Law.com has recognized London restructuring & special situations partner Jennifer Brennan and financial regulatory partner Nicola Higgs in its list of Rising Stars: The UK's Best Up and Coming Female Lawyers.
Brennan was recognized for her lead role on several high-profile mandates, including her work on New Look’s company voluntary agreement and advice provided to Swissport on its debt recapitalisation and restructuring. Higgs was commended for taking on notable mandates for some of the world’s biggest investment banks, including advising Goldman Sachs on the build out of its UK retail investment platform — one of the biggest-ever mandates in investment and digital banking.
To mark International Women’s Day, Law.com has celebrated the 25 women aged under 40 who represent the best and brightest the UK legal market has to offer. Candidates were identified for the quality of their client base; examples of driving forward the size or reputation of their practice area; the scale, significance and complexity of their deals; their client feedback and general market reputation; the standing of their mentor; and any other examples of career success and innovation.