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Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates


Band 4UKEurope 2022 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Noted for its international reputation as well as a firmly established dispute resolution team in London. The team can often be seen acting for their clients in disputes concerning regulated industries such as telecommunications and energy, and also has particular strength in acting for parties from the CEE region and Russia. Ably handles matters through the English courts as well as in offshore jurisdictions governed by the Privy Council, such as Bermuda and the Cayman Islands.

Notable practitioners

David Kavanagh QC is a highly experienced advocate and key contact at the firm.

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Skadden's European litigation and arbitration practice has its headquarters in our London office and works closely with Skadden's attorneys around the world. We are known in the market for our ability to win the most complex cases on behalf of our clients, either through court proceedings or arbitration. 

Our current portfolio of arbitration matters is worth in excess of US$100 billion, ranging from large-scale bet-the-company arbitrations spanning multiple jurisdictions, to smaller disputes, especially in growth markets. 

We have extensive experience in devising strategies for dealing with the complex jurisdictional and practical difficulties that can arise with parallel or related arbitrations and litigation. We often work as co-counsel with other European firms and advisers, providing strategic advice, where required. 

Skadden's ability to achieve litigation solutions where other firms have failed is recognised by the number of times the firm is brought in at the appeal stage where the previous firm has failed to deliver the level of client service or strategic analysis required at the first stage of a dispute.


Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP & Affiliates


40 Bank Street

Canary Wharf


Greater London


E14 5DS

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