We are pleased to announce that Sefton Fross has been recognised in the just released 2020 edition of the Legal 500 EMEA rankings as a leading law firm in our Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Banking, Finance and Capital Markets, and Energy and Natural Resources practice areas. The Legal 500 EMEA guide provides researched coverage in 85 countries and over 2,700 ranked law firms with updated, impartial, third party opinion on the leading law firms and lawyers in countries across the regions.
Sefton Fross was highly ranked as a Tier 2 firm in our Commercial, Corporate and M&A practice area, and Tier 3 firm for Banking, Finance and Capital Markets and Energy and Natural Resources practice areas respectively.
Our Managing Partner Olayemi Anyanechi, was ranked as a super elite “Leading Individual” in the Banking, Finance and Capital Markets practice area, in recognition of her proficiency and exemplary track record over more than two decades. She was also ranked as a “Recommended Lawyer” in Corporate Commercial and M&A, and Energy and Natural Resources practice areas.
Notable feedbacks from clients include that “Olayemi Anyanechi as a partner is extremely thorough. She also deeply understands her clients’ objectives and looks for the most appropriate structures to help achieve those objectives. Very comfortable to seek her opinion/ instruct the firm as we know we will always get quality back.”
Additionally, Lisa Onianwa, a Senior Associate in the firm was ranked as a “Recommended Lawyer” in the Commercial, Corporate and M&A practice area, and sources remarked that she is “another name to note for high-value corporate and commercial transactions in the energy (including oil and gas) sector”.
The Banking, Finance and Capital Markets team was described as “having a standout reputation in energy finance transactions”, and “being highly reputed in the debt capital markets sphere, where it is often a first port of call for the most significant debt issuances in the market”, and the Commercial, Corporate and M&A team was lauded for always “providing outstanding support”, while the Energy and Natural Resources team was noted as one with clientele ranging from international oil companies to joint venture companies and consortiums.
The rankings are an affirmation of the confidence and trust that our clients have reposed in us over the years. As a firm, we are appreciative of these rankings, especially at this time of global uncertainty and despair, and confirm our commitment to upholding our standards and continuing to provide excellent legal services to our clients.