Cameron Doley > Carter-Ruck > London, England > Lawyer Profile

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International law group.


Carter-Ruck’s senior partner, Cameron works in the firm’s international law practice, specialising in litigation and dispute resolution and regulatory matters involving an international or diplomatic context. His clients include a significant number of governments, heads of state and leading political figures from across the world, as well as commercial entities and individuals requiring specialist advice on international issues. In addition to many years conducting litigation in the High Court in London, Cameron has experience of matters proceeding before the United Nations, the ECJ and the ECHR, and Carter-Ruck’s international law group is currently involved in cases that are progressing in the national courts of more than a dozen countries located across the globe, including sanctions-related cases arising out of the events of 9/11. He headed the international team responsible for the investigation into the death of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat and in 2014 was the solicitor to the inquiry into the torture and murder of prisoners by the Syrian regime. He also represented the State of Qatar successfully in a recent LCIA arbitration. He advises the Qatar 2022 World Cup Committee and AI Jazeera Media Network for whom he is bringing a Bilateral Investment Treaty claim against Egypt. Twenty six years at Carter-Ruck have given Cameron extensive experience of dealing with the UK and international media and he is able to apply the reputation management expertise he has acquired not merely in pursuing claims directly against the media but also in managing media interest in matters involving other parties.


Articled Carter-Ruck; qualified 1992; partner 1995; managing partner 2001; senior partner 2012.


Law Society; LSLA; Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House); American Society of International Law; British Institute of International and Comparative Law.


Queen Elizabeth’s, Blackburn; The Queen’s College, Oxford (MA Hons 1st Class); The College of Law (CPE distinction, Law Society Finals Hons).

Lawyer Rankings

London > Dispute resolution > Public international law

Carter-Ruck‘s ‘particularly good‘ PIL team is sought out for its advice on human rights, including the application of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development guidelines to multinational enterprises. In addition, the firm advises clients on targeted sanctions, mutual legal assistance, extradition, Red INTERPOL notices, bids for independence and statehood recognition, and diplomatic protection. The ‘brilliantGuy Martin leads the firm’s international law practice, which includes ‘very trusted‘ senior partner Cameron Doley, whose clients include governments, heads of state and leading political figures. Alasdair Pepper, assists clients with arbitrations under several institutions’ rules. Senior associates Charles Enderby SmithLawrence Northmore-Ball and François Holmey also advise on PIL issues.

London > Dispute resolution > International arbitration

Carter-Ruck‘s geographical case distribution covers Eastern Europe/CIS, South Asia and the Middle East. Senior partner and international arbitration head Cameron Doley acts in large-scale investor-state, state-on-state and treaty claims; Alasdair Pepper has considerable experience in managing complex international arbitrations; and senior associate Lawrence Northmore-Ball is ‘a very capable lawyer‘.