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Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration 2022 recognizes 36 Freshfields lawyers

In the Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration 2022 analysis published on November 30, 2021, Freshfields was once again recognized as one of the top international arbitration law firms globally. This year, 36 lawyers from our global international arbitration group have been recognized as leaders in the field, including 17 “Thought Leaders” and 19 “Future Leaders.” Nigel Blackaby QC, global co-head of our international arbitration group and co-head of our Latin America group, was recognized as a “Global Elite Thought Leader.”

Below is the full list of lawyers recognized by Who's Who Legal.

Thought Leaders

Nigel Blackaby, Washington
John Choong, Hong Kong
Elliot Friedman, New York
Boris Kasolowsky, Frankfurt
Amani Khalifa, Dubai
Nicholas Lingard, Singapore
Noiana Marigo, New York
Erin Miller Rankin, Dubai
Sylvia Noury, London
Lluís Paradell Trius, Rome/Madrid
Caroline S. Richard, Washington
Noah Rubins QC, Paris
Christophe Seraglini, Paris
Sami Tannous, Dubai
Will Thomas QC, London
Peter Turner QC, Paris
Alexander John Wilbraham, Washington

Future Leaders: Partners

Oliver Marsden, London
Martin Mekat, Frankfurt
Kim Rosenberg, Dubai/London
Lee Rovinescu, New York
Daniel Schnabl, Frankfurt
Hans-Patrick Schroeder, Hamburg
Carsten Wendler, Frankfurt

Future Leaders: Non-partners

Kate Apostolova, Singapore
Ketevan Betaneli, Paris
Rohit Bhat, Singapore
Juan Pedro Pomes, Washington
Matei Purice, Paris
Lexi Menish, Singapore
Alexandra van der Meulen, Paris
Maria Julia Milesi, Washington
Samantha Tan, Singapore
Ezequiel H. Vetulli, New York
Thomas W. Walsh, New York
Natalia Marina Zibibbo, New York

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This material is for general information only and is not intended to provide legal advice. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.