News 19 Dec. 2019
Curtis Wins in London for Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria
News 18 Apr. 2016
Curtis gains recognition in new Africa publication
News 24 Jan. 2020
Curtis defeats $400 million investment treaty claim brought against India
Event 02 Oct. 2019
Claudia Frutos-Peterson and Borzu Sabahi Lead ILI Advanced International Arbitration Training Sessions for the Philippines Office of Solicitor General
News 03 Feb. 2020
Curtis Announces New Partners and Counsels Across Offices in 2020
News 04 Dec. 2019
Curtis advises TIM S.p.A. on €240 million sale of its stake in Persidera, a leading digital terrestrial television signal company
News 18 Dec. 2019
Six Curtis Partners Featured in Who's Who Legal - Arbitration 2020
Event 04 Dec. 2019
New York Partner Eduardo A. Cukier Presented at the Latin Lawyer Live 4th Annual Tax Conference
Event 31 Jan. 2020
Partner Antonia Birt Speaks at 5th Annual GAR Live Abu Dhabi
Publications 15 Jan. 2020
Antonia Birt publishes IBA Arbitration Country Guide for the UAE
News 05 Feb. 2020
Partner Michael S. Schwartz Elected as an Officer of the Trusts & Estates Section of the NYSBA
News 20 Feb. 2020
18 Curtis Practice Areas and 22 Individuals Ranked in Chambers Global 2020
Event 12 Feb. 2020
Partner Simon Batifort Speaks at the 2020 Biennial Conference of the ASIL International Economic Law Interest Group
Curtis established its two offices in Nur-Sultan and Almaty, Kazakhstan in 2008. Six years later, the firm opened its doors in Beijing to better serve clients operating or located in China, as well as in East Asia and Southeast Asia.
Our multi-office international arbitration team represents clients in matters ranging from complex multiparty, multijurisdictional disputes to mid-sized commercial arbitrations and mediations. The practice has represented numerous Asian states and state-owned entities in investor-state arbitrations, as well as private companies in international commercial arbitrations.
Curtis' International Trade lawyers have four decades of experience representing Asian clients on trade matters, and are highly regarded as a top-ranked trade practice by leading legal directories such as Chambers & Partners. The practice operates primarily out of its offices in Washington, D.C., Beijing and Geneva, and includes multilingual lawyers and analysts who are fluent in Chinese, Japanese and Korean.
Curtis’ attorneys have developed significant experience serving as lead advisers to both private companies and state-owned entities on several of the largest and best-known infrastructure development and public projects in Central Asia. Clients operating in the region include project sponsors, investors, lenders, developers and government agencies engaged in oil and gas and tourism development and hotel projects.
The firm’s investment management lawyers in Kazakhstan, Europe and the United States offer decades of experience developing tailored solutions for the alternative investment community. The team has extensive experience establishing and advising funds in Central Asia, and serves a range of clients including sovereign wealth funds, institutional investors, fund managers and their sponsors and principals, and other investors.
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Askar N. Moukhitdinov
Energy (Oil & Gas)
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state and state-owned clients in the region
rankings in Chambers Asia Pacific and Chambers Global for our work in the region
languages spoken by our Asia-based attorneys
"Strong US firm that is considered a powerhouse in Asia."
Chambers Global 2020 (International Trade/WTO)
"The Kazakh desk(located in Paris) handles a variety of matters for both government & multinational clients."
Chambers Global 2019 Spotlight
"The trade team of this firm give very practical advice, not a textbook one, but based on deep understanding of the industry and its issues."
Chambers Asia Pacific 2019
"Clients say the lawyers do an 'excellent job' and are 'always punctual.'"
Legal 500 EMEA 2019, Kazakhstan Dispute Resolution
"Noted by clients as 'knowledgeable, courteous and friendly.'"
Legal 500 EMEA 2019, Kazakhstan Energy & Natural Resources