The 2021 edition of Chambers UK ranked Sidley in 10 practice areas, including:
- Banking Litigation
- Capital Markets: Debt
- Capital Markets: Securitisation
- Capital Markets: Structured Finance
- Data Protection & Information Law
- Financial Services: Payments Law
- Insurance: Non-contentious
- Investment Funds: Hedge Funds
The guide also ranked 24 lawyers in their respective practice areas. Notably, Maria Isabel Manley was ranked Band 1 in UK-wide Life Sciences: Regulatory and James Oussedik achieved a ranking in the new Investment Funds: Private Equity: Credit Funds Spotlight table.
Sidley’s London office, its largest in Europe, has served clients in the London market since 1974. The firm gained a significant advantage in 1994 when it began offering English law advice in addition to U.S. legal advice. Having lawyers qualified to practice in both jurisdictions for more than 20 years has enhanced Sidley’s reputation for assisting global businesses and governments across a variety of industries.