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Matthew H Kirtland

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Latin America: International firms

International arbitration

Within: International arbitration

Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP has handled a number of high-value commercial arbitration cases in the energy and mining sectors. The firm's recent caseload also features investor-state arbitration which saw a team, led by Martin J. Valasek and Matthew H Kirtland, handling enforcement proceedings against a Latin American state regarding an investment disputes settlement. 'Outstanding practitioner' Mark Baker is another key name to note in the team which lost Pedro Saghy to Dentons in December 2018.

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United States: Dispute resolution

International arbitration

Within: International arbitration

Headed by Houston-based practice co-head Mark Baker, Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP is 'a powerful force' in oil and gas arbitration. In particular, the group is noted for its special ability to 'cross-over seamlessly on civil court litigation, arbitration and regulatory issues'. The practice group advised a mining company on enforcement proceedings against the Republic of Venezuela, which brought together a multi-jurisdictional team led by Washington DC based co-head Matthew H Kirtland. In the Houston office, Kevin O’Gorman is described as 'the power behind the throne' and senior associate Denton Nichols is also recommended.

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