3VB maintains Tier 1 set ranking in The Legal 500 EMEA 2024

The Legal 500 have released the 2024 edition of their Europe, Middle East and Africa guide, ranking 3VB as a Tier 1 set for Commercial work in the regions.

Of the set, the guide says,

“A market leading set for commercial litigation in the Middle East, 3 Verulam Buildings’ members regularly appear in high value banking claims in the DIFC Courts, as well as complex commercial arbitration as both counsel and arbitrators. Tom Montagu-Smith KC led Matthew Watson in Emirates NBD Bank v Advanced Facilities Management, successfully convincing the DIFC Court of Appeal to dismiss a claim against a judgement for a $540 million loan facility under both conventional and Islamic lending. Nicholas Craig KC was also successful in September 2023 before the DIFC Court of First Instance in Union Insurance PJSC v International Precious Metals Refiners, with the issues around jurisdiction of the court being developed from previous decisions in Horizon Energy v Al Buhaira and AIG v Qatar Insurance. Saima Hanif KC continues to offer extensive expertise in matters concerning regulatory investigations by the likes of the DFSA.”

The following 17 members have been individually selected for recommendation:

Middle East: The English Bar (Commercial):

Leading Silks

Leading Juniors

Rising Stars

The full EMEA Bar rankings can be seen here.

Winner: UK Bar Awards 2023
The Lawyer Awards 2022: Chambers of the Year