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22 Apr 2022

Stephenson Harwood lawyers named in Thomson Reuters Stand-out Lawyers list

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Seven Stephenson Harwood lawyers have been named Thomson Reuters Stand-out Lawyers in 2022. Partners Rob Jacob, Tammy Samuel, Nick Sharratt, Penelope Shen, Paul Thwaite and Michelle Yong, and consultant Stephen Davis, were all recognised.

Thomson Reuters has conducted a global study of client nominated stand-out lawyers, who are included in its database which comprises more than 15,000 client-nominated lawyers in private practice.

Jacob is a London-based partner in Stephenson Harwood’s intellectual property (IP) team. He specialises in both contentious and non-contentious IP issues, with a particular focus on trade mark and copyright matters.

Samuel is a London-based partner in Stephenson Harwood's rail team, and head of the firm's finance practice. She is a leading commercial and regulatory rail expert, who advises on all aspects of the heavy and light rail markets both in the UK and internationally.

Sharratt is a Dubai-based partner in Stephenson Harwood’s dispute resolution team. He specialises in international arbitration, litigation and investigations across the Middle East, Africa, Europe and the U.S.

Shen is a Hong Kong-based partner in Stephenson Harwood's international funds team. She focuses on the establishment and structuring of private investment funds, with a particular emphasis on hedge funds and private equity funds.

Thwaite is a London-based partner in Stephenson Harwood’s commercial litigation team, which he co-leads. He is a specialist in construction and engineering disputes and procurement claims, and advises on projects in the UK and around the world.

Yong is a Singapore-based partner in Stephenson Harwood’s marine and international trade team. Being dual-qualified in both Singapore and England & Wales, she advises on international disputes, and acts in both English and Singapore arbitrations. Her core areas of specialisation are energy, shipping, international trade, and finance litigation.

Davis is a London-based consultant in Stephenson Harwood’s commercial litigation team. He is a commercial lawyer specialising in complex litigations, commercial disputes and negotiations.

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