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Provided by Roland Ziadé

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Roland is the Global Co-Head of Linklaters’s international arbitration practice. He has acted as counsel in approximately one hundred international arbitration cases (ICC, UNCITRAL, LCIA, ICSID, AAA, SCC, OHADA, PCA, and ad hoc) and has represented and advised private companies (from the United States of America, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa), states, and international organisations. Roland has also acted as arbitrator in over 45 international arbitrations (ICC, LCIA, ICSID, UNCITRAL, SCC, Swiss Chambers, DIAC, DIFC-LCIA, AFA, CRCICA).

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International Arbitration - France
2
Band 2

Roland Ziadé is well regarded for his experience acting as counsel and arbitrator and has particular expertise in African and Middle Eastern countries. Sources enthuse: "He is a remarkable lawyer who knows how to anticipate the moves of the other side and the expectations of a tribunal," and add: "He is clearly someone to have on your side in any arbitrations."


Dispute Resolution - Africa-wide
3
Band 3

Roland Ziadé is an accomplished international arbitration counsel, with notable activity in francophone Africa and a strong understanding of OHADA law. Based in Paris, he has many years of experience representing energy, mining, and oil and gas companies in very high-value disputes. He is global co-head of the Linklaters international arbitration practice.
"He's a good and active practitioner in the region." "He's solid and well liked; he is a very fair-minded and smart person."


Dispute Resolution - Middle East-wide
3
Band 3

Based in Paris, Roland Ziadé is global co-head of Linklaters' international arbitration group and has extensive experience in Middle Eastern cases. He frequently acts as both counsel and arbitrator on investment treaty disputes and contentious construction matters, with especially notable expertise concerning Egypt and Lebanon.


International Arbitration: Arbitrators - France
3
Band 3

Roland Ziadé is well regarded for his experience acting as counsel and arbitrator and has particular expertise in African and Middle Eastern countries. Sources enthuse: "He is a remarkable lawyer who knows how to anticipate the moves of the other side and the expectations of a tribunal," and add: "He is clearly someone to have on your side in any arbitrations."


Arbitration (International) - Global Market Leaders
5
Band 5

Global co-head of the international arbitration practice at Linklaters, Roland Ziadé is recognised for the first time this year in the Global Market Leaders rankings due to his exceptional global arbitration practice across Europe, Africa and the Middle East. According to one client, Ziadé is "a remarkable lawyer who knows how to anticipate the moves of the other side and the expectations of a tribunal. He is clearly someone to have on your side in any arbitration." In addition to his counsel work, he is regularly appointed to sit as arbitrator on investment and commercial arbitration tribunals.


International Arbitration - France
F
Foreign expert in Lebanon

Roland Ziadé is well regarded for his experience acting as counsel and arbitrator and has particular expertise in African and Middle Eastern countries. Sources enthuse: "He is a remarkable lawyer who knows how to anticipate the moves of the other side and the expectations of a tribunal," and add: "He is clearly someone to have on your side in any arbitrations."


International Arbitration - France
F
Foreign expert in Africa-wide

Roland Ziadé is well regarded for his experience acting as counsel and arbitrator and has particular expertise in African and Middle Eastern countries. Sources enthuse: "He is a remarkable lawyer who knows how to anticipate the moves of the other side and the expectations of a tribunal," and add: "He is clearly someone to have on your side in any arbitrations."


International Arbitration - France
F
Foreign expert in Middle East-wide

Roland Ziadé is well regarded for his experience acting as counsel and arbitrator and has particular expertise in African and Middle Eastern countries. Sources enthuse: "He is a remarkable lawyer who knows how to anticipate the moves of the other side and the expectations of a tribunal," and add: "He is clearly someone to have on your side in any arbitrations."


Dispute Resolution: Arbitration - Egypt
Expertise based abroad in Egypt

Roland Ziadé co-heads the global arbitration practice at Linklaters from his base in Paris. He is well regarded for his experience acting as counsel and arbitrator and has particular expertise in disputes relating to African and Middle Eastern countries.
"He is a known quantity in Egyptian dispute resolution; he is always very active."


Dispute Resolution: International Arbitration - Lebanon
Expertise based abroad in Lebanon

Roland Ziadé focuses his practice on international arbitration, with a client roster that includes many major international companies and government entities. He often handles disputes concerning infrastructure project development. Based in Paris, he is global co-head of Linklaters' international arbitration practice.

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