Baker McKenzie's Dispute Resolution practitioners were recognized among the top arbitration professionals globally by Who's Who Legal. A total of 23 Baker McKenzie arbitration legal professionals from around the world were distinguished in the survey this year.


Who's Who Legal identifies the world's best arbitration lawyers who are highly recommended for their knowledge in resolving complex international disputes. The listed practitioners are nominated by peers and clients as the leaders in the field.


"As we adapt to an increasingly complex business environment, we are proud to count on our group of extremely knowledgeable dispute resolution professionals who are able to provide local and multinational clients with the best insights, counsel and legal advice," comments Claudia Benavides, Global Chair of the Dispute Resolution group at Baker McKenzie. "Our skilled arbitration team will continue to lead the way advising our clients to resolve the most complex disputes stemming from the unprecedented challenging environment that is impacting  their businesses in the short and long term.”


The 23 Baker McKenzie arbitration lawyers listed this year in the 2021 Who's Who Legal arbitration law survey are:


Arbitrators & Counsel:

Dr. Habib Al Mulla - Dubai

Claudia Benavides - Bogotá

Ismail Esin - Istanbul*

Vladimir Khvalei - Moscow
Alexander Korobeinikov - Almaty

Andy Moody - London

Lawrence Newman - New York

Günter Pickrahn - Frankfurt

Ed Poulton - London

Jörg Risse - Frankfurt

Maria Tovar - Lima


Future leaders - Partners

Steve Abraham - London

Luca Beffa - Geneva

Filip Boras - Vienna

Jo Delaney - Sydney 

Heiko Haller - Düsseldorf
Ragnar Harbst - Frankfurt

Pawel Samborski - Warsaw
Derek Soller - New York


Future leaders - Non-partners

Markus Altenkirch - London

María Angélica Burgos - Bogotá
Christina Doria - Toronto

Anina Liebkind – Stockholm


* Esin Attorney Partnership, a member of Baker McKenzie International, a Swiss Verein


Explore Our Newsroom