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Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP

Public International Law

4 ranked lawyersBand 5Global Market LeadersGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan continues to be widely endorsed for its impressive international arbitration abilities. The team of seasoned arbitration specialists is well equipped to handle arbitrations across the globe, with an established presence in the Asia-Pacific, European and US markets. The firm offers:
• In-depth knowledge of investment treaty and commercial disputes arising in a wide range of industries.
• Particular expertise in construction and IP matters.
• Representation of governments, state-owned entities and blue-chip private sector players.

Strengths

According to one source, "Quinn Emanuel has been effective at screening for leading local counsel, onboarding them and making them a seamless part of the team."

Notable practitioners

Michael Young QC is a notable arbitration specialist who has gained a name for himself for handling international commercial disputes. He is knowledgeable regarding arbitration involving jurisdictions across European and Africa. A client enthuses that "Michael is very clear in his advice, very practical and understands the counterparties that we deal with."

Philippe Pinsolle has a commanding presence in the oil and gas and power industries, handling major commercial arbitration. Sources are impressed with Pinsolle's abilities, highlighting that "he is really above the crowd in terms of anticipation of the doctrine."

Stephen Jagusch QC is a respected arbitration counsel whose practice spans major commercial disputes as well as investment treaty arbitrations. One source states that "he handles novel challenges in treaty arbitration,"adding that when it comes to "challenging cases Stephen is a real heavyweight."

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Global Market Leaders

Arbitration (International)


Michael Young QC
Band 5
Philippe Pinsolle
Band 2
Stephen Jagusch QC
Band 2

Public International Law


Stephen Jagusch QC
Band 4