Investor-State Arbitration in Europe

As part of Debevoise’s European arbitration and international disputes capabilities, the team includes the world’s foremost investor-state arbitration practice. It is regularly engaged on cases involving state-to-state and billion dollar investor state claims, where its experience in public international law provides it with a significant advantage.

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A real powerhouse. Not only do they handle a significant volume of work in this field but they are thought leaders, they can handle complex matters better than almost anyone else and they're hard to beat.

Chambers Global, 2019


Ranked in the top tier for Investor-State Arbitration and Public International Law.

“Very obviously stands out as being one of the best. They understand how to do things internationally and create a team that works well together.”

“They bring an incredible strategic perspective and see around corners.”

“They are undoubtedly an exceptional firm and have such strength in depth.”

Chambers UK, 2019

Lord Goldsmith, QC, Wendy Miles, 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 is “absolutely top rate; the work is of exceptionally high level, with great research, superb drafting skills and quick response times.”

The Legal 500 UK, 2018

Debevoise named in top band for International Arbitration – Global-wide, Public International Law Global-wide and Dispute Resolution Global-wide by Chambers Global, 2019.

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

They provide top-notch analysis and their ability to bring in their expertise in both public and private international law is invaluable. They gave us an incredible amount of time and attention and the highest-quality legal advice.

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