Commercial Arbitration in Europe

Debevoise’s commercial arbitration team in Europe is a central component of the firm’s internationally recognized Arbitration Group. It advises around the world on cases governed under UK law, and is led by renowned leaders in the field. It is known for its powerful advocacy, and frequently argues multibillion dollar cases. Chambers UK describes the team as a “stellar international arbitration practice, regularly undertaking complex commercial disputes and investment treaty arbitrations.”

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Winner in the “International Arbitration Practice that Impressed” category

GAR Awards, 2020


Ranked as a top-tier law firm for Commercial Arbitration.

“They are head and shoulders the finest advocacy firm.”

“They are efficient, responsive, eager to help, collaborative and professional.”

Lord Goldsmith QC is ranked as a leading individual. Patrick Taylor named as Up and Coming.

Tony Dymond is ranked in Band 1 for Construction – International Arbitration.

Chambers UK, 2020

Lord Goldsmith, QC, Tony Dymond, Patrick Taylor and Samantha Rowe included in The Legal 500 International Arbitration Powerlist.

Ranked as a leading law firm for International Arbitration.

“Debevoise & Plimpton LLP ‘has significant expertise and a deep bench, and the practice is remarkably dedicated and committed to client service.’”

“The team's expertise covers multiple jurisdictions and different legal fields; it is very integrated and the lawyers work seamlessly with each other.”

The Legal 500 UK, 2020

Ranked as a leading law firm for International Arbitration in Europe.

Chambers Europe, 2019


Lord Goldsmith QC is ranked as a leading individual.

Chambers Europe, 2019

Recommended as a Band 1 firm for global-wide International Arbitration advice. Also ranked as a Band 1 firm in the UK, and a leading firm Europe-wide, for International Arbitration.

It is really an all star team. As a client, they would be my number one call, each individual is a star. It really is something to see them in action.”

This is an exceptional firm […] one of the top three best arbitration firms in the world.

[O]utstanding international platform. They are tremendously strong globally. One of their differentiators is that their team is very diverse, with members of many nationalities and origins. This allows them to successfully take cases involving many different jurisdictions.

Chambers Global, 2019-2020

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