Boies Schiller Flexner's London office rose to Band 3 in the competitive Banking Litigation category and to Band 5 in Litigation in the latest edition of the Chambers UK rankings. The firm also maintained its Band 5 ranking in International Arbitration: Commercial Arbitration. Several individual attorneys were listed as well: Managing Partner Natasha Harrison is ranked in both Banking Litigation and Commercial and Corporate Litigation, Fiona Huntriss has moved up in the Banking Litigation category, Matt Getz is listed for Financial Crime: Corporates, and Will Hooker is ranked in International Arbitration for the first time.
In Litigation, Chambers reported that Boies Schiller Flexner’s London team “expertly handles international disputes, particularly those concerning the USA, where it can smoothly coordinate with the firm's offices in major cities including New York, Washington DC and Los Angeles.”
In Banking Litigation, a client reported that “it is a very well-run team with significant expertise, strength and depth.” Another client noted that “the team is good at gauging the approach and tone which will best suit the current audience.” Natasha Harrison “stands head and shoulders above the competition – having her on your side is very reassuring.” Fiona Huntriss “listens to the client’s views and reflects them in her approach.”
In Financial Crime: Corporates, Chambers reported that partner Matt Getz “offers a very systematic approach, with a strategic view, attention to detail and the right tactics.”
For Commercial and Corporate Litigation, Natasha Harrison is described as “phenomenal, with a very good, sophisticated and analytical mind.”
Within International Arbitration, a client noted that “all the lawyers of the team are professional, effective in their work, client-friendly and always ready to give feedback on clients’ queries.” Partner Will Hooker “is remarkably able. He is unflappable and is an impressive advocate.”