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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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

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.”

Legal 500 UK, 2018

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

These are brilliant lawyers – extraordinarily articulate, with the rare ability to illuminate the most complicated issues and arguments. 

A global resource on international arbitration questions. They have real versatility in both public and private international law, with a strong ability to factor in business considerations to their 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.

Legal 500 UK, 2018

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