireWoods’ work in international trade matters, the publication notes the firm’s standout “expertise in Russian trade defense matters.”

This recognition follows McGuireWoods’ inclusion in Chambers Global 2015, another prominent legal industry guide ranking leading law firms and practitioners in 190 countries. The publication ranked McGuireWoods among the international trade elite in its Europe-wide Belgium tables, highlighting its representation of both European industries as complainants and non-EU exporters as respondents.

The Legal 500 EMEA provides readers with an impartial, third-party opinion on the leading law firms and lawyers across the region. Rankings are based on client feedback and The Legal 500’s independent research.

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