Bond Awards 2020

Law Firm of the year - Linklaters

Linklaters' claim to this title is based on its involvement in about 100 green, social and sustainability bonds in 2019.

O'CallaghanThe venerable firm – founded in 1838 – claims to be at the forefront of developments in green and sustainable finance and has been involved in some of the biggest and most innovative transactions in the market. These include advising on the world's largest green bond and the first China green covered bonds.

The firm's green bond practice spans its European, North American and Asian offices and draws on support from its corporate, energy, financial regulation and environment and climate change teams.

Highlights of Linklaters' 2019 work in this area include:

The firm is bullish about the outlook for the market.

"2020 is set to be a bumper year for green bonds around the world as environmental impact becomes an even greater priority for investors and asset managers," said Richard O'Callaghan, capital markets partner.