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Chambers Global 2017: Baker Botts Enhances Firm and Individual Rankings

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HOUSTON, March 20, 2017 - Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international law firm, announced today that both firm rankings and individual rankings were enhanced in the 2017 edition of Chambers Global

In the 2017 book, Baker Botts obtained 38 total firm rankings, an increase over 2016. Three new firm rankings were added to Baker Botts’ accolades this year: 
  • Belgium – International Trade/WTO - Recognized Practitioner 
  • UAE – Corporate M&A (Foreign Desk) - Foreign Desk 
  • UK – Projects (Foreign Experts – Africa-Wide) - Foreign Desk

 Furthermore, the firm improved in six practice group categories and earned six Band 1 practice group rankings. The six Band 1 rankings include: 

  • China - Energy & Natural Resources (International Firms) 
  • Global - Projects & Energy: Oil & Gas 
  • Russia - Energy & Natural Resources 
  • United Kingdom - Energy & Natural Resources (Oil & Gas) 
  • USA - Projects: LNG 
  • USA - Projects: Oil & Gas 

In their commentary, Chambers Global noted that Baker Botts’ Global International Arbitration team was “recommended for its in-depth expertise in the energy sector, and, more specifically, in oil and gas matters” and that they have a “very strong commercial outlook." 

Additionally, seven firm lawyers improved their individual rankings in the latest edition of Chambers Global

A client quote from the 2017 report noted that the service from the firm’s Energy & Natural Resources practice “is provided by very dependable and experienced lawyers that have demonstrated high commitment and responsiveness to our requests down the years. They are distinguished by their quality, allied to their commitment to the project."

Please click to view Baker Botts’ complete Chambers Global 2017 results

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