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WilmerHale

Public International Law

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What the team is known for

Well-regarded team for investor-state arbitrations, including proceedings brought under the auspices of UNCITRAL and SIAC. Also has expertise in international human rights law and has advised on state-to-state boundary disputes. Further expertise in matters relating to sovereign immunity and the enforcement of foreign judgments. Represents sovereign states as well as state-owned and private companies, financial institutions and investors.

Strengths

Clients say the lawyers are "real experts who are really willing to go above and beyond."

Work highlights

Advised the Federal Government of Somalia on the drafting of its fisheries legislation, its international arbitration bill and preparatory documents for Somalia’s accession to the WTO.

Notable practitioners

Gary Born is chair of the firm's international arbitration practice group. He regularly advises sovereign states on the development of new legislation as well as accession to international institutions such as the WTO and New York Convention, and is also a renowned specialist in investment treaty arbitrations.
"He really knows the law inside and out, and is a standout figure in the field." "He is absolutely phenomenal and very effective."

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Public International Law Department

WilmerHale

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49 Park Lane

London

Greater London

UK

W1K 1PS

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