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The Legal 500 2021 hails Rahman Ravelli’s global expertise and gives it top ranking

5 October 2020

Rahman Ravelli’s expertise in worldwide business crime investigations and global asset recovery cases has been praised in the latest edition of The Legal 500.

The international legal guide’s 2021 edition highlights the expansion of Rahman Ravelli’s international corporate work as well as its “international reputation in the field of fraud and financial crime’’ and its “notable capabilities in cross-border and multijurisdictional cases’’. It ranks Rahman Ravelli as a top-tier firm for the seventh consecutive year.

The Legal 500 says: “Rahman Ravelli really stands out as the most competent and professional in their field by a country mile. That professionalism instils confidence and produces results.

“Other firms are of course professional, but the difference is that Rahman Ravelli has the quality staff and resources to enable the lawyers there to be brilliant at what they do.’’

The guide also emphasises the firm’s achievements in international bribery and corruption cases, as well as its prowess in large-scale criminal and regulatory investigations, multi-agency cases and negotiations involving deferred prosecution agreements.

It singles out seven of the firm’s solicitors for special mention; naming the firm’s founder Aziz Rahman as an elite individual and legal directors Nicola Sharp and Syedur Rahman as rising stars.

It says that Aziz Rahman is “an exceptional solicitor who provides a gold standard service to his clients’’, adding that he “has genuine star quality’’.

Syedur Rahman is praised for his asset recovery abilities and his “incredible depth of experience when it comes to fraud matters, and in particular those with an international element or where the National Crime Agency are involved.’’

Paula Berry receives praise for being “incredibly incisive’’ and able to “to drill down to the heart of the issue’’. Christopher Walton and Niall Hearty are also noted as being key lawyers in their field.

Aziz Rahman said: “I am always pleased when the quality of the work we do is recognised. It is a cause for celebration for all of us when what we do for our clients around the world is acknowledged by such a reputable, international guide’’