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Fietta LLP

Stephen Fietta QC

London, UK Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 3 departments
Ranked in : Arbitration (International) , Dispute Resolution: International Arbitration , Public International Law
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Arbitration (International) - Europe-wide

Band 5

Joining the rankings this year, Stephen Fietta QC is described by a source as "an amazing lawyer" and garners praise for his experience in investment arbitration. Another source notes that he is "very good at strategising the issues in sophisticated cases."
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Dispute Resolution: International Arbitration - UK

Band 2

Stephen Fietta QC is a recognised authority in investment treaty arbitration. He acts for an extensive roster of clients, including major corporations and individuals in BIT claims and other disputes involving sovereign states.
"He is extremely easygoing, very skilled, cerebral and confident in all types of situations - he is very impressive." "He's an excellent advocate."
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Arbitration (International) - Global Market Leaders

Band 5

According to clients, Stephen Fietta QC "combines a detailed legal knowledge with a great empathy and a quiet determination." He has a multifaceted PIL practice, covering boundary delimitations, the Law of the Sea and sovereignty matters as well as maintaining a strong position for handling investment treaty arbitration.
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Public International Law - Global Market Leaders

Band 2

According to clients, Stephen Fietta QC "combines a detailed legal knowledge with a great empathy and a quiet determination." He has a multifaceted PIL practice, covering boundary delimitations, the Law of the Sea and sovereignty matters as well as maintaining a strong position for handling investment treaty arbitration.
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Stephen Fietta QC, principal and founder of Fietta LLP, is one of the leading specialist public international lawyers in private practice. He has counselled States, international organisations and private clients on a broad range of PIL issues over the past 20 years. He has advised in connection with disputes heard before the ICJ, ITLOS, ECHR, CJEU and arbitral tribunals operating under (among others) the ICSID, UNCLOS, UNCITRAL, PCA and SCC Rules. He is particularly active in international investment disputes and maritime boundary disputes and has won some of the largest investment arbitration awards of recent years. He also has an extensive PIL advisory practice and regularly conducts training for government lawyers around the world. Stephen is a Visiting Senior Lecturer at King’s College, London, where he lectures on international sovereignty, maritime delimitation and environmental disputes.

Publications

Stephen has published widely on various public international law and international arbitration topics. He was awarded the Smit-Lowenfeld Prize for best article (co-authored by Dr James Upcher) globally in the field of international arbitration and co-authored (with Dr Robin Cleverly) A Practitioner’s Guide to Maritime Boundary Delimitation (OUP, published March 2016), which has subsequently been cited before both the ICJ and ITLOS.

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Stephen Fietta QC

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