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Baker Botts Named Sanctions Law Firm Of The Year By WorldECR


LONDON, BRUSSELS, November 5, 2021 - Baker Botts L.L.P. a leading international law firm, announced today that the firm has been named the winner in the WorldECR Awards category of Sanctions Law Firm (Europe).

WorldECR recognized Bakers Botts’ European sanctions team, led by Chris Caulfield in London and Brian Byrne in Brussels, for “advising on all aspects of EU and UK sanctions and offering clients a one-stop-shop service.” The team were noted for providing business-critical sanctions advice surrounding the “impact of Brexit and the imposition by the EU and the UK of extensive sanctions on Belarus.”

Additionally, Baker Botts’ European export control team received an Honourable Mention from WorldECR for the team’s advice on all aspects of EU and UK export control, including highly complex licensing and compliance challenges.

The WorldECR Awards, which were launched in 2015, “recognize outstanding work, vision, best practice, commercial benefit to the company, and contribution to international security, of organizations and individuals working in the fields of export control and sanctions compliance and non-proliferation.”

To view the full list of winners click here.

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