LAWYER | OF THE YEAR

DAVID CHEYNE
LINKLATERS


Linklaters’ David Cheyne, “one of the last of the City’s true corporate legends”, is this year’s top legal brain. Cheyne stepped down as senior partner on 11 September, marking the end of an era at the magic circle firm.

SHORTLIST
Stephen Griffin, Linklaters
Maria Da Cunha, British Airways
Sir Nigel Knowles, DLA Piper
Edward Bibko, Baker & McKenzie