Dispute Resolution

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We resolve complex, high value disputes around the globe.

Our dispute resolution lawyers are world leaders in the firm’s specialist sectors of Transport (maritime and aviation) and Energy (mining & commodities, oil & gas and power). We have a global reputation in construction and engineering disputes and are equally renowned for our infrastructure-related disputes experience. We frequently advise on ongoing projects to proactively mitigate and manage dispute risk.

We regularly act for banks, PE funds and other financial institutions. From advice on contentious aspects of asset finance and project finance through to restructuring and insolvency, our clients benefit from our pragmatic and responsive support. Our skills and experience in maritime finance enforcement are second to none.

We have substantial experience representing clients in high value international arbitrations conducted in various institutions across the world, including ADCCAC, DIAC, DIFC-LCIA, HKIAC, ICC, ICSID, LCIA, LMAA, QICCA, SCC and SIAC. We regularly advise on disputes ranging from sector specific matters in front of specialist tribunals through to investment treaty arbitrations. A number of our partners accept appointments as arbitrators.

Each of our offices has expertise in commercial litigation in front of its own national courts, and globally we work together to conduct high value, complex multi-jurisdictional disputes. In addition, we have expertise in competition, regulatory and investigative matters.

We work hard to avoid disputes where possible and regularly advise on alternative dispute resolution, including mediation. We firmly believe that the successful resolution of a dispute need not always involve formal proceedings. Our deep sector understanding and practical, commercial advice means that we consistently secure effective solutions for our clients, co-ordinating across jurisdictions to ensure that we can assist our clients wherever they do business.

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    Commercial Disputes Weekly – Issue 194

    In this edition of Commercial Disputes Weekly we discuss decisions on recoverability of damages for negligence, acceptable amendments to adjudication provisions and when a claim may be reinstated after a stay.

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    Deep seabed mining insights: dispute settlement options under UNCLOS

    Deep seabed mining contractors and Sponsoring States have several compulsory and binding dispute settlement options to enforce their rights and protect their investments under UNCLOS. Such options are critical to ensure that the International Seabed Authority and its member States comply with their legal obligations under UNCLOS.

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    The ABC of ESG for Airlines

    In the first article of this series, we take a look at current ESG issues, terms and concepts affecting and influencing the operations and business of airlines.

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