Area of focus

Public International Law

Our public international law team, which is co-led from London, Paris, and Washington, D.C., has secured major successes in international trade, investment treaty, and commercial disputes before the WTO, the United Nations, the World Bank, and other international institutions. We also act on sanctions, human rights, and...

Representative experience

Successfully acting for the Slovak Republic, against Achmea in the CJEU, achieving a landmark judgement on investor-state arbitration clauses.

Successfully defended the government of Vietnam in three investment treaty disputes across multiple sectors, including health, food, and tourism.

We have advised both governments and private sector clients in several WTO disputes, including with respect to the GATT and the TRIPS.

Acted for Iberdrola S.A. in an investment treaty dispute and settlement negotiations with the government of Bolivia relating to the nationalization of the electricity sector.

Hogan Lovells Publications

The future of arbitration: New technologies are making a big impact — and AI robots may take on “human” roles

Will new technologies influence the way cases are arbitrated? That was the topic of a debate that included members of the ICC International Court of Arbitration and Hogan Lovells partners...

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Supply Chain Disruption and Litigation Trends in North Africa's Oil and Gas Industry

In this interview, Hogan Lovells partner Laurent Gouiffès discusses oil and gas supply chain disruption and litigation trends in North Africa, including Algeria,...

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Hogan Lovells Publications

Brexit Effect Note: the legal Implications behind the headlines

A comprehensive guide providing insight for businesses on the impact of a British exit from the EU. The impact for businesses will vary depending on the sector and markets businesses...

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