Michael Ostrove has over twenty years of experience handling international commercial arbitrations, investment arbitrations and other public international law disputes.

Michael has advised and represented clients in scores of arbitrations, litigations and mediations – including English and French language cases administered by the ICC, ICSID, the LCIA, the PCA and Swiss Chambers, as well as ad hoc arbitrations pursuant to the UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules and the OHADA Uniform Arbitration Act.

His cases include numerous investment treaty disputes both for and against sovereign states, as well as commercial disputes in a variety sectors, including mining, oil and gas (upstream and downstream), telecoms and distribution. His experience in litigation covers a wide range of areas before American and French courts, other national courts and the International Court of Justice.

Michael also has extensive experience in corruption investigations, advising both multinational corporations and state authorities.

Michael is the Global Chair of the International Arbitration Group at DLA Piper.