There is real expertise at Kirkland & Ellis that permeates from the top ranks to the bottom. - Chambers UK, 2017Our team has extensive experience in international commercial and investor-state arbitrations across all key sectors of the global economy.
We guide clients through every stage of their cross-border disputes, from crafting risk mitigation strategies, conducting successful settlement negotiations, handling complex bet-the-company arbitrations, enforcing and executing arbitral awards in courts around the world, as well as dealing with any collateral court litigation. We deal with arbitrations and other proceedings, whatever the place, language, governing law, or subject matter.
Our practice is dynamic and commercially minded. The team adopts a holistic approach to dispute resolution that focuses on achieving our client’s commercial goals. Our language capabilities, cultural diversity, and broad legal training enable us to better understand the dispute and all its nuances, allowing us to assess our client’s options and present the case in the most compelling way possible.
We represent clients in major international commercial arbitrations under the auspices of all leading arbitral organizations, including the ICC, ICDR, LCIA, HKIAC, PCA, SIAC and the SCC, as well as ad-hoc arbitrations.
We also regularly represent investors and states or state-entities in investor-state arbitrations conducted under the rules of ICSID and ad-hoc arbitrations governed by the UNCITRAL Rules.
We offer end-to-end solutions that put our clients in the strongest possible position to successfully navigate their cross-border legal risks and obtain the results that will best serve their needs.
Named #1 in Global Litigation Top 50
The Lawyer, 2019
"The quality of their output is outstanding."
Chambers UK, 2016