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Fieldfisher to host 5th Annual GAR Live Energy Disputes Conference



United Kingdom

Event on 2 July will be held at the firm's London office with input from Fieldfisher's international arbitration experts.

European law firm Fieldfisher is delighted to be hosting the 5th Annual GAR Live Energy Disputes Conference at its London office on 2 July 2019, in partnership with leading commercial arbitration publication, Global Arbitration Review.

The event will be held at Fieldfisher's London office and will include presentations and moderated discussions from renowned specialists on international arbitration.

Topics on the agenda include enforcement experiences and trends in energy disputes; the application of the international arbitration system to developing economies and legal frameworks; and the challenges of managing energy disputes with reputational risks.

Simon Sloane, a partner in Fieldfisher's dispute resolution team and a recognised expert in energy-related international arbitrations, will be discussing Africa’s increasing integration into the international arbitration system and issues arising from this trend.

Fieldfisher is currently acting on a number of significant energy-related international arbitrations involving prominent clients, many of which have attracted close attention from the global media.

In his presentation, Simon will draw on his experience spanning more than 25 years of advising energy, construction and investor clients resolve their business disputes in jurisdictions across the world.

He will be joined by other members of the firm's dispute resolution practice, which incorporates sector-leading expertise in international arbitration proceedings involving European, Russian and CIS, Middle Eastern and African clients as well as a growing number of Asian and South American clients.


Commenting on the forthcoming event, Simon Sloane, international arbitration partner, said:

"We are delighted to be partnering with the leading title on international arbitration to host such a high-calibre event.

"Energy disputes is an area in which Fieldfisher is recognised for its breadth of experience, technical knowledge and solutions-based approach.

"The international background and extensive language skills of our lawyers enables us to assist clients from around the world and our dispute resolution and international arbitration experts are in high demand from clients with energy interests in emerging markets, and the CIS region in particular.

"We look forward to welcoming all delegates to the GAR event in July and to drawing on the breadth of our combined expertise during panel discussions with colleagues from a range of professional advisory backgrounds."


For more information on the 5th Annual GAR Live Energy Disputes Conference and to register, please visit the event website.


About Fieldfisher

Fieldfisher is a European law firm with market leading practices in many of the world's most dynamic sectors. We are an exciting, forward-thinking organisation with a particular focus on energy & natural resources, technology, finance & financial services, life sciences and media.

Our network has more than 1,550 people working across 25 offices providing highly commercial advice based on an in-depth understanding of our clients' needs.

Our dispute resolution experts have a solution-based philosophy built around you and your needs. We look at the commercial issues relevant to you, the commercial drivers behind the dispute and the commercial imperatives for resolution. From the outset we are transparent about costs.

Our clients range from high net worth individuals, to corporates and governments. Our business is international like our clients. We regularly work in cross-border teams to deliver results in jurisdictions around the globe.

We operate across our offices in Amsterdam, Barcelona, Beijing, Belfast, Birmingham, Bologna, Brussels, Dublin, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Guangzhou, Hamburg, London, Luxembourg, Madrid, Manchester, Milan, Munich, Paris, Rome, Shanghai, Turin, Venice and Silicon Valley.

Fieldfisher was named as a top 20 firm by the FT Innovative Lawyers Awards 2018.

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