Find Lawyers in Chicago, Illinois for International Arbitration - Governmental
Practice Area Overview
Law firms with major governmental or “sovereign” international arbitration practices are generally able to advise clients on all aspects of international arbitration involving State parties. This will often entail arbitration under the auspices of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the most commonly used arbitral institution for the resolution of investor-State disputes. However, governmental arbitration could take place under another arbitral institution such as the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) or the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC), or through ad hoc arbitration where no arbitral institution and/or procedural rules are adopted.
Clients can expect international arbitration lawyers specializing in governmental arbitration to advise them on every step of the dispute resolution process, including the drafting of arbitration clauses, pre-action issues, alternative dispute resolution methods (e.g., mediation), commencement and conduct of proceedings (e.g., document production, pleadings, witness statements, hearings), and the enforcement of arbitral awards. When searching for suitable arbitration lawyers in this field, prospective clients should look for strong experience and expertise in governmental arbitration, as well as in the relevant region or industry sector.
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