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June 29, 2022

King & Spalding Partner Named as Top 100 Lawyer in Francophone Africa

PARIS, June 29, 2022— Africa Business + and Jeune Afrique have named Paris-based King & Spalding Partner Mehdi Haroun to its 2022 100 Legal Powerlist, which honors “the 100 business lawyers who made their mark in 2021 in Francophone Africa.”

Jeune Afrique is a leading source of news on Africa and is published in Paris. Africa Business + is a newsletter published by Jeune Afrique Media Group.

Haroun specializes in a broad range of corporate and commercial matters, particularly in the energy (oil & gas, power) and infrastructure sectors (major infrastructure projects), covering France and French speaking countries, in particular North Africa. He represents clients in various types of projects and transactions, as well as related disputes, and is one of the few international law firm partners qualified to practice in France and Algeria.

About King & Spalding
Celebrating more than 130 years of service, King & Spalding is an international law firm that represents a broad array of clients, including half of the Fortune Global 100, with over 1,200 lawyers in 23 offices in the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The firm has handled matters in over 160 countries on six continents and is consistently recognized for the results it obtains, uncompromising commitment to quality, and dedication to understanding the business and culture of its clients. More information is available at