Black Letter Law Directory | 2015 | Partners in the US and Other International Law Firms with UK offices

This sub-section lists partners in the US and other International law firms with UK offices who are of African, Asian, Caribbean and other ethnic minority ancestry.

Camille Abousleiman

Camille Abousleiman is a partner at Dechert specialising in corporate and corporate finance and capital markets. He has expertise in mergers and acquisitions, debt restructuring, bonds, equity. He attended the Harvard Law School and was admitted to both the New York and Lebanon bar. He began...

Abayomi Akinjide

Abayomi (Yomi) Akinjide is Co-Leader of Fasken Martineau's Global Energy Group. He has practised at leading City of London and US international law firms and has extensive corporate experience, with a particular emphasis on complex cross-border mergers and acquisitions. Yomi is also experienced...

Marwan Al-Turki

Marwan Al-Turki is a partner at Debevoise and Plimpton and specialises in private equity and hedge funds. He read Law at the University of Oxford where he also obtained an M.A. in jurisprudence. Marwan trained at Magic Circle law firm, Slaughter and May and qualified as a solicitor in...

Karen Anne Guch

Karen Anne Guch is a partner at global law firm Baker & McKenzie. Karen is based at the firm's London office and specialises in domestic and cross-border leveraged buyouts, investments, acquisitions and disposals. She is also involved in general merger and acquisition transactions, corporate...

Tania Bedi

Tania Bedi is a partner in the finance group at the London office of global law firm Ropes & Gray. Her specialism is international bank finance, particularly leveraged buyouts, acquisition finance, telecom finance, bridge-to-bond financing and general banking and restructuring transactions....

E. Raman Bet-Monsour

E. Raman Bet-Monsour is a partner at the London and Paris offices of Debevoise and Plimpton in its Private Equity, Mergers and Acquisitions and Securities Group. He has a degree and Masters in International Affairs from the John Hopkins University and studied Law at the Columbia Law...

Sandy Bhogal

Sandy Bhogal is a Tax Transactions & Consulting partner at Mayer Brown in London. His experience ranges from general corporate tax advice to transactional advice on matters involving corporate finance, banking, capital markets, asset finance and property.  In January 2015 he was...

Colin Chang

Colin Chang is a partner in White & Case's Capital Markets group based in London and Paris. He has extensive experience representing underwriters and issuers in securities offerings, with a particular emphasis on high-yield offerings.  He has also represented various parties in a range of...

Barry Fishley

Barry Fishley is a corporate partner at international law firm Weil Gotshal & Manges. He has wide-ranging experience in E-commerce, IT, IP and telecoms. He advises FTSE 100 companies, technology companies, Government departments and start-ups on E-commerce issues, IP exploitation and...

Sunil Gadhia

Sunil Gadhia, a commercial litigator, is a partner at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton’s London office. Sunil moved to the firm in 2012 and had previously spent his entire career at Stephenson Harwood, where he rose from being a trainee in 1988 to becoming its Chief Executive in 2003. He...

Reena Gogna

Reena Gogna is a partner in the London Banking practice at Weil Gotshal & Manges. She represents financial institutions on finance and general banking issues such as debt and debt restructuring, high yield financing and leverage finance. Prior to joining Weil Gotshal & Manges, Reena was a...

Mayank Gupta

Mayank Gupta is a partner in the Banking & Finance practice of the London office of Mayer Brown. He advises financial institutions (state and privately owned) and multinational companies from wide-ranging sectors on a variety of financing transactions. His work includes leverage finance,...

Osma Hudda

Osma Hudda is a partner at the London office of international law firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and is a member of its Dispute Resolution Group. Osma focus is on international arbitration and she has represented clients from wide-ranging industries, particularly oil and gas, before arbitral...

Kem Ihenacho

 

Kem Ihenacho is partner at the London office of US law firm Latham & Watkins and Co-Chair of its Africa Practice. Previously, he was a partner and co-head of the Africa practice at Magic Circle law firm Clifford Chance for seven years before taking up his current post...

