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September 28, 2022

Legal Business Honors Simon Maynard as Lawyer of the Year

LONDON, Sept. 28, 2022 — Legal Business has named King & Spalding senior associate  Simon Maynard as its Lawyer of the Year at its annual Legal Business Awards ceremony.

Maynard received the award for being a key advocate for disability inclusion in the legal profession, which is “one of the most marginalized and overlooked groups, while continuing to develop a burgeoning career in international arbitration” according to the publication.

Maynard resolves complex commercial disputes under English and international law. He has particular expertise in international commercial and investment treaty arbitration, as well as before the English courts, with a focus on disputes concerning upstream oil and gas, renewables and the energy transition, and the broader extractive industries.

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