(LONDON) Katten Muchin Rosenman UK LLP announced today that three of its attorneys have been recognised in the 2013 edition of Chambers UK — London Managing Partner Peter Sugden in Real Estate, Joe Payne in Real Estate Litigation and Sanjay Mehta in Tax.
“This type of recognition speaks volumes of Katten’s strong talent and broad experience in London,” said Vincent A. F. Sergi, Katten’s national managing partner. “Under Peter’s leadership, the office has grown tremendously this past year and, with the addition of several top attorneys, continues to have solid momentum.”
Mr. Sugden is listed among top attorneys in the “Real Estate: London” category. Chambers UK says of Mr. Sugden that “he brings decades of experience to his clients, which include a range of funds and property developers.” Additionally, clients say that he “always makes himself available at very short notice to deal with any problems that arise.”
Mr. Payne is ranked among top attorneys in the “Real Estate Litigation: London” category and is described as “an ‘excellent’ lawyer who ‘fights his cause well,’ on landlord and tenant disputes, amongst other matters.”
Additionally, Mr. Mehta was recognised in the “Tax: London” category, which states that he is “best known for his work on finance taxation.”
Since joining Katten UK in February 2012, Mr. Sugden has overseen impressive growth there and has brought on several established real estate attorneys including Stephen John, Joe Payne and Ranjeev Kumar, as well as leading tax partner Sanjay Mehta.