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McDermott Will & Emery UK LLP
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Litigation & Dispute Resolution


Armando Neris focuses his practice on commercial litigation and arbitration, together with investor-state disputes. He represents a broad range of clients – including state-owned entities and SWFs, major financial institutions, private equity funds, multinational corporations and high-net-worth individuals – in complex and high-value disputes. Armando has a strong background in banking and financial services, private equity and energy and natural resources disputes.

Apart from conducting commercial litigation before the English courts, of which he has considerable experience, Armando has acted as counsel in a number of institutional (ICSID, LCIA, AAA, SIAC and HKIAC) and ad hoc international commercial and investor-state arbitrations. He has appeared as counsel in the New Zealand High Court and Court of Appeal. Armando also has experience of managing and coordinating cross-border disputes and foreign proceedings in a number of different jurisdictions around the world.

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London > Dispute resolution > International arbitration

McDermott Will & Emery UK LLP‘s international arbitration team represents states and private entities in proceedings under bilateral and multilateral investment treaties and free trade agreements. It is also active in commercial arbitrations. Team head Andrew Savage is ‘a fantastic lawyer‘, while associates Romilly Holland, Kimberley Smith and Edward Perkins are also active practitioners. In 2021, the London office recruited partner Michael Darowski and ‘superstar‘ counsel Armando Neris from Gowling WLG and Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP, respectively.