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Shayan Farhad

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Winston & Strawn

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International Arbitration

Position

Shayan Farhad is an associate in the international arbitration department.

Career

Shayan is a Swiss-qualified lawyer with an international background, having held positions at a criminal law firm in London, at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia at The Hague, as well as a civil rights law firm in Chicago.

Languages

English, French

Education

Shayan holds LLB and LLM degrees from the University of Geneva and has a law certificate from the Geneva Bar School. She also earned a diploma in Genocide and Human Rights Studies from the International Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies (IIGHRS) in Toronto in 2014.


London: Dispute resolution

International arbitration

Within: International arbitration

Winston & Strawn London LLP's 'established team is first-rate in sometimes difficult circumstances'. A substantial part of the London's group includes the representation of clients in large-scale infrastructure disputes as well as cases involving traditional and renewable energy power, and transportation projects. The London team is led by Michael Stepek and Matthew Bate; Stepek led advice to Rolling Vista Ventures  in an arbitration proceeding under the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre arbitration rules, which arose out of a master investment and shareholder agreement. Ricardo Ugarte divides time between Chicago and London; and senior associate Daniel Meagher is 'a standout arbitration lawyer and a very strong operator'. Other key advisers are of counsel Kseniya Elfimova, who divides her time between London and Brussels, and associate Shayan Farhad.

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