LONDON – Global law firm Reed Smith had a strong showing in Chambers and Partners Europe 2024 updates released today, with 12 lawyers and six practice areas ranked in the guide.

The practice areas across Europe in which Reed Smith was ranked include:


  • Competition: EU


  • International Trade / WTO


  • International Arbitration


  • Energy


  • Commercial and Corporate Litigation
  • Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market

Twelve lawyers at the firm achieved individual rankings, including Athens-based energy partner Dimitris Assimakis, who received a repeat Band 1 recognition.

The lawyers ranked as leaders in their areas of focus are:

  • Dimitris Assimakis – Greece Energy (Band 1)
  • Jean-Pierre Collet – France Tax: Real Estate
  • Christian Filippitsch – Belgium Competition: EU
  • Clement Fouchard – France International Arbitration (new entry)
  • Nikolaus von Jacobs – Germany Private Equity
  • Minas Kitsilis – Greece Energy
  • Yves Melin – Europe-wide International Trade/WTO
  • Marcus Price – UK Commercial and Corporate Litigation
  • Isabelle Rahman – Belgium Competition: EU
  • Peter Rosher – France International Arbitration
  • Marianne Schaffner – France Intellectual Property: Patents
  • Philip Taylor – UK Corporate / M&A: Mid-Market

The guide features client praise for Reed Smith’s practices, including:

Competition: EU

“The lawyers have deep expertise in the field of competition law, insightful analysis and a deep understanding of the client's business and related matters, providing solutions with great results.”

France International Arbitration

“Reed Smith has shown a real command of arbitration proceedings in terms of understanding of both the procedural rules and the strategic decisions to be made. The firm quickly identified the best strategy for the case and has shown a great understanding of our industry and of the technical aspects of the cases we entrusted the firm with.”

Greece Energy

“Reed Smith is the go-to law firm in the energy sector.”

UK Commercial and Corporate Litigation

“Reed Smith understands and shows a deep interest in our operating model and our relationships, which means its advice is tailored to what we want to achieve.”

The 2024 Chambers Europe guide is based on detailed research and analysis, including interviews with in-house counsel and third-party experts. The guide helps clients to find leading lawyers and other professionals across the globe.