Denton Wilde Sapte has once again won the accolade of Best Law Firm in Trade Finance in GTR’s annual poll.

This year we have opted to have a more select group of winning law firms, publishing just the top 10 companies, as voted for by GTR readers. Ratings are based according to which firms received the most votes in our email-based poll. Voters were asked to name the top law firms in trade finance, both from a contentious and a non-contentious viewpoint.

The top law firms in trade finance 2010 are:

01 Denton Wilde Sapte
02 Lovells
03 Norton Rose
04 Clifford Chance
05 Reed Smith
06 DLA Piper
07 Watson Farley & Williams
08 Thomas Cooper
09 Stephenson Harwood
10 Ince &Co
DWS wins again

Denton Wilde Sapte (DWS) has scooped the prize for the Best Law Firm in Trade Finance for the sixth consecutive year.
Geoffrey Wynne, DWS trade finance practice head, comments on the firm’s successive wins: “As the years go by, it becomes more and more difficult to win because more and more firms want it. But we are flattered that our clients – the voters – still consider that we are the best trade finance law firm.”

According to Jonathan Solomon, who has recently been promoted to the role of senior partner at DWS, the win indicates that clients believe the firm is maintaining its standards. “Obviously it also means that going forward, we need to ensure that we maintain what we are trying to achieve in terms of client relationships, and in terms of the service that we are providing.

“But in terms of market recognition, it’s a great achievement, and something that we highly appreciate. It’s an achievement for the team. “