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22 September 2015 / by / in

Legal 500 Ranks Bivonas Law as a leading boutique in five practice areas.

Bivonas Law is pleased to announce that we have again been ranked highly in five of our key practice areas in this year’s Legal 500; the most comprehensive worldwide guide to recommended Law firms, Lawyers, Attorneys, Advocates, Solicitors and Barristers.

The rankings are based on a series of criteria including feedback from our clients which is quoted in Legal 500 assessment. Read on below to see what our clients and contemporaries have to say about the Bivonas Law team.

White Collar Crime (tier one):

“Bivonas Law LLP is a ‘leading’ specialist boutique firm that offers a ‘very professional, careful and thorough’ service. Practice head Antony Brown is ‘a master of strategy’, and leads a department of ‘serious players’ that includes the ‘hardworking’ John Bechelet; the ‘very impressive’ Cindy Dorrington; and the ‘knowledgeable’ Stephen Sharp. Rebecca Dix joined from 2 Bedford Row as a senior associate in 2015.”

Corporate Crime (tier three):

“‘Politically astute’ and ‘good value for money’, Bivonas Law LLP has ‘substantial experience’ in acting on complex high-profile cases. It is also instructed on investigations and self-reporting regimes. Founding partner Antony Brown, Cindy Dorrington and Stephen Sharp are recommended.”

 Civil Fraud (tier three):

“The ‘highly competent’ litigation team at Bivonas Law LLP offers ‘excellent practical advice’ under the ‘knowledgeable’ and ‘no-nonsense’ John Bechelet. It predominantly acts for individuals, and advised a Russian oligarch in relation to proceedings in the Commercial Court. Geoff Mendelsohn, who is ‘very effective at managing clients’, joined from Fieldfisher in 2014.”

 Financial Services (tier four):

“Litigation boutique Bivonas Law LLP has a ‘very good feel for the area’, and is an ‘excellent choice’ for individuals facing regulatory investigation and/or criminal litigation. Managing partner Antony Brown ‘really understands the City’, and was very active representing individuals from numerous major banks in market manipulation matters.”

Health and Safety (tier four):

“Regulatory and crime specialist Bivonas Law LLP features in the ranking for the first time, following the arrival of Michael Appleby in April 2014; he has a strong contentious practice, and is an ‘excellent tactician’.”


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