News 24 Jun. 2021
Curtis successfully defends foreign states' procedural privileges in the UK Supreme Court
News 23 Jun. 2021
Ibrahim Elsadig joins Curtis as Partner in Dubai
Client Alert 24 Feb. 2022
EU, UK, Japan and Australia Impose Sanctions on Russia
News 09 Aug. 2021
Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle enters into association with Chevalier Law in Singapore.
News 06 May. 2022
Curtis Advises Terna Group on the Sale of its Latin America Power Transmission Assets to CDPQ
Publications 05 May. 2022
Marie-Claire Argac, Simon Batifort, and Cyprien Mathié share highlights from “Affaires d’Etats: Practical Considerations When Defending States in International Arbitration” on Kluwer Arbitration Blog
Event 26 Apr. 2022
Claudia Frutos-Peterson Speaks at CAI Costa Rica’s 13th Congress of International Arbitration
News 21 Apr. 2022
SCOTUS Upholds U.S. Colonialism under the U.S. Constitution
Client Alert 23 Mar. 2022
The Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC) has launched the DIAC Arbitration Rules 2022
Event 22 Nov. 2021
Partner Antonia Birt spoke at ADGMAC and AIAC Webinar Series: Webinar 5 - Disputes in Fintech and Complex Technology in MESEA
News 16 May. 2022
Curtis Files SCOTUS Amicus Brief for Ohio Justice & Policy Center in Prisoners’ Rights Case
News 10 May. 2022
Juan Perla’s Argument in D.C. Circuit Featured on Audio Arguendo Podcast
Client Alert 21 Apr. 2022
New Laws Targeting Assets of Russian Oligarchs: The U.S. Announces Task Force KleptoCapture and the Kleptocracy Asset Recovery Rewards Program
Client Alert 19 Apr. 2022
U.S. President Biden Expands Export Controls Imposed on Russia and Belarus
Client Alert 24 Jun. 2021
Update on Virtual Notarization (Executive Order 202.7) During the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic (Updated: June 24, 2021) — U.S. Insight
Update on Virtual Witnessing (New York Executive Order 202.14) During The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic (Updated: June 24, 2021) — U.S. Insight
London - Public International Law
"Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP focuses on the representation of states in both investor-state arbitration proceedings and disputes with other states."
"Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP's public international practice acts for sovereign and commercial clients, whether as claimant or respondent, in bilateral investment treaty and investor-state international arbitration. The team has a niche working with countries from emerging markets."
Public International Law
"Robust team earning strong praise for its representation of sovereign states in international disputes. Holds a strong track record acting as defence counsel in investor-state arbitrations - notably those arising in the oil and gas, mining, banking and telecoms sectors." A source reports that Curtis is "particularly lauded for its expertise in Law of the Sea matters and regularly retained to advise on sovereignty disputes, human rights issues and international trade."
"They have an incredible breadth and depth of knowledge in international law, and can authoritatively address any question or circumstance which arises. They are also excellent at identifying the consequences of taking a particular course of action and what issues may arise in the future from a decision made today. They never lose sight of the context or overall priorities, no matter what we throw at them." Other interviewees add: "They take pride in learning everything there is to learn about each case, not only the legal aspects but also the factual, technical and economic aspects."
"They are thoughtful, thorough and have in-depth knowledge of international law matters across a wide spectrum of issues. On any particular assignment, they get to the heart of the issue and explain the important points in detail while always keeping the big picture in mind. They flag future issues and potential ramifications very clearly." Observers acknowledge the firm’s increasing strength in the market, noting: "They’ve made a great effort to grow the practice and have a number of good up-and-comers."
A client notes the group has a "strong investment treaty practice" acting generally for respondents to BIT arbitration claims.
A market commentator refers to Curtis as a “real player in this sphere."
A source reports that Curtis "has a very developed investor-state practice."
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