Marie Demetriou QC

Marie Demetriou is our exclusively recommended Public Law expert in England on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Marie using the contact details listed above.

London, the capital of England and the United Kingdom, is a 21st-century city with history stretching back to Roman times. At its centre stand the imposing Houses of Parliament, the iconic ‘Big Ben’ clock tower and Westminster Abbey, site of British monarch coronations. Across the Thames River, the London Eye observation wheel provides panoramic views of the South Bank cultural complex, and the entire city.

Marie is widely recognised as a leading advocate in the fields of competition law, EU law, public law and human rights. This year Marie won both the Chambers & Partners Competition Silk of the Year and The Legal 500 EU and Competition Silk of the Year awards and was also one of 12 barristers to be named as one of the Lawyer’s Hot 100 2020.

Marie is also Star Rated for competition law in the Chambers & Partners directory. Since 2015, Marie has been Standing Counsel to the Competition and Markets Authority, representing the CMA in its major litigation in the courts. Between 2016-2018, Marie was Chair of the Bar European Group.

Firm Overview:

Brick Court Chambers is one of the leading sets of barristers’ chambers in the United Kingdom. In addition to providing specialist expertise in each of those areas of law, we are uniquely placed to handle cases involving more than one field.

We have 92 members, including 44 QCs, who practise full-time. We also have links in many common law jurisdictions through distinguished door tenants and academics.

Members of chambers are independent and self-employed with a wide diversity of skills and practices. The Brick Court ethos is always to provide a service of the very highest quality. We pride ourselves not only on excellence in advocacy and advisory work but on being accessible, user friendly and team players.

Jean Lee

Jean Lee is our exclusively recommended Public Law expert in Washington, DC on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Jean directly using the contact details listed above.

Public law is the part of law that governs relations between legal persons and a government, between different institutions within a state, between different branches of governments, as well as relationships between persons that are of direct concern to society.

Jean has represented agency and commercial lenders as well as sponsors in complex project financing’s in a variety of sectors, including oil and gas, power and infrastructure. Her experience includes advising ECAs and DFIs, such as United States Exim Bank, KEXIM, K-Sure, OPIC, IDB and IFC, on a diverse range of projects around the globe.

She also served as internal counsel at a global solar energy services company, where she focused on expanding the company’s operations outside the United States.

Jean is a proficient Korean speaker and recently spent several years in A&O’s Seoul office.

Firm Overview:

Allen & Overy is a global law firm that helps the world’s leading businesses to grow, innovate and thrive. For almost a century, we have built a reputation for our commitment to think ahead and bring original solutions to our clients’ most complex legal and commercial challenges.

At a time of significant turbulence in the business world, we are determined to help our clients embrace change, confidently expand into new markets and keep on top of ever-more complicated regulatory frameworks.

To do this, we will harness our global strength and local knowledge. We will drive towards our vision to become the world’s most innovative law firm. And we will continue to create an environment where the brightest minds can flourish.

Discover how we are positioning ourselves – and our clients – for the future.

SOLEGE LIMITADA

SOLEGE LIMITADA is our exclusively recommended Public Law firm in Equatorial Guinea on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact SOLEGE LIMITADA directly using the contact details listed above.

SOLEGE LIMITADA was established in Malabo, the capital of Equatorial Guinea, in 2005, being a Miranda Alliance member for more than a decade. Over the years, SOLEGE and MIRANDA have jointly assisted international clients in connection with a significant number of projects and transactions related to Equatorial Guinea.

The firm’s lawyers are fluent in Spanish and English, among other languages, and are able to advise clients on all areas of business law. Alongside a deep understanding of corporate and commercial issues, the firm has unrivalled expertise in the oil & gas sector – which activity underpins the Equatorial Guinea economy.

SOLEGE LIMITADA is highly ranked by the leading international directories, including Chambers Global (Band 1), which says: “A top-drawer firm acting on the full spectrum of business law mandates, including commercial transactions, labour matters and regulatory advice. The team displays formidable expertise in the oil and gas sector and is frequently instructed by overseas clients on significant projects, including construction and infrastructure mandates. The group is also well versed in banking, TMT, environment and tax matters, and is equally equipped to handle contentious work.”

Malabo, on Bioko island, is a port city and the capital of Equatorial Guinea. Spanish colonial architecture includes the neo-Gothic, twin-towered Santa Isabel Cathedral. The dark green Casa Verde is a 19th-century house that was prefabricated in Belgium. The Equatoguinean Cultural Centre has gallery and performance spaces. To the south, densely forested Parque Nacional del Pico Basilé surrounds Pico Basilé Volcano.

Tim Clarke

Tim Clarke is our exclusively recommended Public Law expert in New Zealand on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Tim directly using the contact details listed above.

Tim leads the firm’s public law and policy practice and has over 20 years’ experience providing public law and policy advice to major national and international corporates, key government departments, state owned enterprises and crown entities.

He is also a leading advisor on regulatory law matters (including economic regulation) across a range of industry sectors including finance, transportation, health, fisheries, food, water, ports, airports and energy.

Prior to joining Russell McVeagh in 2005, Tim established and led the public law and policy practice of another major New Zealand law firm.

Five partner appointments enhance Russell McVeagh partnership : Russell McVeagh

Firm Overview:

Russell McVeagh is New Zealand’s premier commercial law firm.

Russell McVeagh has nearly 400 staff and partners across our Auckland and Wellington offices. Our lawyers are highly regarded in their fields and are recognised internationally for their expertise.

Whether a major corporate, regulator, investor, public sector, or non-profit organisation, we listen and take the time to develop a deep understanding of our clients’ ambitions. We adapt to the client’s preferred ways of working and always seek to find solutions that align with their culture and values, and strategic goals. Above all, we aim to provide pragmatic and clear advice.