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Investor-state Arbitration

A heavyweight investor-state and commercial arbitration practice

Our global investor-state arbitration team specialises in cross-border, multi-jurisdictional and complex cases, and regulatory work for a number of coporates, investors,  states, state-owned entities under International Investment Agreements, including Bilateral Investment Treaties. We advise clients at every stage in the arbitration process – from commencement of proceedings to enforcing arbitral awards or resisting challenges to awards.

Our breadth and depth of arbitration experience is unparalleled at a global level in the market. We have a vast amount of experience in arbitrations in all the main commercial centres and with many of the specialist niche arbitral institutions, including UNCITRAL and Swiss rules.

We act in complex international disputes across a range of sectors including energy and natural resources, construction, infrastructure and trade. We are adept at conducting large scale arbitrations all over the world, irrespective of the governing law, the arbitral rules or the language of the arbitration.

Our arbitration team is highly rated in the legal directories with many team members renowned for their individual practices. Several of our practitioners also sit as arbitrators.

Our experience includes acting on a number of high-profile and often politically-sensitive cases that have required careful management to ensure a favourable result for our clients across the globe.