Armstrong Teasdale Lawyers Advance in Legal 500 U.K. 2024 Rankings

October 4, 2023 Press Releases

Armstrong Teasdale has been recognised by The Legal 500 U.K., which annually ranks leading law firms across various practice areas and industry sectors.

In addition to individual lawyer honours, Armstrong Teasdale has been recognised by The Legal 500 U.K. 2024 edition in the following practice categories: Employment, Immigration, Sport, Commercial Litigation, Equity Capital Markets, Mergers & Acquisitions, Mining & Minerals and Oil & Gas.

New Recommended Lawyers to join the firm’s rankings this year include Partner Jonathan Bruck and Senior Associate Louise Smyth for Employment. Partner Nick Leale, who joined the firm in May, has been recognised as a Leading Individual in Professional Discipline, and Associate Coral Yu has been named a Recommended Lawyer for Mergers & Acquisitions. Senior Associate Solicitor Emma Shaw has been newly recognised in the Tech, Media and Telecoms sector, in addition to prior rankings.

The rankings are based on the performance review of a firm or department, and various criteria are evaluated such as the bench strength of the team and the consistency of quality provided by each team.

The firm earned fantastic feedback from clients and peers in 2024, including:

  • “Fantastic solicitors – thorough, dedicated and achieve results.”
  • “The service and collaboration is absolutely great; quick turn around, knowledgeable and professional. We have a dedicated partner as our account manager and if there is an urgent need or problem then they will go out of their way to sort it.”

Armstrong Teasdale’s ranked U.K. lawyers include:

Commercial Litigation: Mid-Market

Robert Paydon

Fraser Mitchell

Andy Kerman

Molly Ahmed

Emma Shaw

Sport (Tech, Media and Telecoms)

Zane Shihab

James Thorndyke

Nick Bitel

Emma Shaw


Jonathan Bruck

Louise Smyth

Immigration: Business

Ben Xu

Equity Capital Markets: Small Mid-Cap

Joan Yu

Mergers & Acquisitions: Smaller Deals £10m-£100m

Peter Kohl

Joan Yu

Una Deretic

Coral Yu

Mining & Minerals

Peter Kohl

Una Deretic

Joan Yu

Oil & Gas

Peter Kohl

Joan Yu

Una Deretic

Professional Discipline

Nick Leale

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