International Arbitration

We act as counsel in complex and high-profile commercial arbitrations across a wide range of industries and conducted under many of the major institutional rules or ad-hoc. We have particularly deep experience in financial, commodities, construction (FIDIC) and post-M&A/shareholders arbitration. Moreover, we are regularly instructed in commercial arbitrations in the sports industry in disputes spanning from the organization of large sports events to sponsorship and media rights-related disputes.

Representative matters:

  • Acting for an international sports federation on a USD 80 million claim brought against it by one of its member associations in relation to the hosting of an international event.

  • Acting for an international sports federation on a USD 320 million claim brought by a media rights distributor related to broadcasting rights for a global sports event.

  • Acting for a Middle East-based pharmaceutical company in relation to a USD 70 million ICC-arbitration claim of its distributor alleging an infringement of exclusive distributor rights.

  • Acting for an Israeli-based biotech-company on its USD 180 million Swiss Rules arbitration claim brought against a US based services provider.

  • Acting for a German specialty chemicals provider on its Swiss Rules EUR 35 million breach of contract claim filed against its Chinese subcontractor alleging an infringement of a contractual third party sales prohibition.

  • Acting for one of the largest Spanish construction companies in a EUR 115 million FIDIC arbitration commenced by its Finnish client related to delays in the construction of a power plant.

  • Acting for a Spanish construction consortium in a EUR 100 million FIDIC claim brought by their Turkey-based contractual counterpart alleging breach of warranties.

  • Acting for a Hong Kong-based commodities trader on its USD 88 million ICC arbitration-claim brought against its Kazakh-Chinese counterparts asserting breach of exclusivity provisions.

  • Acting for an Israeli based defense contractor on its USD 150 million ICC arbitration-claim brought by its Turkish counterpart based on allegations of the delivery of defect goods.

  • Acting for a global hybrid power technologies company defending against a CHF 66 million Swiss Rules arbitration claim brought by its customer for defects in the goods delivered.

  • Acting for one of the leading Asian private equity funds in a Swiss Rules arbitration concerning a post-M&A dispute related to a USD 80 million contract.

  • Acting for one of the leading global technology solutions providers in the food processing and air transportation industries in an ICC arbitration brought by a Swiss food manufacturer.