News 16 Feb. 2024

Curtis Has Been Recognized in the Latest Chambers Global 2024 Guide

Once again, the firm’s international orientation shone through in the newly published Chambers Global Guide.

The firm has been ranked as Global Market Leaders since the category came into being in International Arbitration, Public International Law and International Trade. Curtis also shows regional strength in Asia Pacific, USA, Latin America, Europe and the Middle East. A significant number of partners are recognized for their foreign expertise in diverse countries, including Kuwait, Kazakhstan, South Korea, China and Nigeria, among others.

Curtis is ranked in 13 practice areas, while Curtis lawyers have garnered 26 rankings between 16 individual attorneys, nearly all in international areas of practice.

Clients praised the firm’s commercial judgment: “There is a strong appreciation for the realities of international business on the disputes team. I think this makes Curtis a special value add.” One noted “The Curtis team have a well-rounded and diverse skill set, allowing them to handle a wide range of complex matters with proficiency and efficiency.”; and another summarized, “The lawyers are very organized and evidently very switched-on.”

Among the 16 lawyers with multiple rankings are the key heads of international practice groups. International arbitration head George Kahale III is “highly regarded for his distinguished arbitration practice and maintains his consistent reputation for excellence”, with one client praising him as “a tireless advocate and brilliant strategist.” A client praises international trade law head Dan Porter "He is a terrific lawyer, well respected and formidable"; while a client describes public international law head Charles Buderi as "A true gentleman with terrific skills and international experience."

In key jurisdictions such as UAE, the firm was praised as being “very result-oriented and risk aware." in relation to commercial contracts.

Overall, Curtis partners were described as “top level in terms of knowledge of legal matters and accuracy in handling delicate proceedings.”

You can browse Curtis rankings here.