People and firms

Russia will represent itself in Canadian Yukos action

Russia has said it intends to represent itself in a Canadian set-aside proceeding relating to a US$700 million Energy Charter Treaty dispute over the collapse of Yukos following the withdrawal of its local counsel – as GAR confirms the law firm defending the state in the arbitration has also withdrawn.

06 June 2022

45 under 45: call for nominations

Global Arbitration Review is now accepting nominations for our forthcoming “45 under 45” – a survey of the most impressive younger practitioners in the field.

01 June 2022

RPC recruits from Stephenson Harwood

Shai Wade has left the partnership at Stephenson Harwood after nearly a decade to become head of international arbitration at Reynolds Porter Chamberlain in London.

30 May 2022

Pallas expands with Debevoise hire

Nelson Goh has left Debevoise & Plimpton to join the partnership at Pallas Partners, the London disputes boutique set up by a breakaway team from Boies Schiller Flexner earlier this year.

30 May 2022

Ex-Vattenfall lawyer joins SCC as deputy secretary general

Caroline Falconer has left her role as senior legal counsel at Swedish state-owned power utility Vattenfall to become the new deputy secretary general and head of operations at the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce.

30 May 2022

Former DIFC-LCIA registrar joins UAE boutique

The former registrar of the DIFC-LCIA Arbitration Centre, Robert Stephen, has joined the recently launched United Arab Emirates boutique Ghaffari Partners as its second partner.

25 May 2022

Queritius launches office in war-torn Ukraine

European arbitration boutique Queritius has moved to capitalise on the expected wave of cases that will arise out of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine by opening an office in Kyiv, led by former Redcliffe Partners disputes head Sergiy Gryshko.

23 May 2022

Who is sitting at ICSID?

Nine new tribunals have been formed at ICSID in recent weeks, with first time appointments for five arbitrators including Dechert partner Erica Stein and Ferrere disputes head Sandra González.

23 May 2022

Pinsolle takes over French committee

The French Arbitration Committee, or CFA, has elected Philippe Pinsolle as its new president – the first to be based outside France.

18 May 2022

Teynier Pic adds counsel in Paris

Yann Dehaudt-Delville, who formerly worked at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Dechert and Le 16 Law, has joined Teynier Pic as counsel in Paris.

18 May 2022

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