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K&L Gates Recognised in 2024 Edition of The Legal 500 EMEA

27 March 2024

The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) 2024 edition has recognised K&L Gates LLP and its lawyers for work across the firm’s nine core practice areas in seven countries, with more than 60 lawyers recommended. To view the firm’s rankings in the UK, please visit The Legal 500 United Kingdom 2024 edition, published in October 2023.

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: IT and Internet 
  • Insurance
  • 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
  • Transport: Advice to the transport sector


  • Investment funds


  • Banking and finance: borrower side 
  • Banking and finance: lender or arranger side
  • Commercial, corporate and M&A
  • Dispute resolution
  • Employment
  • Industry Focus: Energy
  • 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 

  • Construction
  • Dispute resolution: arbitration and international litigation 
  • Employment

Along with the firm’s rankings, 14 K&L Gates lawyers were identified by The Legal 500 as either a “Leading Individual,” “Next Generation Partner,” or “Rising Star” in their respective practice areas. These lawyers, and the categories in which they were recognised, are:

To view the firm's full rankings and commentary, please visit The Legal 500 EMEA 2024 edition.

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