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Iain Sandford

Geneva, Switzerland Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : International Trade/WTO
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International Trade/WTO - Europe-wide

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A client states that Iain Sandford is "extremely proactive and very responsive to our demands," adding that "especially now with the lack of physical communication, he has been very proactive in dealing with the case." He acts for governments and corporate clients on high-profile WTO disputes.
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Iain Sandford assists sovereign clients and their stakeholders to solve their most difficult international disputes. Iain draws on diverse experience with inter-governmental and commercial dispute settlement to help clients develop winning strategies and deploy the full range of tools available to achieve positive results.

Iain’s understanding of the international problem-solving toolbox is bolstered by experience as a panelist in WTO dispute settlement and as a mediator in commercial disputes. He is listed on the WTO’s Indicative List of dispute settlement panelists. Iain also counsels clients on trade law compliance when adopting new measures. For example, Iain assisted the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) to design trade measures responding to COVID-19 in a WTO-consistent manner.

Professional Memberships

Active member of the International Bar Association, particularly the Bar Issues Commission Committee on Trade in Legal Services and the Art Law Committee;

appointed an honorary member of the International Customs Law Academy;

member, Australian Capital Territory Law Society; associate member, Law Society of New Zealand

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