23. Best law firm

Best law firm

Allen & Overy

Allen & Overy lands the spoils in the Best Law Firm category for the advice the firm has provided to buy-side institutions in the credit and derivatives markets. The firm also received a lot of good client feedback, according to David Benton, head of derivatives and structured finance at Allen & Overy.

The law firm has been in the "fortunate position" of advising many dealers, buy-side market participants as well the International Swaps & Derivatives Association.