The Debevoise International Dispute Resolution Group is a global leader with an extraordinary win record that has racked up some of the largest awards in the world for its clients. In 2018, we handled more than 120 international matters, in over 30 countries. Spanning Debevoise’s New York, London, Paris, Moscow and Hong Kong offices, the practice’s lawyers are fluent in more than 30 languages and trained and qualified under a host of common law and civil law systems.
Lawyers in the practice handle a broad range of matters, including international commercial and treaty arbitration, public international law and complex commercial litigation. Just as diverse is its industry experience, which spans energy and natural resources, manufacturing, mining, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications and many others.
Debevoise lawyers hold leadership roles with virtually every major arbitration body in the world. They do not just know today’s law; they are shaping tomorrow’s.
Flexible in approach, cost-effective and readily able to adjust resources to changing circumstances, the practice can efficiently meet the full range of client needs in high-stakes matters. Debevoise’s Protocol to Promote Efficiency in International Arbitration, first issued in 2010, has now become an industry benchmark.
Debevoise’s collaborative culture gives clients the benefit of the full firm’s resources. Partners in the International Dispute Resolution Group work closely together on disputes, and seamlessly among offices and other practices inside the firm. In addition, the firm’s network of external contacts includes leading local counsel and other experts in North America, Europe, Latin America, Africa and Asia.