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 120 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).
March 4, 2021
Reform to Mexican Electricity Law to Come into Effect
GLOBAL ARBITRATION REVIEW: 2020
CHAMBERS GLOBAL: 2020
CHAMBERS USA: 2020
CHAMBERS LATIN AMERICA: 2020
CHAMBERS ASIA-PACIFIC (SINGAPORE): 2020
LAW360: 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
GLOBAL ARBITRATION REVIEW: 2019
LEGAL BUSINESS AWARDS: 2019
February 15, 2021
Tom Sprange QC counsels SL Mining before the High Court in London, which upheld an ICC tribunal’s decision to allow the company to proceed with its $500M arbitration against Sierra Leone
January 20, 2021
K&S Counsels Minority Owners of Canal 12 in Dispute with Nicaragua