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Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

International Arbitration

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What the team is known for

Recognised for its significant expertise in representing sovereign states in arbitral disputes across a range of jurisdictions and a full array of arbitral rules, drawing upon an integrated global network of arbitration experts when advising on multi-jurisdictional disputes. Also acts on behalf of investors, and offers wider skills in commercial arbitration and related arbitral litigation matters. Handles disputes in a wide range of sectors, including oil and gas, telecommunications and banking.

Notable practitioners

Howard Zelbo is experienced in acting for both corporations and sovereigns on arbitrations under a range of rules including ICSID and ICC. He complements his practice with extensive litigation experience. One client states: "Howard is one of a kind; his mind works at warp speed and he is able to connect disparate ideas quickly."

Richard Kreindler splits his time between the firm's New York and Frankfurt offices, and maintains a strong reputation for his expert handling of cross-border disputes. His practice includes both serving as counsel and sitting as arbitrator in proceedings such as ICC arbitrations. Interviewees describe him as having "the wisdom you can only get from a great deal of experience."

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International Arbitration

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP

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Location

One Liberty Plaza

New York

New York

USA

NY 10006

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

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International Arbitration


Howard Zelbo
Band 5
Richard Kreindler
Expertise based abroad in Germany