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Clifford Chance LLP
E14 5JJ

Work Department

Litigation&Dispute Resolution




Victoria University of Wellington, NZ (LLB) 1983 and (BCommerce) 1984

Lawyer Rankings

Paris > Résolution des litiges: Arbitrage international

Clifford Chance handles a high volume of ICC cases, a good portion of which involve representing a leading aeronautic company. Additionally, the practice manages both investment and commercial arbitration disputes pertaining to various sectors such as mining, finance and construction, and involving various parts of the world, including Asia, Africa and the Middle-East. Jason Fry co-heads the firm’s global international arbitration practice with London colleague Audley Sheppard QC. Simon Greenberg is another key name.

London > Dispute resolution > International arbitration

(Hall of Fame)

Audley Sheppard KCClifford Chance LLP

With clients ranging from high-profile financial institutions, to major energy and construction companies as well as states, Clifford Chance LLP‘s London practice has a strong track record in both commercial and investment treaty arbitrations. Global co-head of international arbitration Audley Sheppard KC, specialises in major disputes involving infrastructure and energy projects, and international trade and investment; Rob Lambert‘s recent work includes acting for energy and infrastructure companies in multi-jurisdictional disputes; Alex Panayides leads on the firm’s Africa strategy; Marie Berard has longstanding international commercial arbitration experience; and Jessica Gladstone focuses on public international law disputes. At senior associate level Christina Schuetz is an investment treaty arbitration specialist; Eraldo d’Atri has energy and financial sector expertise; Anna Kirkpatrick‘s experience includes multiple arbitrations; and Sam Brown acts in arbitrations across several jurisdictional seats. An expert in complex breach of contract claims, Sachin Trikha was recently made partner.

London > Dispute resolution > Public international law

Clifford Chance LLP‘s recent track record includes ongoing treaty negotiations for the UK; international human rights cases; representing governments and companies in investment treaty claims; and advising on government policy compliance with trade and investment treaties. The practice is jointly led by Rae Lindsay, whose practice covers business and human rights, and the status, immunities and privileges of international organisations; highly rated investment treaty protection specialist Audley Sheppard KC; and Jessica Gladstone, who focuses on PIL and international disputes, climate change, international trade, sanctions, and business and human rights. The second line of advisers features UK and European sanctions head Michael Lyons; and at senior associate level, Anna Kirkpatrick frequently leads on PIL work, Carla Lewis focuses on EU and UK restrictive measures, Christina Schuetz is an investment treaty arbitration expert, Anne Collins is a PIL specialist, and Jeremy Stewart advises on WTO law and free trade agreements.