Dechert is a global specialist law firm focused on sectors with the greatest complexities, legal intricacies and highest regulatory demands. Dechert excels at delivering practical commercial judgment and deep legal expertise for high-stakes matters.
Dechert’s international arbitration team has the global resources and experience to handle the largest, most complex disputes confronting businesses and governments throughout the world. With a team of 10 partners, four special counsel and 25 associates, the international arbitration department has built a strong reputation for cutting-edge work in large commercial and investment disputes over the past nine years. The practice handles major matters mainly in the energy, oil and gas, mining, finance and banking, construction and telecoms sectors. Our arbitration lawyers have significant experience resolving contentious issues confronting clients engaged in both domestic and cross-border business. We have acted as counsel under all major arbitration rules and in proceedings with a vast range of governing laws and venues.
Our well-established team possesses detailed knowledge of arbitration institutions, applicable rules, regulations and practices. We regularly handle international disputes under the laws of dozens of different countries and are particularly adept at evaluating the interplay of applicable laws, sovereign immunity, international treaties and their impact on the outcome of matters and the enforcement of awards.