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
News 09 Aug. 2021
Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle enters into association with Chevalier Law in Singapore.
Event 23 Apr. 2021
Partner Borzu Sabahi to speak on Damages, Enforcement and Annulment of Arbitral Awards at Executive Training Program hosted by the Government of India and the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade
Event 21 Sep. 2021
Partner Simon Batifort Lectures on the Defense of States in Investment Arbitration at Université Paris Nanterre
News 21 Sep. 2021
Curtis Italy wins Arbitration Firm of the Year at the Italian LegalCommunity Litigation Awards 2021
Event 07 Sep. 2021
Partner Elisa Botero Speaks on Panel within Framework of Colombia's 4th National Arbitration Competition
News 30 Aug. 2021
Curtis Returns to SCOTUS in Historic Sequel on the Rights of Citizens in Puerto Rico
News 20 Sep. 2021
Curtis Successfully Defends the Sultanate of Oman and Oman Aluminium Rolling Company LLC in U.S. Department of Commerce Trade Case
News 16 Aug. 2021
Curtis Establishes Presence in Saudi Arabia
Publications 22 Sep. 2021
Client Alert 24 Jun. 2021
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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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