Black Letter Law Directory | 2015 | Partners in the UK Top 100 Law Firms

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This sub-section lists partners in the UK Top 100 law firms who are of African, Asian, Caribbean and other ethnic minority ancestry.

Raj Sharma

Raj Sharma is a partner in the Pensions Group at international law firm Pinsent Masons. He specialises in pension matters, with particular expertise in pension fund investment, where he advises on a wide range of investment arrangements and has spoken at a number of seminars and...

Raman Sharma

Raman Sharma is a Real Estate Equity partner at Taylor Wessing, a law firm with 22 international offices, located in Europe’s major economies in addition to Asia and the Middle East. He is based at the firm’s London office and specialises in property finance, development and corporate...

Siddharth Sharma

Siddharth Sharma has been a partner in the Finance and Projects team at the London office of international law firm DLA Piper since 2008. He was previously an associate at Magic Circle law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, where he had worked for seven...

Ruchit Sheth

Ruchit Sheth is a banking partner at international law firm Norton Rose Fulbright, based at its London office. He has a broad range of general financing experience, including acquisition finance, oil and gas reserves-based financing, property finance and tax-driven products. His recent cases have...

Sunil Sheth

Sunil Sheth is a partner at Fladgate, based in London’s Covent Garden. He leads the firm’s India team which, over recent years, has established a market reputation as leading advisers to Indian companies wishing to raise funds in the international capital markets through listings of...

Tom Shropshire

Tom Shropshire is a partner at Magic Circle law firm Linklaters in the Corporate Department of the London office.  He has extensive experience in cross-border Mergers and Acquisitions and international capital market transactions, advising US and non-US companies.

Tom’s recent deals...

Parmjit Singh

Parmjit (Parm) Singh has been a partner at the Birmingham office of international law firm Eversheds since 1997, having joined as a trainee in 1987. He is Head of the firm’s India Group, helping guide clients looking to do business in India and increasingly Indian companies looking to do...

Narind Singh

Narind Singh is a partner in the Financial Institutions Group at Magic Circle law firm Clifford Chance in London. He works in the firm’s corporate practice, advising insurers, banks, asset managers and other financial institutions on Mergers and Acquisitions, capital raisings, financial...

Deepak Sitlani

Deepak Sitlani is a partner at the London office of Magic Circle firm Linklaters. His practice covers the structuring and documenting of derivative transactions, including OTC credit derivatives, equity derivatives, interest rate and commodity derivatives. He acts for a range of entities,...

Leon Stephenson

Leon Stephenson has been a banking partner at international law firm Reed Smith since 2005. His work focuses primarily on corporate banking and finance transactions, particularly corporate loans and loans to private equity, real estate and other funds secured against limited partners...

Sakil A. Suleman

Sakil A. Suleman is a partner at international law firm Reed Smith within its EME Corporate Group and leads its UK Diversity Committee. Sakil’s practice focuses on handling corporate and commercial matters. He specialises in Mergers and Acquisitions (public and private), private equity, Company...

Yen Sum

Yen Sum is a partner in the banking practice and the restructuring and insolvency practice at the London office of Magic Circle law firm Linklaters.

Gwynneth Tan

Gwynneth Tan has been a partner at national law firm Shoosmiths' Milton Keynes office since 2009 and heads up the employment department. Her practice predominantly focuses on advising public and private sector employers on all areas of Employment Law, particularly those within the...

Mukhtiar Tanda

Mukhtiar Tanda is a partner in the Real Estate & Urban Development team at international law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner and heads its Cities Group. He specialises in advising both public and private sector clients involved in major mixed use urban regeneration and social infrastructure...

Bridget Tatham

Bridget Tatham is a partner at Browne Jacobson, a law firm with offices in Nottingham, Birmingham and London. She is based at the Birmingham office and specialises in high-value complex litigation relating to disease – particularly asbestos-related - and stress and bullying claims in the...

Jessica Taylor

Jessica Taylor is a partner in the construction team at national law firm Clark Willmott. Based in the London office, Jessica has more than 20 years' experience of advising institutional investors, banks, major developers, contractors, consultants and the public sector on a wide...

Vimal Tilakapala

Vimal Tilakapala has been a partner at Magic Circle law firm Allen & Overy since 2005 and became the co-head of its UK tax practice in September 2009. After qualifying he worked as an associate at Magic Circle law firm Clifford Chance in its Tax Department, remaining there for five years. He...

Danny Tsang

Danny Tsang is a partner at Simmons & Simmons specialising in Pensions Law. He has 20 years’ experience in advising on plan re-organisations and strategy as well as on corporate...

Manoj Vaghela

Manoj Vaghela is a partner at international law firm Pinsent Masons and has specialised in insurance, reinsurance and international arbitration globally for more than 20 years. He has acted as the lead lawyer in various countries on complex multi-party and multi-jurisdictional insurance disputes...

Mahesh Varia

Mahesh Varia is a partner and Head of the Employee Incentives Group at Travers Smith. He has been a partner at the firm, where he also trained, since 2006. He specialises in employee incentives (including employee taxation) and advises companies, directors, trustees and...

Mona Vaswani

Mona Vaswani is a partner at Magic Circle law firm Allen & Overy and is described in Chambers and Partners as “tenacious and effective … peers consider her a formidable opponent”. She deals with a variety of banking and finance disputes, with a special emphasis on fraud and...

Arun Velusami

Arun Velusami became a partner at the London office of international law firm Norton Rose Fulbright in April 2011. His internal promotion came as the firm bolstered its Africa private equity advisory services and he specialises in developing energy projects in the country. Arun has...

Naveen Vijh

Naveen Vijh is a partner in the property finance department at Berwin Leighton Paisner. He acts for banks and financial institutions as well as corporate and public borrowers. Naveen has a wide experience of domestic and international property and project finance work, including bilateral and...

Nilufer von Bismarck

Nilufer Von Bismarck is a corporate partner and head of the equity capital markets practice at Magic Circle law firm Slaughter and May.  She is listed as a leading lawyer in the capital markets – equity section of IFLR 1000, 2015, features in City AM’s “Power Hundred 2011’’ and was...

Usman Wahid

Usman Wahid is a partner at international law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner. His specialism is IT/technology, advising clients on business critical software, systems and infrastructure deals as well as arrangements for new and disruptive technology. Usman is also a specialist in regulated UK and...

Usman Wahid

Usman Wahid is a partner at international law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner. He specialises in IT/technology, advising clients on business critical software, systems and infrastructure deals as well as undertaking arrangements for new and disruptive technology. He is also a specialist within...

Sandra Wallace

Sandra Wallace is a partner at global law firm DLA Piper and is based at its Birmingham office. She is Head of the firm’s Employment Group in the UK as well as the UK Equality &...

Sanjev Warna-kula-suriya

 

Sanjev Warna-Kula-Suriya is a partner at Magic Circle law firm Slaughter and May.  He advises a number of companies, banks and other financial institutions on a wide range of capital markets, derivatives, leveraged finance, securitisation and structured finance matters. Sanjev is...

Sarah Wiggins

Sarah Wiggins has been a partner at the Magic Circle law firm Linklaters since 2000. Her expertise is in corporate transactions, including all...

Josh Wong

Josh Wong became a partner at the Leeds office of international law firm DLA Piper in 2010. He joined the firm in 2007, having been an associate before that Herbert Smith, and went on to be named Rising Star of the Year, for his success in litigation and arbitration, at the Yorkshire...

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