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International arbitration

With a dedicated team based across London, New York, Milan, Singapore, Hong Kong and the British Virgin Islands, we are leaders in global arbitration – helping multinational corporations, governments and individuals to resolve disputes across borders.

Whether you are a multinational corporation, international investor, private equity business or Government, our arbitration practice can help you to resolve your international disputes.

Our dedicated arbitration team works with clients around the world to resolve major commercial and investor-state disputes across a wide range of key industry sectors including oil and gas, natural resources, infrastructure, manufacturing, technology, construction and finance.

We are also one of the leading firms handling arbitration in the sports, luxury brands and arts sectors and act for some of the most high-profile and dynamic clients in these markets. 

Strategic, commercial advice

With arbitration lawyers around the world, including London, Milan, Hong Kong, Singapore, New York and the British Virgin Islands, we act as strategic advisors, counsel and advocates on complex, high-value international disputes. 

Our work covers the entirety of arbitration cases, from initial case analysis through to the successful enforcement of arbitral awards worldwide. We work on arbitrations under all the major arbitration rules (including ICC, LCIA, ICSID, LMAA, UNCITRAL, SIAC, HKIAC, CIETAC, CAM, ICDR and SCC) and pure ad hoc arbitrations. The geographic range of our cases crosses Europe, Anglophone and Francophone Sub-Saharan Africa, North Africa and the Middle East, the CIS, Asia Pacific and the Americas. 

Our multilingual team is well-versed in numerous languages and our lawyers are admitted to practice in many jurisdictions around the globe, qualified in both common and civil law jurisdictions. We serve as arbitrators and are prominent thought leaders in the field, with extensive experience working in international organisations and emerging markets.

Leading lawyers

Acknowledged as 'extremely tactically aware' by the legal market, we are recognised for our 'know-how on how to navigate international arbitrations'. Clients praise our team for 'exceptionally valuable' skills with 'excellent customer focus'. They also acknowledge our 'deep technical knowledge' and 'sound judgment', describing our communication skills as 'simply amazing'.

Track record

Our team

Hussein Haeri

Hussein Haeri

Partner | London

Hussein Haeri

Partner | London

Litigation and arbitration

Eleni Polycarpou

Eleni Polycarpou

Partner | London

Eleni Polycarpou

Partner | London

Litigation and arbitration

Cristina Pagni

Cristina Pagni

Partner | Milan

Cristina Pagni

Partner | Milan

Litigation and Arbitration

Emma Lindsay

Emma Lindsay

Partner | New York

Emma Lindsay

Partner | New York

Litigation and Arbitration

Shaun Leong

Shaun Leong

Partner, Withers KhattarWong* | Singapore

Shaun Leong

Partner, Withers KhattarWong* | Singapore

Litigation and Arbitration

Sherlin Tung

Sherlin Tung

Partner | Hong Kong

Sherlin Tung

Partner | Hong Kong

Litigation and Arbitration

Joseph Chu

Joseph Chu

Partner | Hong Kong

Joseph Chu

Partner | Hong Kong

Litigation and Arbitration

Sir Geoffrey Cox KC

Sir Geoffrey Cox KC

Consultant Global Counsel | London

Sir Geoffrey Cox KC

Consultant Global Counsel | London

Litigation and Arbitration

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