Arbitration 

  • Acting for two shipbuilding companies in a multi-million USD UNCITRAL investment treaty arbitration against a Latin American State.
  • Acting at ICSID for a UK national in a multi-million USD investment treaty arbitration against a Latin American State.
  • Acting for a UK investor in the oil & gas sector in three ICSID investment treaty arbitrations against a West African State.
  • Acting for a solar PV investor in a multi-million USD Energy Charter Treaty claim against a European State.
  • Acting for a European investor in its third party involvement in an Energy Charter Treaty claim against a European State.
  • Acting for an investor in the chemical industry in an investment treaty dispute against a Central European State.
  • Acting for a European State in a 1bn+ Euro Energy Charter Treaty claim pursued by multiple European claimants in relation to an alleged investment in the solar energy sector.
  • Acting for a European State in an investment treaty claim under the Energy Charter Treaty arising from legal reforms in the renewable energy sector.
  • Acting for a European State in two ICSID investment treaty arbitrations brought by two European banks.
  • Acting for a Caribbean State in an ICSID investment treaty arbitration involving a claim brought by a developer of a five-star hotel resort.
  • Acting for two Eastern European companies in an investment treaty arbitration concerning a South American mine against a European State. The claim was pursued under the UNCITRAL Rules before the PCA.
  • Acting for Kuwaiti investors on an ICSID investment treaty arbitration against a Middle Eastern State.
  • Acting for a major European telecommunications company in relation to an investment treaty arbitration against a State. The claim was pursued under the UNCITRAL Rules.
  • Advising an airline in relation to a potential investment treaty claim arising from the imposition of aviation-related fines by an African State.
  • Advising several European renewable energy investors in relation to potential investment treaty claims against a European State.
  • Considering a construction company’s potential ICSID investment treaty claim against a Central Asian State.
  • Advising US investors in a bilateral investment treaty claim (and claims under domestic investment laws) against the Arab Republic of Egypt.
  • Advising British and US investors in respect of potential bilateral investment treaty claims against Mongolia in connection with licences for the mining of natural resources.

Dispute prevention work

  • Advising investors in Latin America, including mining companies, on restructuring their businesses under relevant investment treaties.
  • Advising a US OTC-listed company on structuring future investments in an Asian State.
  • Advising an Australian-listed minerals company on structuring future investments in a European State.

English Court proceedings related to investment treaty arbitration

  • Acting for a State in an application to set aside an English High Court order to enforce an award in respect of a dispute arising from an intra-EU bilateral investment treaty.
  • Acting for an Asian government in English court proceedings defending a section 67 challenge to an UNCITRAL tribunal’s dismissal of jurisdiction under a bilateral investment treaty.

 

Some of the experience described is that of members of the International Arbitration team prior to their joining Stewarts.

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