New deal lawyer rankings reveal busiest UK partners for first half of 2017

White & Case, Orrick and Addleshaws partners top ranking of UK's most active deal lawyers by volume for H1

Partners from White & Case and Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe have topped a new ranking of the UK’s most active deal lawyers by volume in the first half of 2017.

Data from Mergermarket shows White & Case private equity co-head Ian Bagshaw (pictured) topping the table, which covers a slow H1 by deal volume, alongside Orrick City corporate partner Anthony Riley. Both had roles on eight deals during the period, with Baghaw’s deals worth a total of £5.7bn and Riley’s worth £21m.

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