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Chambers UK and Legal 500 UK Rank Crowell & Moring’s London White Collar Practice Among the Best

Washington, D.C. – November 1, 2011: Crowell & Moring LLP is pleased to announce that its White Collar & Regulatory Enforcement Group has been ranked among the best in the UK by both the 2012 Chambers & Partners UK Guide and Legal 500 UK. The prestigious rankings are driven by independent interviews of clients and peer law firms.


In the 2012 Chambers & Partners UK Guide, Crowell & Moring's fraud practice was described as, "This esteemed U.S. corporate firm's London office has established an excellent reputation for both criminal and civil fraud work. Market sources appreciate both its international outlook and its good technical grasp..."

The 2012 Chambers & Partners UK rankings are as follows:

Fraud: Criminal: Corporate

  •  UK-wide Firm (Band 2)

Fraud: Criminal

  • UK-wide Firm (Band 2)
  • Gerallt Owen (Band 2)
  • Gareth Austin (Band W)

Health & Safety – London & UK Wide

  • Anne Davies (Band 4)


To create the rankings, London-based Chambers' staff of full-time researchers conduct in-depth interviews with attorneys and clients to make selections based on satisfaction, professional ability, and reputation. To view the 2011 Chambers & Partners UK rankings online, visit:

Additionally, the White Collar & Regulatory Enforcement Group received outstanding recognition from clients and peers in Legal 500 UK. The European legal community's trusted guide cited the firm's corporate crime lawyers as leaders in their field, noting, “Gerallt Owen has led the team at Crowell & Moring on a number of firsts, including the FSA’s first prosecution for insider dealing, and the UK’s first General Election fraud prosecution.”

The firm's practice in Wales was cited as first tier. Legal 500UK reported that the Crowell team has “an ability to command the complete confidence of the client and to fight their corner’, and leads a corporate fraud and regulatory practice which regularly handles high-value cases with an international element.

This year, the firm is ranked by the Legal 500 UK in the following areas:


  • Corporate and Commercial: Customs and Excise (Tier 2)
  • Crime, Fraud and Licensing: Fraud Civil (Tier 5)
  • Crime, Fraud and Licensing: Fraud: Corporate Crime (Tier 2)
  • Crime, Fraud and Licensing: Fraud: White Collar Crime (Tier 2)
  • Human Resources: Health and Safety


  • Crime, Fraud and Licensing: Crime: Cardiff (Tier 1)
  • Human Resources: Health and Safety (Tier 2)


To view the Legal 500 UK rankings online, visit:


Crowell & Moring LLP is an international law firm with nearly 500 lawyers representing clients in litigation and arbitration, regulatory, and transactional matters. The firm is internationally recognized for its representation of Fortune 500 companies in high-stakes litigation, as well as its ongoing commitment to pro bono service and diversity. The firm has offices in Washington, DC, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Orange County, Anchorage, London, and Brussels.



Christine Elfmann
PR & Internal Communications Specialist
+1 202.508.8848

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