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April 14, 2020

Best Lawyers Recognizes Asia-based King & Spalding Lawyers in its 2021 Guides

SINGAPORE, April 14, 2020 — Multiple King & Spalding lawyers based in Asia have earned recognition in Best Lawyers 2021 guides as leading practitioners in their respective jurisdictions:


  • Elodie Dulac (arbitration)
  • Andrew Brereton (banking & finance – “Lawyer of the Year”)
  • Emerson Holmes (construction)
  • Richard Nelson (energy and natural resources)
  • Lee Taylor (mergers & acquisitions)
  • Merrick White (oil & gas and project finance and development)


  • Mark Davies (asset finance, investment and investment funds, and project finance and development)
  • John H. McClenahan (banking and finance, private equity, private funds and venture capital, and project finance and development)
  • Christopher Bailey (international arbitration)

Additionally, Andrew Brereton has been recognized as a “Lawyer of the Year” for Banking & Finance in Singapore. Honorees receive this award based on their “extremely high overall feedback” within specific practice areas and regions.

Recognition by Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer review. The methodology is designed to capture the consensus opinion of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same geographical area and legal practice area.

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