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Sidley Austin LLP

Arbitration (International)

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What the team is known for

Geneva and London-based practice with an extensive international reach. Highly-respected Geneva team comprises a key part of the firm's global arbitration practice, which leverages support from offices in the UK, the USA, Hong Kong, Singapore and Japan. Strong experience in arbitrations and enforcement proceedings involving Russia and the CIS region. Acts on behalf of companies in the energy, technology, media and infrastructure sectors regarding investments and patents. Further expertise in advising clients on matters heard before the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

Strengths

"Sidley is my go-to firm for international arbitration issues," a client enthuses, praising the partners' involvement and adding that they "know the world of international arbitration inside and out."

Another source states: "The lawyers are responsive, intelligent, organised and exceptional advocates."

Notable practitioners

The "very bright, clever and adept" David Roney garners further praise for being "very amenable, but below the surface there's an edge of steel, which is what you need." Another source enthuses: "He consistently shows himself to be focused and incisive in his analysis of issues. He is well organised and thoughtful when working on a team project." He acts for clients from the media, energy and commodities sectors on high-value commercial and international arbitration cases.

Newly ranked Dorothee Schramm is praised for her ability to "take care of every detail" and because "she can evaluate the position for the client in every detail so the client has a good understanding of perspective over a potential dispute." She is active in commercial arbitration cases and enforcement proceedings.

Marc Palay handles commercial arbitration cases under a variety of arbitral rules, such as ICC and SIAC. A client enthuses: "His major skill has to do with the ability to see through the facts and see all the potential consequences and risks. He also has a good ability to evaluate chances."

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Overview

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https://www.sidley.com/en/services/global-arbitration-trade-and-advocacy/international-commercial-arbitration

Arbitration (International)

Sidley Austin LLP

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Location

Rue du Pré-de-la-Bichette 1

Geneva

Geneva

Switzerland

CH-1202

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Europe-wide

Arbitration (International)


David Roney
Band 4
Dorothee Schramm
Band 5