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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Winner in the “International Arbitration Practice that Impressed” category

GAR Awards, 2020

Ranked as a leading law firm for Investor-State Arbitration and Public International Law.

“Skilful execution is at the heart of their strengths, along with the ability to simplify very complex issues.”

“The team is dedicated to quality and excellence across their work.”

“An outstanding firm that focuses on delivering excellence to clients.”

The lawyers are “thoughtful and mindful of the business objectives of the client,” and possess a “perfect combination of excellent legal skill and pragmatism.”

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

Chambers UK, 2020-2022

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

Ranked as a leading law firm for International Arbitration.

“The arbitration group has unique qualities which are hard to match.”

“The team has some of the best individuals in the London disputes market, and the quality shines through as a result.”

“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, 2021-2022

Debevoise named in top band for International Arbitration – Global-wide and Public International Law Global-wide. Also ranked as a leading firm for Dispute Resolution Global-wide by Chambers Global (2022).

Debevoise are an exceptionally talented group … the written and oral advocacy is of top quality.

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.

Chambers Global, 2019-2022

“The best of the best.”

“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.”

Chambers Global, 2020-2022

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