Public International Law in Europe

In Europe, the profile, volume and wide range of mandates undertaken by the public international law team, which includes lawyers in London and Paris, make it one of the most prominent practices in the world. The group advises sovereigns, multinationals, corporates, high-profile individuals, leading political figures and international organizations.

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Recognition

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.”

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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Ranked as a leading firm in the UK for Public International Law.

“Debevoise & Plimpton LLP ‘provides a first-rate standard across the board.’”

Lord Goldsmith QC is ranked as a leading individual, and Aimee-Jane Lee is noted as a next generation lawyer.

The Legal 500 UK, 2018

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