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Baker Botts’ Energy and Natural Resources Practice Ranks Band 1 in Chambers Asia-Pacific 2017

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LONDON, January 13, 2017 - Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international law firm, announced today that for the first time, the firm attained a Band 1 ranking in China: Energy & Natural Resources (International Firms) in Chambers Asia-Pacific 2017. 

In the 2017 edition, the firm was also ranked in Asia-Pacific Region: Energy & Natural Resources (Band 3) and China: Corporate/M&A: Highly Regarded (International Firms) (Band 4). 

Other highlights from the book include five firm partners ranking in four categories: 
  • Partner, Michael Arruda - China: Energy & Natural Resources (Band 1) 
  • Partner, Joanne Du - China: Energy & Natural Resources (Band 3) 
  • Partner, Phillip Georgiou - China: Construction (Band 2); China: Dispute Resolution: Arbitration (Band 4) 
  • Partner, Jeff Layman - China: Energy & Natural Resources (Band 3) 
  • Partner, Russell Wilkinson - Energy & Natural Resources (Band 2) 
Chambers Asia-Pacific provided client quotes noting that the firm’s Energy and Natural Resources practice “provides high-quality and timely legal advice. They are very client-oriented and proactive,” and the Corporate/M&A team is “knowledgeable, and are good communicators who provide useful advice." 

Click to view Baker Botts’ complete 2017 Chambers Asia rankings


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