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Global Guide 2022

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Arbitration (International) - Europe-wide
1
Band 1

Paris partner Michael Polkinghorne is best known for his energy sector expertise and for his work on gas price reviews in particular. "He is very impressive in gas contracts," notes one market commentator, going on to state: "His oral advocacy is really sound." Michael Polkinghorne's instruction on high-value cases seated in Stockholm and other European jurisdictions is an endorsement of his status as a leading arbitration lawyer on a Europe-wide scale.


International Arbitration - France
1
Band 1

Practice head Michael Polkinghorne maintains an excellent reputation for his expertise in commercial arbitration in the energy sector. He is "one of the most respected practitioners in the field," according to sources, and is particularly well versed in gas supply contract disputes.


Dispute Resolution - Africa-wide
2
Band 2

Paris-based Michael Polkinghorne is an accomplished disputes lawyer with a practice primarily focused on energy, telecoms and infrastructure matters. He provides litigation and arbitration counsel to clients globally, with considerable activity on the African continent.
"He is really fantastic and well prepared."


Arbitration (International) - Global Market Leaders
3
Band 3

Active across Europe and Africa, Michael Polkinghorne is both an impressive arbitration counsel and arbitrator. He focuses his practice on commercial arbitrations, particularly those arising from the energy sector.

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Belgium

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