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Legal 500 UK 2021

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."

Legal 500 UK 2020

London - Public International Law

"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."

Chambers Global 2020

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."

Chambers Global 2019

Public International Law

"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."

Chambers Global 2018

Public International Law

"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."

Chambers Global 2017

Public International Law

A client notes the group has a "strong investment treaty practice" acting generally for respondents to BIT arbitration claims.

Chambers Global 2016

Public International Law

A market commentator refers to Curtis as a “real player in this sphere."

Chambers Global 2015

Public International Law

A source reports that Curtis "has a very developed investor-state practice."

Chambers Global 2021 Recommended Firm

Recommended as a Leading Public International Law Practice

Uk leading firm 2021

Ranked as a Leading Firm in the UK for Public International Law