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Baker Botts Upholds High Rankings in Legal 500 UK

LONDON, 22 September 2016 - Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international law firm, announced today that in the 2016 edition of Legal 500 UK, the firm received rankings for their work in seven practice areas. 

Baker Botts maintained its practice group rankings in: 
• Corporate & Commercial: M&A: Mid-Market, £50m - £250m (Tier 4) 
• Corporate & Commercial: Venture Capital (Tier 5) 
• Dispute Resolution: International Arbitration (Tier 4) 
• Finance: Emerging Markets (Tier 3) 
• Projects, Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas (Tier 2)

The firm was also ranked in Dispute Resolution: Public International Law (Tier 3) and Technology, Media & Telecoms: Intellectual Property (Tier 5).

Eight Baker Botts lawyers were “Recommended” in the 2016 edition, while five individuals received “Leading Lawyer” titles in their respective fields:
Jay Alexander - Dispute Resolution: International Arbitration
Alex Escobar - Dispute Resolution: Public International Law
Rubin Weston - Finance: Emerging Markets
Robin Mizrahi - Finance: Emerging Markets
Christopher Norton - Real Estate: Environment 

In the 2016 book, the Legal 500 editors noted that Baker Botts’ “‘responsive, committed’ M&A department is commended for its ‘market-leading knowledge of the energy sector’ and its ‘seamless’ multi-jurisdictional work.” 

To view the complete Legal 500 UK 2016 results, please click here. These rankings can be viewed by selecting the appropriate country and practice area on the left side of the web page. 


Baker Botts is an international law firm of approximately 700 lawyers practicing throughout a network of 12 offices around the globe. Based on our experience and knowledge of our clients' industries, we are recognized as a leading firm in the energy, technology, and life sciences sectors. Since 1840, we have provided creative and effective legal solutions for our clients while demonstrating an unrelenting commitment to excellence. For more information, please visit

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