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 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. 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 works in numerous languages on our arbitrations.
We act as strategic advisors, counsel and advocates. Our work covers the entirety of arbitration cases, from initial case analysis through to successful enforcement of arbitral awards. We also serve as arbitrators and are prominent as thought leaders in the field. Our team contains more than 20 arbitration lawyers around the world, including London, Milan, Singapore, New York and the British Virgin Islands, working on both arbitrations under all the major arbitration rules (including ICC, LCIA, ICSID, UNCITRAL, SIAC, HKIAC, CAM and SCC) and pure ad hoc arbitrations.
Singapore partner Deborah Barker SC explains that ‘Arbitration is consensual and can be appropriately tailored to be relatively quick compared with court proceedings. And for enforcement, arbitration frequently enjoys a significant advantage owing to the New York Convention’.
Legal 500 described us as ‘extremely tactically aware’ and The Legal Business Disputes Yearbook has hailed partner Hussein Haeri as ‘a name that is destined to join the pantheon of stars in the international arbitration arena’. Our clients praise as ‘exceptionally valuable’ our ‘know-how on how to navigate international arbitrations’ and our ‘excellent customer focus’. They acknowledge our ‘deep technical knowledge’ and ‘sound judgment’, describing our communication skills as ‘simply amazing’.
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