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Baker Botts Maintains Strong Rankings in Legal 500 EMEA 2017

LONDON, 17 April, 2017 - Baker Botts L.L.P., a leading international law firm, announced today that in the 2017 edition of Legal 500 EMEA, the firm maintained its two Tier 1 rankings in Saudi Arabia: Commercial, Corporate and M&A and Energy and Natural Resources

Baker Botts also earned two Tier 4 Regional rankings in the Middle East and Africa. 

In addition, three Baker Botts lawyers were ranked as Leading Individuals. 

• Maxim Levinson - Russia and CIS: Corporate and M&A: Moscow 
• Mikhail Semyonov - Russia and CIS: Energy & Natural Resources 
• Stephen Matthews - Saudi Arabia : Commercial, Corporate and M&A

Two firm lawyers were listed as Next Generation Lawyers: 
• Shadi Haroon - Saudi Arabia: Banking & Finance 
• Stephen Burke - United Arab Emirates: Construction and United Arab Emirates: Dispute Resolution

The Corporate, Commercial and M&A team’s work was highlighted in the Legal 500 EMEA commentary for “’providing an excellent quality of legal advice’ and being ‘able to solve complex problems quickly and efficiently’.” 

Please click to view the complete results of Legal 500 EMEA 2017. 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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