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Labor & Employment and Private Investment Funds Achieve Top Rankings in Chambers Europe 2014

Labor & Employment Practice Elevated to Band 1 in Paris; Private Investment Funds Practice and Lawyers Newly Ranked in UK and France

April 29, 2014 (New York) – Proskauer was recognized for excellence in Chambers Europe 2014 in the areas of Labor & Employment, Corporate/M&A and Private Investment Funds, with seven lawyers named “Leaders in Their Field.”

The firm’s Labor & Employment practice was elevated to Band 1 in Paris, with Chambers noting, “The team climbs the rankings after impressive client feedback and significant work on major redundancy plans.”

In addition, Proskauer’s Private Investment Funds practice in the UK and Paris as well as partners Caroline Chabrerie, Kate Simpson and Nigel Van Zyl achieved inaugural rankings this year. Chambers described the group as having “notable expertise in the areas of fund formation and venture capital” and “as a well-regarded adviser to private funds, investor and financial institutions…highly visible on buyout, natural resources and infrastructure funds, supported by experienced tax and regulatory teams.”

Overall, the following practices and lawyers were ranked in the 2014 Europe guide:

  • Employment – France
  • Investment Funds: Private Equity – UK
  • Private Equity: Fund Formation – France
  • Private Equity: Venture Capital – France

  • Christophe Baert (Private Equity: Fund Formation – France)
  • Caroline Chabrerie (Private Equity: Fund Formation – France)
  • Béatrice Pola (Employment – France)
  • Kate Simpson (Investment Funds: Private Equity – UK)
  • Delia Spitzer (Corporate/M&A – High End Capability – France)
  • Yasmine Tarasewicz (Employment – France)
  • Nigel Van Zyl (Investment Funds: Private Equity – UK)