Hussein Haeri

Hussein Haeri

Partner, Withers
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Hussein jointly leads the firm’s international arbitration team and leads the firm’s public international law team. He is a solicitor-advocate of the Senior Courts of England and Wales and of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court, British Virgin Islands. His experience comprises working on international legal and dispute resolution matters in London, Paris, New York and South Africa for more than 15 years.

He has worked as counsel and advocate on arbitrations under all the major rules, as well as in ad hoc arbitrations. His clients include governments, multinational corporations and international organisations. He has served as counsel in state–state proceedings before the International Court of Justice and in national courts, including the courts of England and Wales, on public international law issues.

Hussein’s public international law practice includes advising governments and international organisations on international investment law, constitutional and human rights matters, sovereign immunity, energy and natural resources, international humanitarian law, sanctions, the law of the sea and treaty and legislation drafting.

He is a visiting lecturer on international investment law at SOAS University of London and a member of the faculty at the University of Rome, Roma Tre University certificate course in international commercial and investment arbitration. He has published extensively in the fields of international law and international arbitration. In addition to his work as counsel, he sits as an arbitrator.

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