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DLA Piper LLP

International Arbitration

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What the team is known for

Noted for its activity in investor-state arbitration proceedings, acting for both sovereign states and private investors. Assists with commercial cases and the coordination of enforcement measures. Adept at handling cases involving African jurisdictions, including both francophone and English-speaking countries. Particular expertise in the energy and mining sectors.

Strengths

Sources praise the team's "high-quality work, good understanding of the institutions, good organisation and good tactical sense."

One client commends the lawyers for their reactivity, saying: "I find them to be excellent in their communication and always very efficient and quick to respond to any queries we have and get back with the information that we require."

Work highlights

Advised the Republic of Hungary on EUR15 million ICSID cases against Magyar Farming Limited, Kintyre Kft and Inicia Zrt under the UK–Hungary BIT.

Notable practitioners

Michael Ostrove is adept at handling investor-state arbitrations, where he often acts for European and African sovereign states. "He has a wealth of experience, he is extremely calm and considered in his approach, he thinks very carefully and very thoroughly," says one impressed client, going on to add: "He is a mine of information on international arbitration. He is also a very diplomatic and modest person."

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International Arbitration

DLA Piper LLP

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Location

27 Rue Laffitte

Paris

Paris

France

75009

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International Arbitration


Michael Ostrove
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