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 leading law firm for Commercial Arbitration.

“Outstanding firm that focuses on delivering excellence to clients.”

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

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

Lord Goldsmith QC and Patrick Taylor are ranked as leading individuals.

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

Chambers UK, 2020-2021

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 is a household name in international arbitration for good reason —they bring value, expertise, and class.”

“The Debevoise international arbitration team in London knows few equals. It is, by far, one of the most experienced teams in international investment and commercial arbitration.”

The Legal 500 UK, 2021

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

Chambers Europe, 2021


Lord Goldsmith QC is ranked as a leading individual.

Chambers Europe, 2021

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

“Amazing quality … the people they have are all truly excellent.”

“The Debevoise team is superb … Coordination is entirely seamless and the different jurisdictions are used to the team’s advantage.”

“Debevoise excels at handling global disputes. They have talented lawyers who speak many languages and understand cultural norms and sensitivities.”

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.

Chambers Global, 2019-2021

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