Litigation and arbitration
Every day companies must manage the myriad risks inherent in doing business internationally or locally. When disputes arise, many of the world’s leading companies turn to our global team of experienced litigators to represent their interests.
With more than 1,400 dispute resolution lawyers globally, including many lawyers recognised as leaders in their fields by the leading independent directories, we understand the legal, business and procedural developments in jurisdictions throughout the world. Whatever problems our clients face, wherever they occur, we are well placed to assist.
Our lawyers collaborate with clients and counterparts to identify and execute the most advantageous business-oriented solutions, either by pursuing or defending litigation or arbitration proceedings or through alternative methods, such as mediation.
We represent clients in complex, multi-jurisdictional disputes in numerous areas, including antitrust, banking and financial services, class action, construction, corporate and securities, defence, employment, energy, fraud and asset recovery, government investigations, insolvency, insurance and reinsurance, intellectual property, international arbitration, international trade and transport (including aviation and marine), IT, marine, media, product liability, professional liability, real estate, regulation, tax, telecommunications and white collar.
We also design and implement sophisticated dispute resolution programmes for Fortune 500 and FTSE 100 clients.
We maintain state-of-the-art technology that streamlines our case and costs management and enhances efficiencies across our operations. It also provides a communications platform for sharing information and documents with our clients.
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Briefings from DLA Piper
Cour de Cassation quashes decision that disregarded ICC rule on time limits to arbitrator challenges — two takeaways
This milestone decision further limits the scope for French courts to annul arbitration awards and reinforces the efficiency of France-seated arbitral proceedings.
This decision is in line with a possible judicial trend towards enforceability of good faith obligations under English law.
Analysis from The Lawyer
Shearman & Sterling is making its presence felt in the City, squaring up to magic circle firms and looking to muscle in on key relationships. Private equity house Bridgepoint is one outfit that has had its head turned by the US firm.
A new breed of lawyer is smoothing the path for companies entering emerging or unstable jurisdictions