King & Spalding is widely recognized as one of the world’s leading law firms in international arbitration and litigation. We represent clients in commercial and investment arbitration, and in courts around the world in international litigation, such as motions to compel arbitration, anti-suit injunctions and enforcement actions.
Our highly-integrated global team of more than 130 lawyers works collaboratively across 18 offices worldwide. We have handled arbitral proceedings across a broad range of industry sectors involving projects and parties in more than 140 countries around the world. With advocacy skills tested in the most complex of international disputes, King & Spalding is known for its unsurpassed written and oral advocacy.
In the international commercial arbitration field, we have represented clients in hundreds of commercial disputes under the rules of all the major arbitral institutions. In the investment arbitration field, we have handled matters brought under contracts and bilateral, regional and multilateral treaties, and have obtained some of the most significant awards in history.
Our reputation is based on imaginative strategic thinking, meticulous preparation, powerful advocacy, and above all a determination to excel for our clients. These attributes are regularly highlighted by all the major legal directories, including Chambers Global, The Legal 500 and Global Arbitration Review, which consistently place King & Spalding at the very top of this field of international law.
In the leading ranking of international arbitration law firms, King & Spalding is ranked number 1 worldwide (Global Arbitration Review: 2020, 2022, 2023).
September 21, 2023
On the Fast Track – Insights from the First SCC Express Dispute Assessment
September 20, 2023
Financial Service Focus - September 2023
September 18, 2023
International Arbitration 2023: England & Wales
GLOBAL ARBITRATION REVIEW: 2020, 2022, 2023
CHAMBERS GLOBAL: 2023
CHAMBERS USA: 2023
CHAMBERS UK: 2023
CHAMBERS LATIN AMERICA: 2023
CHAMBERS ASIA-PACIFIC (SINGAPORE): 2023
LAW360: 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021, 2022
September 21, 2023
Tom Childs counsels Olin Holdings before a New York federal court, which ruled that the Cyprus-based investor can seek attachment or execution of Libyan assets in its efforts to collect on a $28M judgment against the country
September 8, 2023
K&S secures $16B in damages on behalf of Petersen Energia Inversora, S.A.U. and Petersen Energia S.A.U. and Eton Park Capital Management in a dispute with Argentina over the nationalization of an oil company
February 21, 2023
$3 billion investment claim revived before the Paris Court of Appeal