Cross-border Dispute Resolution & International Arbitration


  • International Arbitration (Commercial & Investment)
  • Enforcement Proceedings (in Australia & overseas through local lawyer contacts)
  • Review & Drafting of Dispute Resolution Clauses for Cross-Border Contracts
  • Claim Evaluation (with Preliminary Assessments and liaison with Third-Party Funders)
  • Pre-Arbitration Advice (Advice re Institution? Seat? Rules? Arbitrators? Counsel? Experts?)
  • Dispute Management (with Second Opinion incl. on costs and/or parallel settlement negotiations)
  • The Law & Procedure of Civil Law Jurisdictions
  • Disputes in Foreign Courts (Advice & Referral to Trusted Local Counsel)
  • Public & Private International Law Advice

Indicative Experience

(including from previous roles of partner Julian Wyatt)

  • Acted as counsel for an ultra-high net worth individual in a USD 3 billion ICC arbitration (with systems of both civil and common law applicable) relating to, inter alia, banking services, international trading companies and complex investment funds.
  • Providing pre-dispute advice and third-party funder liaison services to a joint-venture partner with $400 million claims against a government (under an investment treaty) and a state-owned company (under an international contract).
  • Acted for a Middle-Eastern/ South Asian company in claims before Italian courts and through international arbitration in relation to the purchase of equipment and the construction and operation of a large manufacturing plant.
  • Acted for Turkey in International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) arbitration and annulment proceedings.

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This is a sample of the services we provide in this area. Please contact us if you are unsure whether we can assist with your specific matter.