International Arbitration

Neutrality, enforceability, finality and privacy are the main reasons that arbitration is the preferred choice of multinationals and SMEs alike for the resolution of international disputes.

However, its highly complex nature demands highly skilled legal expertise and that’s exactly what we offer.

We have dealt with over 200 different types of international arbitration proceedings, ranging from cases against public administrations for investment-related matters, right the way through to virtually every type of contractual, corporate and commercial dispute that can arise between companies of different nationalities.

We assist clients directly in the countries they operate in and have handled international arbitrations in a range of languages (e.g. English, French, Spanish) under various rules (ICC, LCIA, ICSID, SCC, CRCICA, DIAC), national laws and legal systems, in Africa, America, Europe and the Far and Middle East.

However, the excellence of our international arbitration team is not just based on their ability to handle cases under the various arbitration rules, but also on their in-depth knowledge of the various legal systems and business sectors. In fact, they also boast unparalleled expertise in international construction contracts, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate law, telecommunications, energy, and the full spectrum of commercial contracts.

 

Here’s what sets us apart

  • The figures speak for themselves: we have handled over 200 international arbitrations (including 80 ICC and 15 ICSID cases), defending our clients under more than 50 different national laws
  • We have actively contributed to the development of international arbitration caselaw: a number of our innovative interpretations and constructions of law provisions were not only breakthroughs  but have also become precedents that are unanimously recognised and cited internationally
  • We are the only firm in Italy to have a dedicated international arbitration team of 20 professionals from different countries, who are authorised to practice in various jurisdictions and are internationally renowned both professionally and academically

 

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Insights

New partnership in Ethiopia with Tameru Wondm Agegnehu

BonelliErede has entered into an exclusive partnership for Ethiopia with the leading Ethiopian law firm Tameru Wondm Agegnehu Law Office. Italian and international clients looking to do business in Ethiopia will be ensured top notch assistance through the combined forces of BonelliErede’s exp …

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Two new partners join BonelliErede’s international arbitration practice

BonelliErede announces the strengthening of its international arbitration practice with the arrival of two partners on 1st September 2017: Laurence Shore and Andrea Carlevaris. Laurence Shore has been a partner in the New York City office of Herbert Smith Freehills, where he was head of the pub …

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BonelliErede teams up with the Addis Ababa University School of Law for a cycle of lectures in International Arbitration

BonelliErede and The Addis Ababa University School of Law team up for the cycle of lectures: “Advanced intensive seminar in International Arbitration”. The cycle of lectures kicks off today at the Italian Cultural Institute in Addis Ababa and will last until April, 30th. It aims to offer a …

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