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June 23, 2022

Best Lawyers Recognizes International King & Spalding Lawyers in its 2023 Guides

LONDON, June 23, 2022 — Multiple international King & Spalding lawyers have once again garnered spots in Best Lawyers 2023 guides as leading practitioners in their respective jurisdictions:


  • Luke Edwards (employee benefits)


  • Geneviève Michaux (regulatory practice)


  • Agnès Bizard (international arbitration – Ones to Watch)
  • 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 and oil and gas law)
  • Marc-Olivier Langlois (international arbitration)
  • Jean Tamalet (criminal defense)


  • Andreas Boehme (banking and finance)
  • Ulf Grundman (intellectual property and pharmaceuticals)
  • Sebastian Kaufmann (real estate)
  • Mario Leissner (real estate and investment funds)
  • Jan Schaefer (arbitration and mediation, international arbitration and litigation)
  • Axel Schilder (tax) 


  • Mark Davies (investment and investment funds, private equity, private funds and venture capital, project finance and development)
  • John McClenahan (banking and finance, private equity, private funds and venture capital, project finance and development)


  • Andrew Brereton (banking and finance)
  • Wade Coriell (arbitration and mediation)
  • Elodie Dulac (arbitration and mediation)
  • Emerson Holmes (construction)
  • Anthony Patten (energy)
  • Richard Nelson (energy, M&A and natural resources)


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

United Kingdom

  • William Charnley (corporate finance)
  • Ben Emmerson, Q.C. (administrative and public law and human rights law)
  • Daniel Friel (M&A and tax)
  • Jules Quinn (employment)
  • Vincent Rowan (construction)
  • Tom Sprange, Q.C. (international arbitration)

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.

About King & Spalding
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