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Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Arbitration (International)

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What the team is known for

Respected international arbitration group led from the Paris office. Handles both commercial and investment arbitration involving the renewable energy, oil and gas, and mining industries. Advises on shareholder disputes and on the termination of joint venture agreements. Acts for both investors and states on investment arbitrations under ICSID and UNCITRAL rules.

Strengths

"The lawyers truly work as one team, in a very collegial atmosphere where everyone is given a role. You can tell that everyone is very motivated to have the team succeed," reports one satisfied client, before going on to add: "They pay a lot of attention to details and make sure the client is satisfied with the firm's services."

Notable practitioners

Charles Kaplan is "supremely intelligent," according to sources. He is frequently active in investment arbitration, acting for investors against sovereign states.

Michael Bühler handles a wide range of arbitration mandates, including cases under ICC rules and relating to expropriation and contractual disputes. Clients say: "He is the type of lawyer that you feel has things under control. He is very good at identifying and anticipating the relevant issues."

Siegfried Elsing serves as arbitrator on investment and commercial cases, with extensive expertise in ICSID, ICC and UNCITRAL proceedings. He is active in matters involving sovereign states in Central Asian, European and Middle Eastern jurisdictions.

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Arbitration (International)

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

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Location

107 Cheapside

London

Greater London

UK

EC2V 6DN

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Ranked Lawyers

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.

Europe-wide

Arbitration (International)


Charles Kaplan
Band 4
Michael W Bühler
Band 3

International Arbitration: Most In Demand Arbitrators


Siegfried H. Elsing
Band 2