Published 24 February 2021
International law firm DAC Beachcroft has maintained its strong overall rankings across seven practice areas in Chambers & Partners’ Global Guide 2021, including a Band 1 global ranking for its Latin American Insurance expertise.
Retaining its top-tier ranking for yet another year, DACB’s Latin America team was described as a “stellar insurance outfit revered for its ability to handle high-level cross-border mandates”.
Globally, the firm was commended for its Band 2 contentious insurance practice, “made up of a market-leading team in the UK, a strong network in continental Europe and comprehensive coverage of Latin America”. One client praised the team’s “high level of expertise and experience in their practice and excellent client relationship management”.
In Ireland, Chambers singled out DACB’s “notable experience in professional disciplinary matters”, with the firm’s Dublin office maintaining its global ranking for Dispute Resolution.
In the UK, DACB was recognised with worldwide rankings in four categories: Insurance Sector: Insurer (International & Cross-Border), Insurance: Contentious Claims & Reinsurance, and Insurance: Contentious Claims & Reinsurance (Latin America) and Employment.
Overall, ten of DAC Beachcroft’s lawyers were ranked in the Global guide: UK-based Insurance specialists Anthony Menzies, Chris Wilkes, Duncan Strachan, Julian Miller, Liam O’Connell, Mark Kendall and Nick Young; Employment partner Khurram Shamsee, also in the UK; Irish litigator Lisa Broderick; and Madrid-based dispute resolution expert Mercedes Romero.