The firm is regularly trusted with major transactions and high-value disputes, and consistently delivers.

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International Arbitration Firm of the Year

Benchmark Litigation U.S. Awards 2019

[O]utstanding international platform. They are tremendously strong globally. One of their differentiators is that their team is very diverse, with members of many nationalities and origins. This allows them to successfully take cases involving many different jurisdictions.

Chambers Global, 2019

Matter Highlight

Debevoise advised OJSC Norilsk Nickel MMC and Interros International Investments Limited in a dispute with United Company Rusal, including LCIA arbitration proceedings and related court litigation in the United States, England, Russia, Switzerland, St. Kitts & Nevis and The Netherlands.

Recent Matter

Debevoise represents Barrick Gold and seven of its current and former officers and directors in a securities class action arising from the development of a mining project in South America.

Representative Clients

  • KazakhGold Group Limited
  • KM Technologies
  • Mitsui
  • Norilsk Nickel
  • Och-Ziff
  • Polyus Gold
  • Uralkali

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Ranked as a leading firm for Energy & Natural Resources: Mining by Chambers Europe

Matter Highlight

Debevoise advised Tethyan Copper Company (jointly owned by Barrick Gold and Antofagasta Minerals) in an ICSID arbitration against the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and an ICC arbitration against the Pakistani province of Balochistan in disputes regarding a copper and gold mining project in the west of Pakistan.

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