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What the team is known for

Represents sovereign states and multinational corporations in commercial and investment treaty international arbitrations. Areas of expertise include matters in the energy, telecommunications and banking industries. Noted for its impressive in-house advocacy capabilities. Regularly acts on disputes conducted under the auspices of institutions such as the ICC, the LCIA and HKIAC. Also offers expertise in BIT claims and disputes brought under the Energy Charter Treaty.

Strengths

A source states: "The overall strength is that the firm is client-orientated, with a highly professional and experienced team."

Another commends the team's "strong analytical skills, responsiveness and ability to protect clients’ interests in all aspects."

"Each of the teams that I have worked with has had the combination of technical expertise and commercial nous to get results," remarks a third.

Work highlights

Advised the Bank of New York Mellon on enforcement proceedings against the Republic of Kazakhstan and the National Bank of Kazakhstan, following the issuance of a USD500 million ECT award.

Notable practitioners

Matthew Weiniger QC has an acclaimed arbitration practice with impressive multi-jurisdictional expertise, acting for clients across Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. He is well versed in high-value commercial and investor-state claims, with expertise across the banking, energy and gaming sectors.
"Matthew Weiniger is a fantastic advocate and strategist." "He is an effective advocate with a well-established depth of expertise in complex disputes. He can holistically manage the problems and cut through the issues."

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International Arbitration

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Location

One Silk Street

London

Greater London

UK

EC2Y 8HQ

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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


Matthew Weiniger QC
Band 2