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Greg Falkof

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Greg is a Senior Associate in our International Arbitration Group, based in Paris. He specialises in commercial and international investment arbitration as well as in public international law. He focuses on disputes concerning mainly the energy and natural resources, construction and infrastructure, transport and sports sectors.

Greg has acted in institutional and ad hoc arbitrations, including under the ICSID, ICC, LCIA, CIETAC, and UNCITRAL Rules. His recent experience includes acting for investors in an ICSID arbitration against a European State ; acting for a respondent in a multi-billion dollar arbitration relating to gas sales; advising a State in defending an ad hoc international investment arbitration; acting for a State in a commercial dispute relating to a highway concession; and appearing before the English court for the enforcement of a foreign arbitral award against a State.

Greg has practiced law in London, Moscow and Paris. He has also completed internships in international investment arbitration with the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL), and in Public International Law with Chatham House / Institute for International Affairs. Greg previously worked as a construction/project manager for architectural and engineering practices.


Greg est membre de notre Groupe d'Arbitrage International, basé à Paris. Il est spécialisé dans les domaines de l'arbitrage des investissements et de l'arbitrage commercial international ainsi que du droit public international. Il intervient dans la résolution de différends principalement dans les secteurs de l'énergie et des ressources naturelles, de la construction et des infrastructures, des transports et du sport.

Greg est intervenu dans des arbitrages institutionnels et ad hoc, notamment sous les règles ICSID, CCI, LCIA, CIETAC et UNCITRAL. Il a récemment agi: pour des investisseurs dans un arbitrage ICSID contre un Etat Européen; pour la partie défenderesse dans un arbitrage représentant plusieurs milliards de dollars en rapport avec la vente de gaz; pour un Etat dans la défense d'un arbitrage d'investissement international ad hoc; pour un Etat Européen dans un différend commercial concernant un contrat de concession autoroutière. Il a également comparu devant la Cour Anglaise afin de faire respecter une sentence arbitrale étrangère rendue contre un Etat.

Greg a exercé à Londres, Moscou et Paris. Il a également effectué des stages en arbitrage des investissements au sein du British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL - l'Institut Britannique de Droit International et Comparatif), et en Droit Public International chez Chatham House / Institute for International Affairs (Institut des Affaires Internationales). Greg a précédemment travaillé en tant que chef de chantier/gestionnaire de projet dans des cabinets d'architectes et d'ingénierie.


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London: Dispute resolution

International arbitration

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Greg Falkof - Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Within: International arbitration

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP's practice has particular experience in the energy, infrastructure and trade sectors and regularly acts in disputes arising out of joint venture, corporate and M&A and shareholder issues. Jonathan Leach is UK international arbitration and public international law head; and recently promoted Greg Falkof is 'an excellent advocate who has complete mastery of detail'. Neville Byford  is also highly rated.

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Public international law

Within: Public international law

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP has a robust investor-state arbitration practice; other notable areas include human rights, the status of foreign governments, state immunity, sovereign immunity and treaty obligations. Jonathan Leach heads the international arbitration group in the UK; recently promoted Greg Falkof  is 'an impressive practitioner', whose experience includes investor-state disputes and other state-to-state or public international law disputes; and senior associate  Cameron Forsaith is 'a hardworking lawyer, who is dedicated to producing outstanding work'. Former legal director Neil Newing joined Signature Litigation LLP, while former senior associate Oonagh Sands exited for Fietta LLP.

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