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Dan Sarooshi QC

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Professor Dan Sarooshi Q.C. has a track record of achieving success in high stakes litigation. He is a highly regarded advocate who litigates in the areas of public international law, investment treaty arbitration, constitutional law, and commercial litigation. His clients include 13 governments (e.g. UK and USA),15 inter-governmental organizations, Royal Families, corporations (e.g. Tesco, Reuters, BAT, Mobil, Hitachi, and Roche), and NGOs. His cases have been in the domestic courts in the UK, Hong Kong and Bahamas; International Court of Justice; European Court of Human Rights; World Trade Organization; and arbitration proceedings conducted pursuant to ICSID (also ECT and AF), NAFTA, ICC, UNCITRAL, and LCIA Rules. He was in 2006 appointed as Professor of Public International Law in the University of Oxford at the age of 38.

He is described by the independent legal directories – Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 – and client quotes as being “an extremely bright advocate” and a “precious commodity” who is “at the top of his game”. “His written and oral advocacy is exemplary. It was superb and won the day. He is a natural and easy leader of a team. Clients trust him with bet-the-country/company cases.”

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