The aim of this guide is to provide its readers with a pragmatic overview of the law and practice of litigation and dispute resolution across a variety of jurisdictions.

Each chapter of this guide provides information about the current issues affecting litigation and dispute resolution in a particular country and addresses topics such as the methods of resolving disputes, details of the process and the proceedings, the court and their jurisdiction, costs and appeals, as well as insight and opinion on the litigation process and any upcoming legal changes planned for their respective country.

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by Damian Taylor of Slaughter and May.

2nd Edition | Published: June 2019

Hot Topic: The role of Litigation PR both outside and inside the courtroom

THE ASYMMETRIC APPROACH King Pyrrhus of Epirus famously said: “If we are victorious in one more battle with the Romans, we shall be utterly ruined.” He was talking in 279 BC about the large number of soldiers he had lost in the battle of Asculum, but today he could just as easily have been referring to the …

Hot Topic: Litigation Finance: Key Trends and Opportunities

Much of the commentary about litigation finance focuses on its growth—and it has indeed grown. An overwhelming majority—70 percent—of private practice and in-house lawyers in the UK say that their organisations’ use of litigation finance has increased in the last two years, according to the 2017 Litigation Finance Survey. More interesting than where litigation finance …

Armenia

Concern Dialog Law Firm

Austria

Vavrovsky Heine Marth Rechtsanwälte

Bahrain

Hassan Radhi & Associates

Chile

Vial Larraín Abogados

China

Anjie Law Firm

Cyprus

Scordis Papapetrou Co LLC

Denmark

Lundsgaard & Partnere

Dominican Republic

Guzmán & Molina, Abogados

Ecuador

Consulegis Abogados

Egypt

Shalakany Law Office

Germany

SZA Schilling, Zutt & Anschütz Rechtsanwalte AG

Greece

Koutalidis Law Firm

Guernsey

Ferbrache & Farrell LLP

Hong Kong

Slaughter and May

India

Khaitan & Co

Indonesia

Assegaf Hamzah & Partners

Iran

Sabeti Khatami

Italy

Zunarelli – Studio Legale Associato

Japan

Mori Hamada & Matsumoto

Luxembourg

Bonn Steichen & Partners

Malaysia

Shearn Delamore & Co

Malta

GANADO Advocates

Mexico

Rivera Gaxiola, Carrasco y Kálloi, S.C.

Monaco

Zabaldano Avocat Defenseur

Norway

Kluge Advokatfirma AS

Portugal

SRS Advogados

Romania

Popescu & Asociatii

Russia

BGP Litigation

Slovakia

RELEVANS Law Firm

Sweden

Hammarskiöld & Co

Switzerland

Niederer Kraft Frey

UAE

BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP

United Kingdom

Slaughter and May

United States

Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP