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July 2, 2019

Best Lawyers Recognizes Europe-based King & Spalding Lawyers in its 2020 Guides

LONDON, July 2, 2019 — Multiple King & Spalding lawyers based in Europe have earned spots in Best Lawyers 2020 guides as leading practitioners in their respective jurisdictions:


  • James Castello (arbitration and mediation and international arbitration)
  • Mehdi Haroun (energy law and project finance and development)
  • Joëlle Herschtel (environmental law and regulatory)
  • Laurent Jaeger (arbitration and mediation and international arbitration)
  • Marc-Olivier Langlois (international arbitration)


  • Nicole Bittlingmayer (real estate)
  • Mario Leissner (real estate)
  • Axel Schilder (tax) 
  • Jan Schaefer (arbitration and mediation, international arbitration and litigation)


  • Jennifer Josefson (energy and natural resources, M&A, mining and oil and gas)
  • Olga Kozyr (environmental and real estate)
  • Sergey Komolov (M&A)
  • Iliya Zotkin (corporate)


  • Daniel Crosby (trade law)
  • Jonathan Ivinson (tax and wealth management)

United Kingdom

  • William Charnley (corporate finance)
  • Daniel Friel (M&A and tax)
  • Stuart Isaacs QC (international arbitration)
  • Jules Quinn (employment)

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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