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Herbert Smith Freehills

Paula Hodges

London, UK Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 4 departments

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Arbitration (International) - Europe-wide

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Sources praise Paula Hodges QC for her "great strategic mind and great insight." She leads the firm's global arbitration practice and is president of the LCIA. She is noted for her experience in complex commercial arbitrations in the energy space, with further activity in the IT and hospitality sectors. A client praises the service she provided, noting: "Her strengths are the ability to find ways to help the client even from a very difficult angle. She also knows how to make things simple and easy for clients."
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Dispute Resolution: International Arbitration - UK

Band 1

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Paula Hodges QC is head of the global arbitration department. She receives accolades for her high-quality arbitration practice, acting for an impressive roster of clients across Africa and Asia. She also serves as president of the LCIA.
"She's very experienced, tactically and strategically strong, understands the dynamics of the tribunal and can approach a case from the other side's perspective." "She is one of the leading arbitrators globally. Her oral advocacy is really remarkable."
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Energy & Natural Resources: Disputes - UK

Band 1

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Paula Hodges QC is noted as a market-leading lawyer for international arbitrations in the energy sector. Her core expertise is in disputes involving upstream oil and gas assets in Africa.
"She's very experienced, tactically and strategically strong and can approach a case from the other side's perspective."
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Dispute Resolution - Africa-wide

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London-based Paula Hodges QC is lauded by commentators, who state: "She is quality all the way. She should teach the master course on client management and satisfaction." She heads the firm's global arbitration practice and handles matters across Africa as part of her worldwide disputes practice.
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Arbitration (International) - Global Market Leaders

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Paula Hodges QC is a renowned London-based arbitration counsel whose expertise sees her managing commercial arbitrations across Europe, Africa and Asia. Market commentators appreciate that "she has a no-nonsense approach and is very commercial and very professional,"and one source states that "Paula is really one of the leading arbitration counsel in the world."
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Rankings for Foreign Expertise
Dispute Resolution: International Arbitration - UK

Foreign Expertise in Africa-wide

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Paula Hodges QC is head of the global arbitration department. She receives accolades for her high-quality arbitration practice, acting for an impressive roster of clients across Africa and Asia. She also serves as president of the LCIA.
"She's very experienced, tactically and strategically strong, understands the dynamics of the tribunal and can approach a case from the other side's perspective." "She is one of the leading arbitrators globally. Her oral advocacy is really remarkable."
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