Thomas K Sprange QC focuses his practice on advocacy and strategic advice with respect to significant, high-value and complex commercial disputes, many with a multi-jurisdictional element or involving issues of private and public international law. He is resident in the firm’s London office and is a member of international liti-gation and arbitration group.
As an advocate Mr Sprange regularly appears in the Chancery and Queens Bench divisions of the High Court of England and Wales in respect of a compre-hensive range of disputes. He has acted as lead counsel in over 100 international arbitrations in the leading arbitration institutions including the ICC, LCIA AAA, SCC, and ICSID as well as a number of ad hoc arbitrations. He also regularly sits as an arbitrator, both as a member of three member tribunals and as a sole arbitrator.
He has experience is a broad range of sectors including energy, mining, projects, telecommunications, technology, financial services, pharmaceuticals, fashion and sport.
He has acted in a number of headline disputes including for the claimants in re-spect of one of the largest ever commercial arbitration awards, state-to-state claims involving founding issues of public international law, securing a settlement of $1 billion in one of the largest ICSID claims pursued by an investor, several cases in-volving freezing orders, enforcement remedies and state immunity, and claims in-volving the imposition of international sanctions on commercial contracts