Volterra Fietta

Public International Law Department

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What the team is known for Renowned London-based boutique with deep expertise in contentious and advisory PIL matters. Praised for the breadth of its practice, which encompasses investor-state arbitrations and inter-state disputes involving boundary delimitation and Law of the Sea issues. Frequently mandated by private sector clients to handle expropriation cases in the energy, natural resources and financial services sectors, and further highlighted for its role as PIL counsel to a number of sovereign states.

Strengths Sources commend the firm for its specialist PIL practice and "real international outreach," with one client enthusing: "They are particularly impressive and stand out for their rich knowledge and wide experience of international law."

Notable practitioners

Seasoned arbitration counsel Robert Volterra is a highly established figure in the market. He regularly acts for states in investment treaty proceedings and is notably active advising on 'pure' PIL matters including boundary disputes and Law of the Sea issues. He is based in London.