Sullivan & Worcester London Partner Geoffrey Wynne Recognised by UK Legal 500 Hall of Fame
London, UK; July 26, 2018 – International law firm Sullivan & Worcester is delighted to announce that partner Geoffrey Wynne, head of Sullivan & Worcester’s London office and head of the firm’s Trade & Export Finance Practice, has been recognised in the Trade Finance section of the UK Legal 500’s all new UK ‘Hall of Fame.’
Well known internationally as a leading trade finance lawyer, Geoff advises many of the major trade finance banks around the world in relation to a diverse range of commodities and structures. He has extensive experience in banking and finance, specifically trade and structured trade and commodity finance, corporate and international finance, asset and project finance, syndicated lending, equipment leasing and workouts and restructurings.
He has been recognised as a Leading Lawyer by the UK Legal 500, and other leading independent legal directories, for many years.
Joel R. Carpenter, managing partner of Sullivan & Worcester, commented: “Both personally and professionally, I am delighted for Geoff. He has led the charge for Sullivan & Worcester very successfully since our launch some five years ago, helping us establish a market leading trade and export finance practice in London. This is a great accolade and honour for him and the team.”
Geoff sits on the editorial board of a number of publications and is a regular contributor to, and speaker at, industry conferences. He holds the Fellowship award for trade finance from Trade and Forfaiting Review.
About Sullivan & Worcester LLP
Sullivan & Worcester is a leading corporate law firm advising clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to emerging businesses. With more than 175 lawyers in Boston, London, New York, Tel Aviv and Washington, D.C., the firm offers services across a wide range of areas, including corporate finance, banking, trade and export finance, securities and mutual funds, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, tax, real estate and REITs, private equity and venture capital, bankruptcy, environment and natural resources, climate change, renewable energy and water resources, regulatory, and employment and benefits law.
In London, the office’s market-leading trade and export finance practice works closely with the dispute resolution and insurance advisory and recovery practices. It is a premium provider of legal advice in relation to trade, export and commodity finance transactions and covers cross-border syndicated lending, structured export credit finance, structured trade and commodity finance, receivable purchase transactions, commodity repurchase agreements (repos) and debt restructurings, as well as project and infrastructure finance, and acquisition and asset finance.
The team advises trade finance banks, financial institutions, investment funds, export credit agencies, corporate borrowers, agents and trustees, and national and international organisations. It has advised on numerous award-winning finance transactions throughout Africa, Western, Central and Eastern Europe, Russia and the CIS and the Middle East.
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