Mindel Scott

Legal 500 Paris Arbitration

The arbitration practice of Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH is an established address for national and international energy companies that are represented in proceedings on topics such as gas price adjustment, post-mergers and acquisitions and facility construction. Investment arbitrage also focuses on investments; Practice Director Richard Happ has many years of experience here. Stephan Bausch, Karl von Hase and Georg Scherpf, Senior Associate, are also key figures in the team. “Unique for his extensive experience and outstanding knowledge of international arbitration and his focus on key areas such as energy and energy as well as construction disputes. Excellent quality of legal services tailored to the client`s needs. “Ricardo Ugarte is exceptional. His ability to handle a wide range of arbitration and court issues sets him apart. He is an exceptional partner. His colleague in London, Daniel Meagher, also works at an extremely high level.

“Jean-Christophe Honlet and Barton Legum are outstanding practitioners, including in investment arbitration. Jean-Christophe Honlet, in particular, is an excellent litigator and tactician. “Stuart Dutson is great – truly one of the masters of the international arbitration universe. He has academic expertise in international arbitration and is definitely a star in this field (including contract arbitration). Mayer Brown`s arbitration group, led by Ted Howes, a New York-based “seasoned lawyer,” also has a significant market presence in Chicago, Houston and Palo Alto. The practice reflects the experience of Mr. Homes and is a prime target for clients seeking representation at all stages of commercial litigation arising from M&A transactions and distribution agreements, as well as China-related matters. In addition, the Houston team also specializes in commercial arbitration in the energy and construction sectors; Michael Lennon is a name to keep in mind at this point. Due to its access to the firm`s global network, the “highly professional and dedicated” department is often involved in multi-jurisdictional cases alongside teams in London, Paris, Singapore and Hong Kong. Especially over the past decade, the firm has often made headlines because of its high-profile class arbitration work before the U.S.

Supreme Court. “Michael Polkinghorne is an outstanding partner in the practice of international arbitration. He has a deep understanding of arbitrage dynamics and in-depth knowledge of the energy sector. He is superior in cross-examination and has assembled an excellent team that works very effectively with him and the client. Elizabeth Oger-Gross is also an excellent partner with great skills and strong commitment and commitment. “Very high level of competence. Extensive experience in arbitration and litigation and relaxed working in an international and multicultural environment. The London team at Reed Smith LLP has extensive experience in investor–state and commercial arbitration. In addition, clients benefit from the company`s industry expertise in trading, commodities and shipping.

Gautam Bhattacharyya, who divides his time between London and Singapore, has an extensive practice in international commercial arbitration. Belinda Paisley specializes in international arbitration for investment treaties and has remarkable expertise in Kazakhstan. and Chloe Carswell is an investor and state specialist. Suzie Savage was promoted to partner in January 2022. “Alejandro Escobar has extensive experience in international investment and commercial arbitration and is never arrogant, but always calmly confident. He is a rare example of a lawyer who manages to combine diplomacy and modesty with knowledge and mastery of his subject. “They have excellent expertise in international arbitration and also a very good understanding of the energy sector. They have a very strategic approach to cases and the ability to think outside the box and apply it to the case. They ensure a good understanding of the file and the client. McDermott Will & Emery works with leading companies around the world to advance missions, break down barriers and shape markets. With more than 20 offices, our team works seamlessly across practices, industries and geographies to deliver highly effective – and often unexpected – solutions that drive success.

With more than 1,200 lawyers, we bring our personal passion and acumen to all matters to our clients and the people they serve. Hengeler Mueller`s team is recognized for its expertise in contract and post-M&A arbitration at the national and international levels; One of the advantages is the close collaboration with the company`s team. The client portfolio includes companies from various sectors such as energy, agriculture, pharmaceuticals and consumer goods. Carsten van de Sande is very familiar with technology litigation. Other team members with excellent expertise are Henning Bälz, Markus Meier, Viola Sailer-Coceani, Philipp Hanfland and Maximilian Bülau, who was promoted to partner at the beginning of 2020. “Ben Love has become one of the top five investment treaty arbiters in the world. It combines encyclopedic legal knowledge, practical know-how and excellent advocacy skills. I have it on short numbering for all complex international issues concerning States parties. Jenner & Block LLP`s arbitration experts remain among the hottest names in international investment arbitration. In an ongoing investment arbitration, a team led by Practice Manager Mélida Hodgson (New York) is representing Sierra Leone as a defendant in Gerald International Limited v. Republic of Sierra Leone, the country`s first ICSID-sponsored arbitration. The department has additional skills in commercial arbitration, as well as outstanding expertise in infrastructure and mining.

In addition, the Group announced several structural changes during the reporting period: in May 2020, Patrick Pearsall left to lead the Allen & Overy LLP team in New York; The departure follows the arrival of former U.S. ambassador and New York litigator David Pressman of Boies Schiller Flexner LLP, an appointment that expanded the team`s ability to handle high-stakes commercial litigation.