Womble Bond Dickinson's Co-Chair and UK Managing Partner, Jonathan Blair, has been featured in the Lawyer Hot 100.

The Lawyer Hot 100 celebrates the UK's top lawyers who have been identified as exceptional individuals. The 2018 categories have been organised into; In-house counsel, top UK barristers, top UK disruptors, top UK leaders, top UK dealmakers, and top UK litigation lawyers.

Jonathan is recognised in the UK Hot 100 Leader category. His nomination focuses on the success of steering his firm, Bond Dickinson, through its recent transatlantic combination with US firm, Womble Carlyle, to form Womble Bond Dickinson. This new transatlantic firm was launched at the beginning of November 2017.

The new transatlantic platform offers clients access to:

  • 27 offices in key commercial and financial locations across the US and UK
  • European market coverage through existing relationships in Germany and France
  • More than 1,000 lawyers serving more than 250 publicly traded companies

Four members were appointed to the global board of the new entity; co-chaired by Jonathan and Betty Temple. Jonathan works with other members of the board to deliver the firm's vision and strategic direction. He is also responsible for the operational management of Womble Bond Dickinson UK.