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London: Dispute resolution

International arbitration
International arbitration - ranked: tier 6

Volterra Fietta

Volterra Fietta is best known for its specialist public international law practice; the firm also has a robust international commercial arbitration practice that involves the energy, mining and telecoms sectors as well as defence procurement and shareholder and joint venture disputes. The names to note are Robert Volterra, Graham Coop, Giorgio Mandelli and Suzanne Spears. Christophe Bondy joined Cooley (UK) LLP.

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Public international law
Public international law - ranked: tier 1

Volterra Fietta

Acting globally for states, international organisations and private entities in the highest courts of international law, Volterra Fietta specialises entirely in public international law (PIL); the scope of the practice includes international border issues, high-value disputes between foreign investors and host states, or between two or more states; and complex bet-the-company and bet-the-country issues. The team's representative experience includes defending a European state against a claim made under an investment treaty; representing two Asian subsidiaries of a US Fortune 500 company in disputes with an Asian government under a number of multilateral and bilateral trade and investment treaties; and acting for a state in Asia in relation to trans-boundary pollution issues. Robert Volterra advises governments, international organisations and private clients in a wide range of contentious PIL issues, regularly acting as co-agent, counsel and advocate before the International Court of Justice and ad hoc international arbitration tribunals. Other names to note are Graham Coop and Giorgio Mandelli. Christophe Bondy joined Cooley (UK) LLP.

Leading individuals

Robert Volterra - Volterra Fietta

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Latin America: International firms

International arbitration
International arbitration - ranked: tier 5

Volterra Fietta

Acting for both sovereign states and investors, London-based international public law specialists Volterra Fietta focuses on investment treaty arbitration and state-to-state disputes. Recent highlights include representing Favianca and Owens-Illinois in ICSID annulment proceedings against Venezuela. Founding partner Robert Volterra is highly regarded.

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