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Allen & Overy third worldwide - Who's Who Legal: Arbitration 2022

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09 December 2021

The Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration 2022 survey of the world’s leading arbitration lawyers lists 16 Allen & Overy lawyers as “Global Leaders”, placing A&O third in the global rankings in terms of individual listings. 

Allen & Overy is also one of only two law firms ranked as a ‘Leading Firm’ for International Arbitration in Asia Pacific.

Nominations for the Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration 2022 survey are made by peers and clients, international arbitrators, and counsel, confirming A&O’s position as one of the world’s foremost international arbitration practices. The ranking highlights the significant and continuing investment made in our global practice.

The ranked Global Leaders span our worldwide arbitration practice, with representatives from the UK, Continental and Eastern Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and the United States. A&O lawyers listed as Global Leaders are:

Sheila Ahuja (Singapore)

Naomi Briercliffe (London)

Kate Davies McGill (London)

James Freeman (London)

Gaela K. Gehring Flores (Washington, D.C.)

Matthew Hodgson (Hong Kong)

Mark Levy QC (London)

Martin Magál (Bratislava)

Anna Masser (Frankfurt)

Kirsten O’Connell (Dubai)

Andrey Panov (Moscow)

Patrick W. Pearsall (Washington, D.C.)

Lucia Raimanová (Bratislava)

Marieke van Hooijdonk (Amsterdam)

Suzanne Spears (London)

Marie Stoyanov (Paris)

In addition to our “Global Leaders”, Jan-Erik Windthorst (Frankfurt), Joanne Lau (Hong Kong) and Hilde van der Baan (Amsterdam) are listed as partners regarded as “Future Leaders” in the international arbitration community, along with Washington D.C. and Paris-based associates, Brian Vaca and Marc Krestin, who are ranked in the non-partner Future Leader category.

Mark Levy QC, Head of Allen & Overy’s International Arbitration practice said “I am delighted to see so many of our lawyers ranked as leaders, and future leaders, in their field. The rankings demonstrate our focus on excellence, the truly global reach of our practice, our commitment to building the practice and also our success in developing our own talent.”