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Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration 2024 recognizes 46 Freshfields lawyers

In the Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration 2024 analysis published on November 29, 2023, Freshfields was once again recognized as one of the top international arbitration law firms globally. This year, Freshfields had 46 lawyers recognized as leaders in the field – up from 41 lawyers last year. Four of our partners are recognized as “Global Elite Thought Leaders”: Nigel Blackaby KC, Co-Head of our Latin America group; Nicholas Lingard, Head of International Arbitration — Asia; Noah Rubins KC, Head of our Global CIS/Russia dispute resolution practice group — Paris, and Sami Tannous – Dubai.

The WWL: Arbitration 2024 is the culmination of months of research by WWL and GAR. The result is a report that identifies nearly 1,500 prominent lawyers recommended by peers and clients for their expertise in resolving complex international disputes. 

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

Global Elite Thought Leaders

Nicholas Lingard (Singapore)
Noah Rubins KC (Paris)
Sami Tannous (Dubai)
Nigel Blackaby KC (Washington, DC)


Oliver Marsden (London)
Sylvia Noury (London)
Will Thomas KC (London)
Christophe Seraglini (Paris)
Peter Turner (Paris)
Boris Kasolowsky (Frankfurt)
Hans-Patrick Schroeder (Hamburg)
John Choong (Hong Kong)
Lluís Paradell Trius (Rome)
Joaquin Terceño (Tokyo)
Amani Khalifa (Riyadh)
Erin Miller Rankin (Dubai)
Elliot Friedman (NY)
Noiana Marigo (NY)
Caroline Richard (Washington, DC)

Future Leaders: Partners

Lee Rovinescu (NY)
Thomas W. Walsh (NY)
Martin Mekat (Frankfurt)
Daniel Schnabl (Frankfurt)
Carsten Wendler (Frankfurt)
Samantha Tan (Singapore)
Kim Rosenberg (Dubai)

Future Leaders: Non-Partners

Yuri Mantilla (Paris
Matei Purice (Paris)
Santiago Gatica (NY)
Sofia Klot (NY)
Juan Pedro Pomes (Washington, DC)
Samantha Lord Hill (London)
Joshua Kelly (London)
Annie Pan (London)
Felix Schaaf (London)
Ketevan Betaneli (Paris)
Alexandra van der Meulen (Paris)
Alexander Monro (Frankfurt)
Lojayne Shaheen (Riyadh)
Rohit Bhat (Singapore)
Amr Omran (Dubai)
Maria Julia Milesi (Washington, DC)
Hinda Rabkin (NY)
Ezequiel H. Vetulli (NY)
Natalia Zibibbo (NY)

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