Region: Europe

Turkey

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20 January 2021

United Kingdom

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20 January 2021

Switzerland

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20 January 2021

France

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20 January 2021

European boutique hires from Linklaters

Alicja Zielińska-Eisen, who helped a Luxembourg entity win a €176 million treaty award against Poland, has left Linklaters to join newly-launched disputes boutique Queritius as of counsel, splitting her time between Warsaw and Berlin.

19 January 2021

Clifford Chance team launches Moscow boutique

The eight-lawyer disputes team at Clifford Chance in Moscow led by partner Timur Aitkulov has left the firm to launch a new disputes boutique in the Russian capital.

18 January 2021

Chinese swimmer wins challenge over arbitrator's tweets

A Swiss court has overturned a CAS award that handed a Chinese swimmer an eight-year doping ban – finding that the tribunal chair, former Italian foreign minister Franco Frattini, had shown bias in tweets criticising Chinese dog meat eating practices and referencing skin colour.

15 January 2021

Tercier joins Peter & Kim

Former president of the ICC International Court of Arbitration Pierre Tercier has joined Peter & Kim – the firm’s second senior arrival this month following the hire of John Bang from Bae Kim & Lee.

12 January 2021

UK appeal court rules on duties of experts

The Court of Appeal in London has ruled that expert witness firm Secretariat breached a contractual duty to avoid conflicts of interest when it accepted appointments from different parties in related ICC construction cases – while refusing to hold that experts owe a fiduciary duty of loyalty to their client.

11 January 2021

Lithuanian investor brings claim against Belarus

Lithuania’s Modus Group has lodged an ICSID claim against Belarus over a project to build a luxury hotel next to the country’s main airport.

11 January 2021

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