In the 2022 edition of The Legal 500 EMEA (France), Three Crowns maintained a leading ranking for international arbitration. The firm also continues to be the only firm ranked for international public law.

Georgios Petrochilos and Todd Wetmore have now been ranked in the publication’s “Hall  of Fame” for international arbitration with Georgios continuing to be ranked as a “leading individual” for international public law. Kathryn Khamsi has also moved up a ranking and is now recognised as a “leading individual” and Shaparak Saleh has been recognised in this year’s guide.


In recognising Three Crowns again this year, The Legal 500 notes the firm’s “very established Paris base thanks to a strong team” with their “highly varied caseload”, which includes “many of the world’s largest companies”.  A source highlights that the team comprises “very experienced lawyers who will move mountains to win their cases. They are very pleasant to work with” with another emphasising the team’s “true collaboration with clients leading to the best results”.



Georgios moved up a ranking and is now recognised in The Legal 500’s “Hall of Fame” for international arbitration, in which he is describes him as a “star partner”. He is also the only person ranked as a “leading individual” for international public law again this year. Georgios has a broad practice spanning more than two decades and covering inter-State, investment, and commercial disputes. He has represented States, international organisations, and private parties in more than 70 disputes, including several appearances in the International Court of Justice.


Todd has also been recognised in the publication’s “Hall of Fame” having also been described as a “star partner”. Qualified in civil and common law, Todd has over 25 years of experience handling some of the largest and most complex commercial cases. He regularly acts as counsel in the oil & gas, technology, manufacturing, mining, and commodities sectors, and is a recognised specialist in infrastructure and construction disputes. Todd is a Vice-President of the ICC Court of Arbitration.


Kathryn has been ranked as a “leading individual” in the publication following her previous recognition as a “next generation partner”. Sources state that she is “knowledgeable” with a “great legal mind and clarity of thought”. Kathryn acts for States and corporate clients in all types of disputes and is particularly sought after in high value disputes that raise complex issues of fact and law.


Shaparak has been recognised for international arbitration in this year’s publication. She has acted as counsel in a large number of commercial arbitrations both ad hoc and institutional across a range of sectors. Shaparak also has broad experience in pre- and post-arbitration litigation before the French courts.

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