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King & Spalding LLP

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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 1,200 lawyers in 22 offices in the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
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Firm profile for UK 2022

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Global 2021 USA 2021 Europe 2021 Asia-Pacific 2022 Latin America 2022 FinTech 2022 Litigation Support 2021

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Managing Partner: Thomas K. Sprange

THE FIRM
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 more than 1,200 lawyers in 22 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 recognised 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 www.kslaw.com

PRINCIPAL AREAS OF WORK

Alternative Investment Market:

Represent companies from a broad range of sectors on transactions from initial public offerings to secondary fund-raisings. The team are experts in advising on takeover events and applicable rules and regulations.

Capital Markets:
Represents investment banks, public companies, financial sponsors, investors and other market participants across industry sectors on cross border equity and debt securities offerings and corporate governance and compliance matters in Europe, the Americas and the Middle East.

Construction Projects:
Vast experience in representing owners, developers and lenders in drafting and negotiating construction-related agreements for their global projects.

Employment & Benefits:
The team advises on all employment issues from recruitment to severance.

Energy & Natural Resources:
With decades of experience, the energy team advises in oil, gas, power and mining industries, with expertise in monetising remote natural gas reserves through the development of LNG, petrochemical and gas-to-liquids projects. The firm is experienced throughout the entire LNG value chain, including state and federal regulation, development, commercial contracting, financing and construction.

Finance & Restructuring:
Represents borrowers and lenders in acquisition financing, asset-based financing, leveraged financing (mezzanine and high-yield debt), leveraged leasing, project financing, property financing and syndicated lending. Experienced in advising on distressed assets, bankruptcy/ insolvency and related litigation.

Financial Services:
The London office has experts from a range of practices within the firm who are specialists in advising clients within the financial services sector from high value, sophisticated transactions through to complex legislative, regulatory and industry issues.

International Arbitration & Litigation:
Highly experienced in handling cases before major arbitral institutions such as the ICSID, ICC, LCIA and AAA, as well as under UNCITRAL and other ad hoc rules. The litigation team has wide-ranging experience and expertise in all areas of UK court litigation as well as in alternate dispute resolution, corporate governance, general contract and risk management advice and investigations. The team has two Queen’s Counsel who appear regularly in the High Court and the appellate courts on commercial matters.

International Trade & WTO:
Handles a wide range of international trade and customs matters for UK/EU and US clients.

Middle East & Islamic Finance:
Advises on Shari’ah-compliant financings and investment products.

Mergers & Acquisitions/Joint Ventures:
Advises organisations in a range of transactions, including acquisitions of public and private companies, tender offers, public takeovers, joint ventures, purchases and sales of divisions and takeover preparation and defence.

Private Equity & Investment Fund Formation:
Advises clients in fund formation and in the structuring, negotiation and execution of acquisitions and venture capital financings, also working to provide advice throughout investments’ life cycle.

Project Finance:
Vast experience in resource procurement, marketing and transportation, construction contracting, terminal use agreements and joint venture structuring.

Real Estate/Real Estate Finance:
The team provides advice with respect to the complete range of commercial real estate transactions the world over. The firm has earned an international reputation for creative structuring of clients’ transactions, from property acquisitions and development to mergers and acquisitions and complex equity and debt financing.

Tax:
Advises on a range of UK and US tax issues with particular expertise in working with clients on planning and executing business transactions of various types and sizes arising in cross border settings including acquisitions, disposals, joint ventures, fund formations, Shari’ah compliant transactions, tax financings, leasing, structure financing, returns to stakeholders and employee benefits.

INTERNATIONAL
The firm also has offices in Abu Dhabi, Atlanta, Austin, Brussels, Charlotte, Chicago, Dubai, Frankfurt, Geneva, Houston, Los Angeles, Moscow, New York, North Virginia, Paris, Riyadh (affiliated office), San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Singapore, Tokyo and Washington, DC.

UK

This firm is also ranked in:

Global 2021 USA 2021 Europe 2021 Asia-Pacific 2022 Latin America 2022 FinTech 2022 Litigation Support 2021

Contributions

Total 5 contributions

Trends and Developments

Energy: Oil & Gas 2021 in Indonesia

Authors: Richard Nelson, Lachlan Clancy, Zoë Bromage, Andy Kelana

Law and Practice

Energy: Oil & Gas 2021 in Indonesia

Authors: Richard Nelson, Lachlan Clancy, Zoë Bromage, Andy Kelana

Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 1 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Article

Challenges Ahead For Banks Pursuing Data Breach Claims

Authors: Barry Goheen and Andrew K. Crawford

Ranked Departments

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UK-wide

Construction: International Arbitration
Band 3
Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas
Band 3
International Arbitration: Commercial Arbitration
Band 2
International Arbitration: Investor-State Arbitration
Band 2

Ranked Lawyers

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London (Firms)

Banking & Finance: Big-Ticket


Benoit Lavigne
Up and Coming

Banking & Finance: Mid-Market


Mark Wesseldine
Band 4

Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market


William Charnley
Band 3

Employment: Employer


Jules Quinn
Band 4

Financial Crime: Corporates


Aaron Stephens
Band 3
UK-wide

Construction: International Arbitration


Shareena Edmonds
Band 3

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Top Ranked Lawyers

Band 2
Tom Sprange QCInternational Arbitration
Band 3
Shareena EdmondsConstruction: International Arbitration
Vincent RowanConstruction: International Arbitration
William CharnleyCorporate/M&A: Mid-Market
Tom Sprange QCEnergy & Natural Resources: Disputes
Aaron StephensFinancial Crime: Corporates
Band 4
Mark WesseldineBanking & Finance: Mid-Market
Jules QuinnEmployment: Employer
Tom Sprange QCFraud: Civil
John Savage QCInternational Arbitration
Band 5
Ruth ByrneInternational Arbitration
Band 6
Egishe DzhazoyanInternational Arbitration
Kenneth BealeInternational Arbitration
Up and Coming
Benoit LavigneBanking & Finance: Big-Ticket

Ranked Offices

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