Van Bael & Bellis London has been listed in Legal 500 UK (which was published this week) as a “Firm to Watch” in the fields of both International Arbitration and Public International Law. This ranking comes after the Firm launched its International Disputes practice in London only nine months ago in January 2021. Partner and Global Head of International Arbitration, Nick Lawn, is also listed as a Next Generation Partner in the categories of International Arbitration and Public International Law. Commenting on the Legal 500 listing, Nick Lawn said: “This is great recognition for the work being done by our growing International Disputes practice in London. We are very grateful to our clients and contacts for providing such kind feedback in relation to our work in these fields”. Legal 500 – one of the world’s leading legal directories – assesses the strengths of law firms in over 150 jurisdictions and highlights the practice area teams who are providing the most cutting edge and innovative advice to their clients. They focus not only on the bench strength of the team, but also on the consistency of quality of the individuals within the team.