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K&L Gates Recognised in The Legal 500 EMEA 2023 Edition

12 April 2023

The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) 2023 edition has recognised K&L Gates LLP and 15 of its lawyers as leaders in more than 30 practice categories across seven countries and regions outside of the United Kingdom. To view the firm’s rankings in the UK, please visit The Legal 500 United Kingdom 2023 edition, published in September 2022.

Released annually, The Legal 500 rankings highlight the practice area teams and practitioners that provide the most cutting-edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel. Research is based on feedback from clients worldwide as well as interviews with leading private practice lawyers.

K&L Gates, as a firm, was recognised in the following categories:

  • Aviation
  • Commercial, corporate and M&A
  • Competition: EU and global 
  • Customs, trade, WTO and anti-dumping
  • Industry focus: Transport 


  • Data privacy and data protection
  • Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation 
  • Dispute resolution: International arbitration
  • Industry focus: Healthcare and life sciences (Firm to Watch)
  • Industry focus: IT and Internet 
  • Intellectual property: Trade marks and designs
  • Mergers and acquisitions


  • Corporate and M&A: Corporate
  • Corporate and M&A: M&A: mid-sized deals (sub-500m)
  • Media: Entertainment
  • Public sector: Public procurement
  • Real estate and construction: Real estate


  • Investment funds (Firm to Watch)


  • Banking and finance: borrower side 
  • Banking and finance: lender or arranger side
  • Commercial, corporate and M&A
  • Dispute resolution
  • Employment
  • Industry Focus: Energy
  • Investment funds 
  • Real estate and construction 
  • Restructuring and insolvency 
  • Tax


  • Banking, finance and capital markets
  • Commercial, corporate and M&A
  • Dispute resolution 
  • Projects, real estate and construction

United Arab Emirates 

  • Dispute resolution: arbitration and international litigation 
  • Employment

K&L Gates individuals recognised were:

  • Nazanin Aleyaseen - Employment, United Arab Emirates [Leading Individual]
  • Anna Amprimo - Real estate and construction, Italy [Next Generation Partner]
  • Claude-Etienne Armingaud - Data privacy and data protection, France [Leading Individual] 
  • Gayle Bowen - Investment funds, Ireland [Leading Individual]
  • Amjad Hussain - Commercial, corporate and M&A, Qatar [Leading Individual] 
  • Rodolfo Margaria - Investment funds, Italy [Rising Star]
  • Elias Matni - Banking, finance and capital markets, Qatar [Rising Star]
  • Giovanni Meschia - Investment funds, Italy [Leading Individual]
  • Annette Mutschler-Siebert - Public procurement, Germany [Leading Individual]
  • PaweĊ‚ Piotrowski - Projects, real estate and construction, Qatar [Next Generation Partner]
  • Áine Ní Riain - Investment funds, Ireland [Rising Star]
  • Paolo Rusconi - Restructuring and insolvency, Italy [Leading Individual]
  • Vittorio Salvadori Di Wiesenhoff - Tax, Italy [Leading Individual]
  • Philip Torbøl - Customs, trade, WTO and anti-dumping, Belgium [Leading Individual] 
  • Paolo Zamberletti - Industry focus: Energy, Italy [Leading Individual]

To view the firm's full rankings and commentary, please visit The Legal 500 EMEA 2023 edition.

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