GTR has received and counted votes by email for its annual readers’ poll of the best trade finance law firms 2008. Rankings are based on which firm/s received the most votes. We asked voters which they thought is/are the best law firm/s undertaking trade finance business.


1 Denton Wilde Sapte
2 Lovells
3 Clyde & Co
4 Stephenson Harwood
5 = White&Case
= Linklaters
7 DLA Piper
8 = Clifford Chance
= Baker & McKenzie
10 Reed Smith Richards Butler
11 Sullivan and Worcester
12 Allen&Overy
13 Thomas Cooper
14 Ince & Co
15 Norton Rose
17 = Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw
= Gide Loyrette Nouel
18 Greenberg Traurig
19 Watson Farley&Williams
20 Herbert Smith


Bracewell&Giuliani; Deneys Reitz; Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; De Wolf & Partners; Holman Fenwick&Wilan; Hughes Hubbard Reed; Law & Finance International; LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene&MacRae; Luostarinen Mettílí Ríikkínen; Mayer, Brown, Rowe&Maw; Milbank Tweed Hadley&McCloy; Salans; Simmons&Simmons; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher&Flom; Sorainen Law Office; Sullivan&Cromwell; Thompson Coburn; Trowers&Hamlins; Vedder Price

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