24 June 2022 Press releases

GvW receives Record Number of Recommendations in Best Lawyers survey

With 129 recommendations in the 2022 Best Lawyers survey, GvW Graf von Westphalen achieved its best ranking ever. What is particularly notable is that the recommendations span as many as 32 areas of law, ranging from “A” like “Agriculture and Rural Affairs” to “W” like “White Collar Crime”. Its full-service, one-stop-shop approach has earned the firm 92 spots in the following categories of the ranking:

Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Employment Law, Foreign Trade Law, Banking and Finance Law, Construction Law, Company Pension Schemes, Data Security and Privacy Law, Energy Law, European Union Law, Franchise Law, Corporate Law, Health Care Law, Intellectual Property Law, Hospitality and Tourism Law, Real Estate Law, International Arbitration, Information Technology Law, Maritime Law, Media Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, Public Commercial Law, Litigation, Public Private Partnership, Regulatory Practice, Restructuring and Insolvency Law, Arbitration/Mediation, Tax Law, Telecommunications Law, Environmental Law, Venture Capital Law, Insurance Law and White Collar Crime.

In addition, Dr Maximilian Emanuel Elspas (Energy Law), Dr Raimond Emde (Distribution Systems Law), Prof Dr Ulrich Hösch (Environmental Law) and Dr Grace Nacimiento (Telecommunications Law) were each personally recognised as “Lawyer of the Year”.

The ranking is based on a survey US publisher Best Lawyers conducts every year among German law firms exclusively for the business newspaper “Handelsblatt” to identify the country’s top business lawyers. For more information about the survey click here.

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