Because of its confidentiality and ease of cross-border enforcement, international arbitration is gaining popularity with business leaders. Our arbitration specialists are spread across all our offices and are regularly involved in high-value domestic and international arbitrations, involving a wide range of industries.

Financial institutions, corporations, high net worth individuals and state-owned entities instruct us on disputes involving sectors such as energy, transport, construction, insurance and telecoms. Members of our team appear as counsel and sit as arbitrators under the rules of most major arbitration institutions.

We provide our clients with before and after the event advice, including drafting arbitration agreements, selecting arbitrators, conducting proceedings and enforcing awards. In any case, we will work with you to formulate the best strategy.

Our clients come to us because of our deep understanding of the arbitration process and our ceaseless drive to achieve the best outcomes.


Notable deals / highlights

  • Represented a Middle Eastern business in an ICC arbitration regarding a telecoms dispute worth in excess of $2bn, reaching an extremely satisfactory settlement.
  • Advised Eastern European natural resources companies in a series of LCIA and ICC arbitrations arising from investments worth in excess of $5bn. Our clients were the respondents and successfully settled the claim on the basis that they had no liability, and costs were paid by the other side.

  • Represented a Polish business in an LCIA arbitration, recovering all of its claim plus interest and costs.

  • Achieved significant damages for a Congolese company in a major construction dispute.

  • Ensured recovery for a German private equity fund of significant damages in connection with a post M&A dispute.

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