September 16, 2016
Weil’s London Private Funds Group has been recognized as both a Tier 1 firm for Private Funds (covering private equity, infrastructure and credit funds) and a Tier 1 firm for Real Estate Funds by the Legal 500 2016 rankings. Uniquely amongst firms ranked by Legal 500 2016, Weil’s Private Funds Group is the only Private Funds practice in London to have achieved two top tier rankings in the Funds category.
Ed Gander, Head of Weil’s London Private Funds Group commented: “We are delighted with our dual Tier 1 rankings in Legal 500 this year, and to be the only firm in London to have top tier positions in two funds categories. This a testament to the team’s approach and hard work over recent years, and recognition of the fact that the group is providing the highest quality fundraising advice across the full spectrum of private funds. We continue to innovate and forge ahead in our core sectors by providing our clients with the most comprehensive, global private funds advisory capability of any law firm operating in these sectors. Crucial to our success is a cross-sector approach which, when combined with the group’s multi-disciplinary skill-set, enables us to provide our clients with the very best in new product development and fundraising execution.”
Ed is also again recognized by Legal 500 as a Leading Individual for funds, further cementing his position as one of the top lawyers in the funds industry. Fellow Private Funds Partner, Nigel Clark, is also recognized as a Recommended Individual following a series of highly successful fundraisings over recent years. The promotion of Stephen Fox to partner was also highlighted, demonstrating the group’s continued growth.