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Sophie Lamb is a partner in the internationalarbitration and dispute resolution practice at Bird &Bird. A former barrister, now solicitor-advocate, shehas particular expertise, including as an advocate, incomplex cross-border disputes related to, inter alia,the sports and media sectors. She is recommendedfor international arbitration in a recent World LegalForum poll, which described her as “a rising star” and“one to watch”.Sophie is currently lead counsel for the Europeanpay-TV subsidiary of a multinational media companyin an LCIA arbitration involving exclusive broad-casting rights (football). Her experience extends tobroadcasting agreements, sponsorship arrangements,international investments, share valuations and highvalueconstruction projects for clients in the sport andmedia sectors.Sophie has also represented a variety of US andEuropean companies in high-value joint venture,M&A, investment banking, telecommunications andenergy disputes before the leading arbitral institutions.In 2005 she was nominated by the ICC UK tojoin the Task Force on Guidelines for ICC ExpertiseProceedings. She is a member of the New YorkBar, ICC UK, IBA, LCIA, ASA, Chartered Instituteof Arbitrators and British Association for Sportand Law.
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