Highly regarded for his extensive experience representing clients in complex, high-profile international disputes, Justin Jacinto’s experience also extends to advising clients on anti-corruption and asset recovery, infrastructure investment, and environmental policy and management matters.

International Arbitration

Mr. Jacinto has been active for over a decade in representing clients in international disputes, including in investment treaty arbitrations, international commercial arbitrations, and public international law proceedings. He has served as counsel to states, sovereign wealth funds, national oil corporations, central banks, and private companies in arbitrations under ad hoc and institutional arbitration rules, including those of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), and the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), as well as in related litigation proceedings. His experience spans a wide range of sectors, including oil and gas, mining, banking and financial services, telecommunications, and transport. He has also handled some of the highest profile international tax disputes.

Anti-corruption and Asset Recovery

Mr. Jacinto advises clients, particularly sovereign entities, on anti-corruption and asset recovery matters. His experience includes supporting broad initiatives to improve governance and fight bribery and corruption, including by developing effective asset recovery programs, as well as targeted efforts to locate and recover assets, including by assisting with mutual legal assistance and litigation proceedings.

Infrastructure and the Environment

Mr. Jacinto has experience with infrastructure project matters, particularly project finance, joint ventures, and concession and licensing arrangements. In addition to advising on negotiating contracts and resolving disputes, Mr. Jacinto has experience assisting with compliance with environmental laws and regulations and climate change and hazardous waste initiatives.

Professional and Academic Background

Previously, Mr. Jacinto worked in the World Bank’s Latin America & Caribbean department, where he focused on infrastructure investment and environmental policy and management. He has also been a guest scholar at the Brookings Institution, an assistant to a U.S. Congressman, and a White House intern, and served on the Board of Directors of Results for Development, an international development-focused non-profit organization. Additionally, he is an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University Law Center and a widely published writer on a number of legal topics.

Highly regarded for his extensive experience representing clients in complex, high-profile international disputes, Justin Jacinto’s experience also extends to advising clients on anti-corruption and asset recovery, infrastructure investment, and environmental policy and management matters.