Shearman & Sterling received 17 practice and 31 individual recognitions in the 2022 edition of The Legal 500 EMEA. Shearman & Sterling’s overall 48 recognitions highlight the firm’s excellence in corporate, disputes and finance matters across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
The editors praised Shearman & Sterling for being a “go-to firm” in the region and clients praised the teams for having an “excellent knowledge of [clients’] files”, and “excellent availability, listening to the client and other service providers involved in their cases” with “stellar turnaround time”.
Among the highlights, The Legal 500 EMEA named Hervé Letréguilly and Niels Dejean to its Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame highlights lawyers who have received consistent praise from their clients for continued excellence and who are the pinnacle of the profession.
In addition, Jennifer Younan was named a “Leading Lawyer;” Lachlan Poustie was named a “Next Generation Partner” and Séverine de la Courtie, Anne-Sophie Maes and Charles Filleux-Pommerol were named “Rising Stars.”
The Legal 500 benchmarks the strength of law firms in more than 150 jurisdictions based on feedback from more than 300,000 clients worldwide.