Practice

International Arbitration

Cross-border disputes are complex. To prevent and resolve these disputes, you need a trusted partner with deep industry sector knowledge and arbitration know-how.

We get you back to business by providing practical, cost-effective, and timely solutions to your global disputes. We provide tactical strategies and insights that are tailored to your unique business, culture, and goals.

As a recognized international arbitration powerhouse for both commercial and investment arbitrations, we are the firm of choice for the largest global businesses and governments. Our strategically-focused, multilingual, and multicultural team works across continents to help you avoid and resolve disputes in every corner of the globe and across various industry sectors including energy, finance, life sciences, infrastructure, mining, oil and gas, aerospace, automotive, and telecoms.

Seasoned lawyers with commercial and investment arbitration know-how

We’ve been on both sides of a dispute - as advocates and as arbitrators. Our award-winning team is experienced with all of the leading arbitral institutions and arbitrators. We will guide you effectively through every stage of the arbitration process from pre-arbitration litigation to post-award enforcement proceedings. Our clients are at the center of everything we do, and we think about what’s best for you, which is why we are consistently rated by clients and industry observers as the go-to firm for bet-the-company disputes.

Representative experience

Representing world’s largest turbine supplier in arbitration and bankruptcy proceedings related to a US$2bn power generation facility in the U.S.

Acting in an LCIA arbitration on behalf of Ukrainian oligarch in multibillion dollar dispute against two other oligarchs.

A multinational energy company came to us for representation in an LCIA arbitration in London relating to the construction of an energy sector facility.

A German-based automotive manufacturing company turned to us for an ICC supply chain dispute related to electronic components.

Representing a global technology company in a US$4bn ICC arbitration arising out of an IT-services agreement with a telecommunications company.

Our team acted for a multinational plc in the mining/energy sectors in relation to enforcement of an LCIA Award in China.

Our team is acting on behalf of a leading construction and engineering company in defense of allegations brought by shareholders regarding stock price inflation.

Successfully represented an engineering conglomerate over a joint venture dispute with a contractor who abandoned a transmission line project in Brazil and Chile.

Defending a Central American country in investment treaty arbitration related to the expropriation of real estate assets for an ecotourism project.

Representing a South American government entity in an ICC dispute related to a long-term water supply and collateral services concession contract.

Represented shareholders of a Saudi joint venture company in contractual commercial dispute regarding sale of oil country tubular goods in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Defending the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in two ICSID arbitrations relating to the alleged expropriation of companies in the coffee and fertilizer industries.

Advising the Government of Vietnam in an investment treaty arbitration brought by a French company under the Bilateral Investment Treaty between Vietnam and France.

Acting for the Slovak Republic against a financial services company in a challenge of an award on the basis of the Netherlands-Slovak Republic BIT.

Government of Mongolia and MonAtom turned to us for an UNCITRAL arbitration concerning an alleged expropriation of licenses for uranium exploration and exploitation.

Representing Edenred, a world leader in prepaid corporate services, in ICSID arbitration against Hungary related to Hungarian laws concerning fringe benefits.

Successfully represented a European oil and gas company in ICC arbitration and enforcement proceedings against a North African petroleum company related to supply of LNG.

Successfully represented Statoil (Nigeria) Limited and Texaco Nigeria Outer Shelf Limited in an ad hoc arbitration in Nigeria against relating to a cargo lifting dispute.

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