Manzer Ijaz

Manzer Ijaz joined Milbank as a partner on 1 May 2015 and he was previously a partner at Magic Circle law firm Linklaters. Mazer has extensive experience of advising lenders (including export credit agencies and multilaterals) and sponsors on energy and infrastructure projects around the world,...

Vica Irani

Vica Irani is a partner at the London office of international law firm Jones Day. She specialises in general corporate and securities law, with primary emphasis on the representation of issuers, underwriters and other institutions in Initial Public Offerings and other equity offerings and M&A...

Trevor James

Trevor James is the London Managing Partner at the London office of Morrison and Foerster, a leading US law firm and one of the 30 largest law firms in the world. Trevor made made UK history in December 2008 by becoming the first black managing partner of such an international...

Partha Kar

Partha Kar, a restructuring partner at the London office of international law firm Kirkland & Ellis, was named in The Lawyer magazine’s Hot 100 for 2011 along with fellow restructuring partner Kon Asimacopoulos. Both head up the firm’s restructuring practice and have landed roles on some...

Amy Kho

Amy Kho is a a partner in the banking and finance department at the London office of international law firm Jones Day since 2013. Her practice focus is cross-border financing transactions in Western and Central Europe, including acquisition finance, project finance, structured finance and secured...

Nabil Khodadad

Nabil Khodadad is a partner at Vinson & Elkins’ London office and is the global co-head of the firm’s project finance practice. Nabil has been based in London for more than two decades and has extensive...

Hamish Lal

Hamish Lal is a partner at international law firm Jones Day and is the head of its contentious and non-contentious construction law practice. Hamish’s practice encompasses real estate, renewables, nuclear, oil, gas, project finance and major projects sectors. He has handled...

Mei Lian

Mei Lian is a partner at Shearman and Sterling LLP in the Finance group. She has broad expertise in bank finance, debt and the equity capital market. Mei has been recognised by the Legal 500 for being ‘diligent and client focused’ and for her acquisition and finance experience. A career...

Samantha Mangwana

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Sunwinder (Sunny) Mann

Sunwinder (Sunny) Mann is a partner within the EU, Competition and Trade Department at the London office of global law firm Baker & McKenzie. His practice focuses on World Trade Organisation and EC Trade Law, export controls and trade sanctions. He also advises on UN, EU and UK...

Suhrud Mehta

Suhrud Mehta is a partner and Head of the European Leveraged Finance and Financial Restructuring Group at Milbank. A university of Cambridge graduate, Mehta’s practice focuses on multi-tiered capital structure, with a particular emphasis on bank and bond and bank mezzanine. Mehta is...

Sanjay Mehta

Sanjay Mehta is a tax partner at the US international law firm, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP. Sanjay advises financial institutions, corporate groups and investors on transactional and contentious tax matters. Chambers and Partners describes him as a “popular choice among clients and peers”....

Peita Menon

Peita Menon is a partner at global law firm White & Case. He heads the London Tax Practice and deals with a wide range of corporate tax matters, including corporate reorganisations, public and private company acquisitions and disposals and joint ventures as well as capital market and...

Alexander Msimang

Alexander Msimang is the Managing Partner at the London office of international law firm Vinson & Elkins (V&E). 

Hardeep Nahal

Hardeep Nahal is a partner at the London branch of one of America’s leading law firms, McGuireWoods. He read Law at Trinity College, Cambridge and qualified as a solicitor with international law firm Herbert Smith in 1994.  Hardeep has extensive experience of international commercial...

Dharmendra Nair

Dharmendra Nair is a partner at Squire Patton Boggs in the Shipping, Commodities and Commercial Litigation Sector. Dharmendra regularly advises ship owners, charters, cargo owners, steel manufacturers and commodity suppliers in London, India and Singapore. Dharmendra graduated from Law at the...

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