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London: Dispute resolution

International arbitration
International arbitration - ranked: tier 7

Fietta LLP

Fietta LLP fields 'a stellar group of lawyers who can turn to arbitration nicely, particularly investment arbitration'. The practice acted for PL Holdings in treaty arbitration proceedings brought against the Republic of Poland; the dispute concerned the expropriation of a bank. Stephen Fietta QC is 'very good' and Jiries Saadeh is a highly rated counsel.

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Public international law
Public international law - ranked: tier 2

Fietta LLP

Fietta LLP is a boutique public international law (PIL) firm with experience in a broad range of advisory and contentious PIL matters, including state-state, investor-state, human rights, boundary and sovereignty disputes.  The team acted on behalf of a large group of Greek investors, as lead counsel, in a case brought against the Republic of Cyprus at ICSID; the matter marks the first time that the Greece-Cyprus bilateral treaty is being tested in a mass claim by investors suffering losses stemming from the mismanagement of a serious financial crisis. Stephen Fietta QC is 'highly professional in fact-finding processes whether by analysing facts or determining the key elements of the dispute, and his professionalism and work ethic are remarkable'. Counsel Jiries Saadeh's practice includes representing clients in investor-state arbitrations under the ICSID, UNCITRAL and other institutional rules. The key senior associates are Ashique Rahman and Laura Rees-Evans.

Leading individuals

Stephen Fietta QC - Fietta LLP

Next generation lawyers

Jiries Saadeh - Fietta LLP

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