Arbitration & International Disputes

The Legal 500 puts the Debevoise International Arbitration practice “in a class of its own in the U.S., and among the top 5 internationally.” The American Lawyer ranks it part of the “Litigation Department of the Year.”

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International Arbitration Firm of the Year

Benchmark Litigation U.S. Awards 2019

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

[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.

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


Members of our practice hold leadership roles with every major arbitration body the world over.


Debevoise named in the top band for International Arbitration, Public International Law and Dispute Resolution by Chambers Global (2019)

The firm is “super responsive” and offers “strategic thinking and advice.”

As a client you “feel extremely well supported and in excellent hands.”

GAR 30, 2019

Publication Spotlight

Debevoise lawyers have contributed chapters to the second edition of GAR’s Guide to Energy Arbitrations. Read the chapter on expropriation and nationalisation here > and the chapter on compensation in energy arbitration here >.

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