Legal Business

Global London Focus: Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy

London headcount: 116 lawyers, 22 partners

Fee-earner headcount change since 2012: +81%

London heads: Suhrud Mehta and Julian Stait

Office speciality: Finance, restructuring, capital markets, litigation

Representative work: Defended Visa on a claim brought by Sainsbury’s on interchange fees and acted for the defendants in $1bn competition Libor case; advised on the $3.7bn restructuring of offshore drilling services contractor Ocean Rig; advised the lenders on Bridgepoint Capital’s acquisition of vehicle rental firm Zenith Group.