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Lucas Bastin QC

London, UK Global Guide 2022 Ranked in 2 departments

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International Arbitration - The English Bar - Global: Multi-Jurisdictional

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Lucas Bastin QC
Lucas Bastin QC handles a wide range of matters in this field, including international commercial arbitration, investment treaty arbitration, and work before English (and foreign domestic) courts in aid of enforcement of arbitration awards.
Strengths: "He has one of the most impressive legal minds." "He's fantastic to work with, really gets into the trenches and works very closely with the team. He is very knowledgeable on matters of international and arbitration law."
Recent work: Represented the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in enforcement proceeding before the BVI courts concerning a USD6 billion ICSID award against Pakistan.
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Public International Law: The English Bar - Global: Multi-Jurisdictional

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Lucas Bastin QC
Lucas Bastin QC is a seasoned barrister with regard to PIL matters, particularly investment treaty work and commercial arbitrations under ICSID, SCC, LCIA, ICC, UNCITRAL and ad hoc rules. His wider PIL work sees him handling cases involving state immunity and inter-state sanctions.
Strengths: "A real expert in public international law work and one of the go-to barristers in the area. He is also really accessible and bright - the whole package."
Recent work: Acted in a challenge to the UK government's decision to eliminate the VAT system regarding airports. The dispute concerned whether WTO law required the government to change this system.
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