People and firms

Uruguay chases ICSID claimant over costs award

Uruguay has asked a US court to enforce an ICSID award requiring a Florida telecoms company to pay nearly US$6 million in costs following an unsuccessful treaty claim that was backed by a third-party funder.

07 December 2021

King & Spalding promotes five

King & Spalding has promoted three international arbitration practitioners to the partnership in its US and Singapore offices and named another two as counsel in Europe.

03 December 2021

Steptoe promotes in London

Thomas Innes, who helped a Swiss-German family obtain a landmark ICSID award against Zimbabwe, has been promoted to partner at Steptoe & Johnson in London, where he has spent his entire career.

02 December 2021

Curtis hires from Columbia research centre

Lise Johnson is joining Curtis Mallet-Prevost Colt & Mosle as counsel in London after almost a decade at the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI), where she served as head of investment law and policy.

30 November 2021

White & Case promotes four

White & Case has promoted four members of its international arbitration group in North America, Europe and the Middle East, including two practitioners who have defended Russia against enforcement of the US$57 billion Yukos awards.

26 November 2021

New leaders at AfricArb

A Hogan Lovells partner and ICSID senior counsel have been elected as the new co-presidents of AfricArb, an organisation for African-focused arbitration lawyers.

22 November 2021

Another Curtis partner heads to Squire Patton Boggs

Timi Balogun, who has been helping Nigeria to challenge a US$10 billion award, has left Curtis Mallet-Prevost Colt & Mosle to join the partnership at Squire Patton Boggs in London.

19 November 2021

Kobre & Kim opens in Dubai

Kobre & Kim has launched a new office in Dubai, recruiting disputes partner Paul Hughes, who left Addleshaw Goddard earlier this year.

12 November 2021

Arnold & Porter names second practice head

Arnold & Porter has promoted San Francisco-based partner Maria Chedid as global co-chair of its international arbitration practice.

11 November 2021

New members for CPR youth committee

The International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution has added twenty new members to its youth committee.

11 November 2021

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