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Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
TOWER 42, LEVEL 23
25 OLD BROAD STREET
LONDON
EC2N 1HQ
England

Living Wage

Work Department

International Arbitration; Litigation; Real Estate & Construction

Position

Deborah Ruff leads Pillsbury’s Arbitration – U.S. & International practice. She has extensive experience in multi-jurisdiction disputes, with a focus on high-value and complex international arbitration in the energy, infrastructure and construction, telecommunications and financial sectors.

Deborah conducts international arbitration disputes often over JOAs, the construction of and off-take from refineries and petrochemical plants, as well as rig, energy trading and transport, and coal and nuclear power plant disputes. She also regularly represents clients in other infrastructure, shareholder and financial disputes. Deborah conducts arbitrations under the rules of all of the major institutions and rules including the LCIA, the ICC, DIAC, the Swiss, Stockholm, Hong Kong and UNCITRAL Rules. She has also represented both investors and states in BIT and ICSID cases.

Languages

French; German; Italian; Spanish

Education

M.A., Trinity College, University of Cambridge

Lawyer Rankings

London > Dispute resolution > International arbitration

(Hall of Fame)

Deborah RuffPillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP‘s team is particularly well known for energy-related disputes, and it houses specialists in both MENA and CIS matters. The global arbitration practice is led by Deborah Ruff, who specialises in high-value and complex international arbitration, particularly involving the energy, infrastructure and construction, telecoms, banking and corporate sectors. At counsel level, Julia Kalinina Belcher is ‘incisive and surgical‘, and Charles Golsong has particular expertise in document-heavy cases involving significant disclosure.