Who’s Who Legal has recognised 16 Three Crowns lawyers in Who’s Who Legal 2021: Arbitration. The nominees, from four jurisdictions, are considered leaders in the international arbitration field. They have been selected for their “outstanding expertise and experience as arbitrators, counsel, and arbitration chairs in commercial and investor-state disputes.”

From the Bahrain office, Partner Jan Paulsson is recognised as a Global Elite Thought Leader in arbitration with partner Scott Vesel recognised as a Leader in arbitration. Peers and clients say that Jan is “[a]n excellent advocate” and that Scott “stands out for his attention to detail and client-friendly approach.”

All five partners, in London, are recognised. Partners Constantine Partasides QC and Reza Mohtashami QC are ranked as Global Elite Thought Leaders in arbitration. Sources say Constantine is  said to be “[o]ne of the best practitioners currently” and Reza is “[a] market leader.” Gaëtan Verhoosel and Carmen Martinez Lopez are noted as Leaders in arbitration. Gaëtan is said to be “[e]xcellent in every way” with sources saying Carmen is “[o]ne of the most impressive legal minds ever encountered.” Partner Manish Aggarwal and counsel Leilah Bruton are featured as Future Leaders. Sources say Manish is “[t]he total package” and that Leilah is “hardworking and tenacious with excellent strategic judgment.”

From the Paris office, partners Georgios Petrochilos, Todd Wetmore, and Kathryn Khamsi are listed as Leaders in arbitration. Georgios is said to be “[o]ne of the most impressive orators and most knowledgeable lawyers,” Todd to be “[a] brilliant advocate,”  and Kathryn to be “[a]n extremely able advocate. Counsel Alexandra van der Meulen is ranked as a Future Leader. Kathryn is said to be “[a]n extremely able advocate” and Alexandra to be “[o]ne of the very best lawyers of the next generation.”

Partners Luke Sobota and Liz Snodgrass, based in Washington, DC, are recognised as Leaders in arbitration. Luke is said to be “excellent – very smart” and that Liz is “a brilliant mind and a wise counsel.” Managing director Hugh Carlson and counsel Agustín Garcia Sanz are featured as Future Leaders. Sources say that Hugh is “[a]bsolutely phenomenal” and that Agustín is “[g]reat on economic aspects of law due to his background.”

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