Steptoe Receives Six Practice, 13 Individual Mentions The Legal 500 EMEA

April 16, 2014

Steptoe’s Brussels office received six practice mentions and 13 individual mentions for lawyers in the 2014 edition of The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa.  In addition, the firm has been recommended as a “Top Tier Firm” in four of the six practice areas.  The Legal 500 series is considered to be the world’s largest legal reference guide.  More than 250,000 corporate counsel have been surveyed and interviewed globally in the past 12 months. The Legal 500 is an independent guide, and firms and individuals are recommended purely on merit. 

The following Steptoe practices and lawyers are recommended:

Practice areas:

  • Competition
  • Customs, Trade, WTO and Antidumping
  • EU Regulatory: Chemicals (REACH) – Top Tier Firm
  • EU Regulatory: Environment (including WEEE and RoHS) – Top Tier Firm
  • EU Regulatory: Financial Services – Top Tier Firm
  • EU Regulatory: Food – Top Tier Firm

Individual Lawyers: 

  • Darren Abrahams – EU Regulatory: Chemicals (REACH) and EU Regulatory: Food
  • Yves Botteman – Competition
  • Ruxandra Cana – EU Regulatory: Environment (including WEEE and RoHS)
  • Robert Fleishman – Competition
  • Anna Gergely – EU Regulatory: Chemicals (REACH), EU Regulatory: Environment (including WEEE and RoHS), and EU Regulatory: Food
  • Jean Russotto – EU Regulatory: Financial Services
  • James Searles – Customs, Trade, WTO and Anti-Dumping
  • Guy Soussan – Customs, Trade, WTO and Anti-Dumping, and EU Regulatory: Financial Services
  • Philip Woolfson – EU Regulatory: Financial Services 

Read more on the recommendations in The Legal 500

For more information on Steptoe’s presence in the professional community, see the Honors & Rankings page.