DLA Piper Global Law Firm
Acting as lead counsel for Turkcell in a US $2 billion expropriation case against the Islamic Republic of Iran arising from the loss of the first private nationwide GSM license.
Advising on all relevant aspects of a multi-billion dollar dispute arising out of a shareholders' agreement related to the world's largest company in its sector, including two LCIA arbitrations (London seat) concerning shareholder rights in relation to three contracts together with related company and competition law issues.
Representing a Central European country in an investment treaty arbitration and related international commercial arbitration under the UNCITRAL Rules involving US $5 billion worth of claims arising out of the failure of one of the largest banks in the country.
Representing a South-East European Government in its defence of a €250 million ICC arbitration dispute concerning a multi-billion Euro Project to design and construct more than 70 kilometres of commuter railway including a new tunnel and all associated infrastructure (including over 40 new railway stations).
Representing a European gas seller in eight consolidated arbitrations under the Stockholm Charter of Commerce Rules relating to the supply, transit and storage of gas through Ukraine, resulting in securing an award that was the largest obtained in international arbitrations in 2010, according to American Lawyer Magazine.
Acting for an Italian energy company in ICC arbitration proceedings regarding the re-negotiation of pricing in various long-term gas supply agreements.
Representing the Government of Georgia in consolidated ICSID arbitration claims totalling more than US $700 million under the Greece/Georgia and Israel/Georgia bilateral investment treaties and the Energy Charter treaty arising from a trans-Caucasus pipeline project.
Representing Oman in the first claim totalling US $500 million brought under the US-Oman Free Trade Agreement, arising out of a concession and lease agreements for mining rights.
Representing a global energy company in ICC arbitration proceedings with seats in Paris and Milan, in relation to a US $120 million dispute with a Middle Eastern LNG supplier under long-term gas contracts involving Libya and Norway in the context of the application of economic change of circumstance review provisions.
Acting for a global telecoms business in LCIA arbitration proceedings brought by an Israeli company relating to a 3G telephony project conducted in Russia.
Advising a Forbes Rich List family in relation to several high value disputes for the last two years, including a US $1billion LCIA (India) arbitration seated in New Delhi, concerning a joint venture dispute involving 19 real estate projects in India, and a US $400 million dispute involving parallel proceedings in the London Commercial Court, the Isle of Man Courts, the BVI Courts and five LCIA arbitrations seated in Singapore concerning real estate projects pursued in association with a London AIM-listed company.