Litigation in Europe

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.

They always made themselves available and were willing to work overnight, which is important in litigation.

Chambers UK and Chambers Europe

Ranking

Ranked as a leading firm for Litigation: Highly Regarded 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 leading firm for Litigation: Elite in France by Chambers Europe and Chambers Global. “A real class act.”

Ranked as a leading firm for Dispute Resolution: commercial litigation in France by The Legal 500 EMEA. Antoine Kirry and Frederick Davis ranked as leading lawyers.

Ranked as a leading law firm for Commercial and Transactional Litigation by Benchmark Litigation Europe. “First rate team, strength in depth, very good team players, fun to work with.”

Partner Highlight

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.

Kevin Lloyd

Richard Lawton 

 

Ranked as a leading law firm for Litigation and Commercial and Corporate Litigation in the UK.

“Distinguished team with impressive international capabilities.”

“The performance of the firm was quite outstanding.”

Chambers UK, 2019

Ranked as a leading law firm for Commercial Litigation in the UK.

“Debevoise and Plimpton LLP is ‘outstanding in commercial litigation’”.

Kevin Lloyd is ranked as a leading individual, and Christopher Boyne is ranked as a next generation lawyer.

— Legal 500 UK, 2018

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