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International arbitration
International arbitration - ranked: tier 7


Specialist PIL firm Fietta is highly rated for its advice both to investors and states in investment treaty arbitrations, under all major institutional rules; acting in domestic set-aside proceedings and international annulment proceedings relating to international arbitral awards; and assisting with state-to-state environmental, boundary and sovereignty disputes before arbitral tribunals. Stephen Fietta and counsel Jiries Saadeh are highly rated.

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Public international law
Public international law - ranked: tier 2


Dedicated to PIL issues and international arbitration, Fietta is ‘a very strong firm for PIL work; it has real depth of quality’. The firm’s lawyers advise sovereign states, international organisations, multinational corporations, and private individuals on treaty matters; land sovereignty and Law of the Sea issues; bilateral and multilateral investment treaties, including the ECT; human rights; diplomatic and sovereign immunity; state successions; trans-boundary pipelines; and economic sanctions. Stephen Fietta is ‘obviously very strong’; he represents both states and foreign investors, and has acted as counsel in over 30 investor-state arbitration proceedings. He has also advised on disputes at the ICJ, the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, and the European Court of Human Rights. Counsel Jiries Saadeh is ‘one of the most skilled lawyers around’.

Leading individuals

Stephen Fietta - Fietta

Next generation lawyers

Jiries Saadeh - Fietta

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