MLL is ranked in all practice areas researched by IFLR 1000 in Switzerland for the 2020 edition of their yearly guide of leading financial law firms in the world. Client feedback in these areas includes:
Banking and finance: „Very responsive with a thorough understanding of client’s needs and concerns. The firm advises in a thorough yet practical way. It always tries to find solutions that client can work with in practice.“
Capital markets – Dept: „Efficient client friendly collaboration and high responsiveness“
Capital markets – Equity: „Very pragmatic, goal-oriented and efficient approach with a very short response time for any enquiries. Acting as transaction counsel representing both the interest of the issuer and the lead manager, the company did a great job in finding efficient compromise solutions that were acceptable for both represented parties.“
M&A: „Excellent, very dedicated, strong negotiation skills, very deep and detailed involvement“ and „very entrepreneurial and professional advice.“
IFLR 1000 also rates individual lawyers. Alexander Vogel, Andrea Sieber, Christophe Rapin and Wolfgang Müller received the „Highly Regarded Leading Lawyer“ distinction and Stephanie Comtesse and Thomas Lustenberger that of being „Expert Consultant, Leading Lawyer“. MLL’s other listed lawyers are Daniel Schoch, Mona Stephenson and Christoph Pétermann while partner Samuel Ljubicic and senior associates Ülkü Cibik and Reto Luthiger received recognition from referees.
IFLR1000 is the only legal directory focused on ranking law firms and lawyers on the basis financial and corporate transactional work. IFLR1000 has been researching legal markets for 30 years with an experienced research team based in London, New York and Hong Kong. IFLR1000 is part of Euromoney Institutional Investor, one of the world’s largest financial publishers and provides market-leading information online and in print for in-house counsel, private practice lawyers and industry leaders.