Sullivan & Worcester UK LLP Ranked in the 2017 Edition of The Legal 500 United Kingdom

 
October 11, 2017

Sullivan & Worcester UK LLP's Trade Finance practice received a Tier 1 ranking in the 2017 edition of The Legal 500 United Kingdom. In addition, Simon Cook, Mark Norris and Geoffrey Wynne were recognized as leading individuals. The firm was also ranked in Dispute Resolution-Commercial Litigation, where Marian Boyle was recommended.

Editorial Comments from The Legal 500 United Kingdom

Standout figures include the 'hugely respected' Geoffrey Wynne, who provides 'excellent value for money and has a great understanding of the issues in the Middle East and in Africa'; Simon Cook, who is 'skillful, clever and business-oriented'; Mark Norris, who acts for numerous ECAs and is praised for his 'commercial and user-friendly approach'; and Marian Boyle, who 'provides very good response times and excellent product knowledge.'

The firm advised Deutsche Bank and a syndicate of lenders on the 2016 $1.8bn annual pre-export receivables-backed trade finance facility for the Ghana Cocoa Board, and acted for a club of Scandinavian banks on a $400m buyer finance commercial loan to an East African borrower to fund the purchase of telecommunications equipment.

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