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Cyrus Benson

London, UK Global Guide 2022 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Arbitration (International)Dispute Resolution: International Arbitration
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Arbitration (International) - Europe-wide

Band 5

Sources note Cyrus Benson 's success in winning roles on high-profile investor-state cases and say that "he's a terrific advocate." He is based in Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP's London office and has a broader global arbitration practice.
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Dispute Resolution: International Arbitration - UK

Band 3

Cyrus Benson is respected for his experience in international arbitration, with notable expertise in acting for Russian and African clients in big-ticket disputes. He regularly handles claims brought against sovereign states under the auspices of ICSID and UNCITRAL.
"He is an exceptional advocate. He understands the legal issues and the tactics. He is a really effective advocate and cross-examiner." "He's a formidable advocate."
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Co-Chair, international arbitration practice. He focuses on international arbitration, representing clients before commercial and investment treaty tribunals, including the ICC, LCIA, ICSID, PCA and AAA/ICDR, particularly in telecoms, oil and gas, infrastructure, mining/minerals and financial services. He sits as an arbitrator, is a frequent writer and speaker on arbitration and serves on various arbitral institution task forces. He is experienced in complex litigation with significant trial and appellate experience in U.S. federal and state courts.

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New York Bar, Law Society of England & Wales.

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JD, New York University, 1991.

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