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Hussein Haeri

London, UK UK Guide 2021 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : International Arbitration , Public International Law
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International Arbitration - UK-wide

Band 6

Hussein Haeri comes highly recommended for his investor-state arbitration practice. He is skilled at handling complex BIT claims and is regularly sought out by sovereign states to act in high-value ICSID arbitrations.
"He's an outstanding lawyer, combining a great attention to detail with a view of the big picture. He has excellent case management and strategic skills and always shows a great dedication to the case. It is a pleasure to communicate with him - he is very responsive, effective and able to move things forward. He always provides us with very clear advice."
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Public International Law - London (Firms)

Band 3

Hussein Haeri manages an impressive caseload of PIL disputes, regularly acting for governments and companies in matters concerning human rights, boundary delimitations and WTO law. He is also well versed in handling investment treaty arbitrations, including claims brought under bilateral investment treaties.
"An intellectual powerhouse." "A very good communicator who is good at presenting the issues and relating to clients."
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Hussein leads Withers' international arbitration and public international law teams. He is a Solicitor-Advocate of the Senior Courts of England and Wales, with experience of working on international legal and dispute resolution matters based respectively from London, Paris, New York and South Africa.

He has worked as counsel and advocate on arbitrations under all the major rules, as well as in ad hoc arbitrations. His clients include governments, multinational corporations and international organisations. He also serves as counsel in state-state proceedings before the International Court of Justice and in national courts, including the courts of England and Wales, on public international law issues.

Hussein’s public international law practice includes advising governments and international organisations on international investment law, constitutional and human rights matters, sovereign immunity, sanctions, energy and natural resources, international humanitarian law, the law of the sea and treaty and legislation drafting.

Hussein is a Visiting Lecturer on International Investment Law at SOAS, University of London. He is a Member of the Faculty at the University of Rome, Roma Tre University, Certificate Course in International Commercial and Investment Arbitration. In addition to his work as counsel, he sits as an arbitrator.

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