Jessica Gladstone > Clifford Chance LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Clifford Chance LLP
E14 5JJ

Work Department

Litigation&Dispute Resolution



Lawyer Rankings

London > Corporate and commercial > EU and competition: trade, WTO anti-dumping and customs

(Leading individuals)

Jessica GladstoneClifford Chance LLP

An array of sovereign states, banks, and multinational corporations turn to Clifford Chance LLP for its cross-disciplinary expertise in international trade, ranging from WTO obligations and free trade agreements to state aid control measures. Jessica Gladstone draws praise from clients for her ‘world leading’ command of public international law, most notably in the trade and climate space. Michael Lyons, who heads up the firm’s UK and European sanctions desks, represents a diverse roster of financial institutions and businesses in contentious regulatory proceedings, including investigations and disciplinary actions brought by various regulatory bodies. Senior associate Jeremy Stewart is praised by clients for his ‘standout experience‘ and ‘commercial acuity‘ in post-Brexit trade negotiations, as well as WTO and FTA regulatory reviews, while fellow senior associate Carla Lewis focuses specifically on UK and EU restrictive measures and international environmental law.

London > Dispute resolution > International arbitration

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

(Leading individuals)

Jessica Gladstone – Clifford Chance LLP

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.