January 29, 2024

Peter Burrell, Chair of Willkie’s Litigation, Investigations & Enforcement, and White Collar Defense Practice Groups in London, has been named to The Lawyer Hot 100 2024, a list of the UK’s most accomplished and impactful practitioners. 

He was recognized among “the most daring, innovative and creative lawyers” who are excelling at the forefront of their fields and “shaping the legal profession for many years to come.”

The accolade further establishes Peter as one of the UK’s top litigators focused on corporate crime, securities disputes and compliance matters. The Lawyer highlighted his success leading a Willkie team that secured an approximately $850 million judgment for Thai businessman Mr. Nopporn Suppipat in one of the largest and highest-profile fraud trials at the Commercial Court in recent years. 

The profile also noted Peter’s achievements as managing partner of Willkie’s London office. He has overseen the growth of the dispute resolution practice and demonstrated that “Willkie’s London disputes team can handle the most complex, demanding cases and come out on top.”

Read The Lawyer Hot 100 2024 here (subscription may be required).