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

 

Learn about our Focus Teams.

Case Studies

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EAIAC 2018: The Implications of Regional Investment 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 of …

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Achmea: the future of investment arbitration in Europe

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 of …

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Third Party Funding: a useful tool to know in 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 of …

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Caught in the “Crossfire”: quantum calculations in 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 of …

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Insights

BonelliErede announces an important arbitration presence in its Rome office

As of October 1st, partner Andrea Carlevaris moved to the firm’s Rome office to consolidate the activities of the International Arbitration Focus Team in a location where BonelliErede has developed numerous clients in the practice. Andrea Carlevaris returned to BonelliErede in July 2017, havi …

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A new international practice and a new cooperation in Egypt to consolidate development in Africa and the Middle East

Angelino Alfano joins the Milan office of BonelliErede as Of Counsel for the new Public International Law & Economic Diplomacy Focus Team Ziad Bahaa-Eldin, former Egyptian deputy Prime Minister, will be managing the Egyptian law office that will cooperate with BonelliErede   BonelliEr …

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BonelliErede announces integration of regional law firm Tribonian Law Advisors

BonelliErede announced today the integration of regional boutique law firm Tribonian Law Advisors (TLA), based in the UAE and operating in Lebanon and Saudi Arabia through an international partnership. The integration comes as a strategic move to further boost the firm’s ambitions to expand i …

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