Clifford Chance triumphs in IFLR Europe awards

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Clifford Chance triumphs in IFLR Europe awards

Clifford Chance has won international law firm of the year at IFLR’s Europe awards in London.

The magic circle firm scooped the award following its successes on both restructuring and structured finance team awards and four country awards.

“Clifford Chance has excelled across the continent this year and I congratulate them on their success,” said managing editor Tom Young.

Linklaters was also celebrating, having dominated in capital markets work and picking up debt and equity-linked and equity team awards.

The ceremony, held at the Dorchester hotel in London tonight also saw Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom win M&A team, Willkie Farr & Gallagher pick up private equity and White & Case scoop project finance awards.

The ceremony included this year’s regulatory services award, which Paul Tucker of the Bank of England won. IFLR’s lifetime award was picked up Emmanuel Maurice of European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.

Congratulations to all the winners. See below for a full list of awards.

DEBT AND EQUITY-LINKED DEAL OF THE YEAR

Credit Suisse Cocos
Allen & Overy
Carey Olsen
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
Homburger
Linklaters

EQUITY DEAL OF THE YEAR

Glencore IPO
Clifford Chance
Linklaters
Mourant Ozannes
Pestalozzi

HIGH YIELD DEAL OF THE YEAR

Kabel BW Group
Allen & Overy
Bonn Schmitt
Clifford Chance
Cravath Swaine & Moore
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Latham & Watkins
Hengeler Mueller
Ropes & Gray
Shearman & Sterling

M&A DEAL OF THE YEAR

Colfax/Charter
Carey Olsen
Mourant Ozannes
Shearman & Sterling
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom
Slaughter and May
White & Case

PRIVATE EQUITY DEAL OF THE YEAR

Yoplait/General Mills
Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Willkie Farr & Gallagher

PROJECT FINANCE DEAL OF THE YEAR

Nord Stream pipeline: Phase II
Clifford Chance
White & Case

RESTRUCTURING DEAL OF THE YEAR

KCA Deutag
Allen & Overy
Clifford Chance
Freshfields Bruckhaus Derringer
Linklaters
Ropes & Gray
SNR Denton

STRUCTURED FINANCE AND SECURITISATION

Deco CMBS
Allen & Overy
Paul Hastings

NATIONAL WINNERS

Austria
Wolf Theiss

Baltics
Sorainen

Belgium
Clifford Chance

Czech Republic
CMS Cameron McKenna

Denmark
Plesner

Finland
Roschier

France
Bredin Prat

Germany
Hengeler Mueller

Greece
Koutalidis Law Office

Hungary
Andreko Kinstellar

Ireland
McCann FitzGerald

Israel
Herzog Fox & Neeman

Italy
Bonelli Erede Pappalardo

Luxembourg
Clifford Chance

Netherlands
NautaDutilh

Norway
BA-HR

Poland
Clifford Chance

Portugal
Veira de Almeida

Romania
Tuca Zbarcea & Asociatii

Russia
Clifford Chance

Spain
Uria Menendez

Sweden
Mannheimer Swartling

Switzerland
Homburger

Turkey
Pekin & Pekin

Ukraine
Sayenko Kharenko

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Emmanuel Maurice - EBRD

REGULATORY SERVICES AWARD

Paul Tucker - Bank of England

TEAMS

Debt and equity-linked team of the year

Linklaters

Equity team of the year

Linklaters

High yield team of the year

Latham & Watkins

M&A team of the year

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom

Private equity team of the year

Willkie Farr & Gallagher

Project finance team of the year

White & Case

Restructuring team of the year

Clifford Chance

Securitisation and structured finance team of the year

Clifford Chance

US law firm in Europe

White & Case

In-house debt team of the year

Deutsche Bank

In-house equity team of the year

Morgan Stanley

International law firms of the year

Clifford Chance