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October 30, 2017

Latest JUVE Handbook Recognizes Multiple King & Spalding Practices, Individuals

FRANKFURT, Oct. 30, 2017 — The 2017/2018 edition of the JUVE Handbook, which reviews more than 800 law firms and evaluates their position in the German legal market, has recognized several King & Spalding practices and individuals.

JUVE has ranked the following practice areas:

  • Investment Funds
  • Real Estate
  • Pharmaceuticals and Medical Products
  • Food Law
  • Dispute Resolution – Arbitration/Mediation

The following Frankfurt-based King & Spalding lawyers gained individual recognitions in the guide:

  • Jan Schäfer – “Leading Name” in Arbitration and “recommended” for Arbitration/Mediation
  • Mario Leissner – “Recommended” for two separate areas: Investment Funds and Real Estate
  • Sebastian Kaufmann – “Recommended” for Real Estate
  • Sven Wortberg – “Recommended” for Real Estate
  • Ulf Grundmann – “Recommended” for Pharmaceuticals and Medical Products
  • Henning Aufderhaar – “Recommended” for Real Estate

The JUVE Handbook’s recognitions are based on interviews with more than 11,000 German and international lawyers and their clients.

King & Spalding’s 20-lawyer Frankfurt office focuses on real estate and capital transactions, investment funds, regulatory, international arbitration, life sciences, finance, corporate and tax law.

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