Debevoise’s European litigation team, based in London, Paris and Frankfurt, focuses on delivering the most strategically advantageous and practical solutions for client’s problems.
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Ranked as a leading firm for Litigation.
—Chambers UK, 2020 and Chambers Europe, 2019
Ranked as a leading firm for Litigation in the UK. “They have good strength in depth, with people on the ground who are well versed in legal theory” by Chambers Europe.
Ranked as a top tier firm for Dispute Resolution – Global-wide by Chambers Global (2020).
Ranked as a leading firm for Commercial Litigation and White Collar Crime in France by The Legal 500 EMEA (2020).
Ranked as a leading law firm for Commercial and Transactional Litigation by Benchmark Litigation Europe (2020).
“An absolutely first-rate firm at the top of its game. A go-to firm for the largest, most complex commercial disputes. The litigation team is fantastically led and stacked with talent.”
Partner Kevin Lloyd and international counsel Richard Lawton are advising BAT Industries in relation to various legal proceedings to determine which parties will bear ultimate liability in respect of the costs of cleaning up the Fox River in Wisconsin and the Kalamazoo River in Michigan, which have been contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls.
The total clean-up related costs in respect of the Fox River alone are estimated to be around $1 billion.
Ranked as a leading law firm for Litigation and Commercial and Corporate Litigation in the UK.
“They give very sensible, well-grounded and well-reasoned commercial advice, and the quality of their work product is very high.”
“The firm has in-depth knowledge and communicates very well the issues at stake.”
—Chambers UK, 2021
Ranked as a leading law firm for Commercial Litigation in the UK.
“They demonstrate deep knowledge about arbitration/litigation rules and procedures, along with an understanding of industry specifics.”
“This absolutely first-class firm is involved in the biggest and most complex commercial disputes and is stacked with talented lawyers who are also commercially aware.”
“Debevoise & Plimpton LLP fields ‘profoundly capable lawyers who will truly get to the heart of a case.’”
Kevin Lloyd is named to the Hall of Fame, Christopher Boyne is ranked as a Next Generation Partner, and Akima Paul Lambert is ranked as a Rising Star.
—The Legal 500 UK, 2020-2021