Legal Week has nominated Cooley for its M&A Team of the Year in the large deal category as part of the 2021 British Legal Awards, which honor the best of the best within the UK’s legal community.
Legal Week selects nominees for this award based on execution of M&A deals that set new standards in the delivery of legal services, thereby demonstrating the firm’s market-leading position. The criteria considered in the selection process include legal expertise and innovation, project management skills, teamwork and evidence of client satisfaction.
Cooley’s world-class transactional team has worked on 1,000+ M&A deals for an aggregate value of more than $375 billion since 2017, and has guided leading companies and private equity sponsors in some of the market’s largest and most complex transactions. The firm’s 180+ member M&A group spans 17 major business and technology centers in the US, Europe and Asia, and represents all categories of participants in transactions. The group’s work has earned the firm numerous accolades, including many notable finalist distinctions on The Deal’s annual awards shortlist.