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June 28, 2023

Best Lawyers Recognizes International King & Spalding Lawyers in its 2024 Guides

LONDON, June 28, 2023 — Multiple international King & Spalding lawyers have been selected in Best Lawyers 2024 guides as leading practitioners in their respective jurisdictions:


  • Damien Bailey (information technology law; outsourcing law; telecommunications law)
  • Luke Edwards (employee benefits)


  • Fernand Arsanios (structured finance)
  • Laurent Bensaid (corporate)
  • Agnès Bizard (international arbitration – Ones to Watch)
  • James Castello (arbitration and mediation and international arbitration)
  • Simon Dereix (labor and employment – Ones to Watch)
  • Mehdi Haroun (energy and project finance and development)
  • Joëlle Herschtel (environmental and regulatory)
  • Laurent Jaeger (arbitration and mediation; international arbitration; mining; oil and gas)
  • Marc-Olivier Langlois (international arbitration; construction)
  • Alice Mony-Decroix (labor and employment)
  • Thomas Philippe (investment funds; mergers and acquisitions; private equity; private funds)
  • Jean Tamalet (criminal defense)


  • Andreas Böhme (banking and finance)
  • Ulf Grundmann (intellectual property and pharmaceuticals)
  • Sebastian Kaufmann (real estate)
  • Peter Memminger (corporate; mergers and acquisitions; private equity)
  • Jan K. Schaefer (arbitration and mediation; international arbitration; litigation)
  • Axel Schilder (real estate and tax)
  • Martin Wolff (tax)


  • Mark Davies (asset finance; investment and investment fund; 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)
  • Lachlan Clancy (energy)
  • Wade Coriell (arbitration and mediation)
  • Elodie Dulac (arbitration and mediation)
  • Parveet Gandoak (private equity)
  • Anthony Patten (energy)


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

United Kingdom

  • William Charnley (corporate finance)
  • Ben Emmerson, K.C. (administrative and public law; criminal practice; human rights law)
  • Daniel Friel (M&A and tax)
  • Peter Hood (administrative and public law - Ones to Watch)
  • Vincent Rowan (construction)
  • Stephen Sims (M&A)
  • Tom Sprange, K.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.