THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Advising on several LCIA arbitrations against Canada on imports of softwood lumber to the United States.
THE LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE, JUSTICE AND HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH
Advising the London Stock Exchange, Justice and Human Rights Watch in various claims before municipal courts (including the House of Lords) involving issues under the ECHR, detention, deportation, torture and diplomatic assurance
THE JAPANESE MINISTRY OF ECONOMY, TRADE AND INDUSTRY
Advising the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry on the proposed emissions trading regime for Japan including advice on the public international law aspects of emissions trading schemes globally
THE REPUBLIC OF CHILE
Representing The Republic of Chile in the landmark case on the law of sovereign immunity before the UK House of Lords in Ex Parte Pinochet (No. 3)  2 WLR 827
A CONFIDENTIAL CLIENT
Representing a confidential client in an arbitration against a South-East Asian State resulting from a disputed maritime boundary. The claim involved allegations that the State had warranted that the relevant waters, later disputed by a neighbouring State, were within its exclusive economic zone. The maritime boundary dispute raised issues concerning the status of and sovereignty over certain islands and this impact of this on the maritime boundary
A FINANCIAL INSTITUTION
Advising a Financial Institution on the EU's sanctions against Libya and their application to an investment by a Libyan sanctioned entity, including the possibility of seeking licences to carry out various activities in connection with the investment
Awards and recognition
… it is reassuring to have people who know the culture, economics and political dynamics of a country and advise based on that...
Chambers UK 2020: Public International Law
Top-tier lawyers, excellent experience.
Legal 500 UK 2020: Public International Law
A sought-after group offering deep expertise across the PIL field to an impressive roster of states and multinational companies.
Chambers Global 2020: Public International Law
Widely respected for its work assisting multinational organisations, state-owned entities and states with the full range of public international law matters...
Chambers & Partners UK 2020: Public International Law
Partner, Co-Head, Public International Law Practice, Deputy Head, Global Arbitration Practice, London
Partner, Co-Head of the Latin America Group, Co-Head of the Public International Law Group, US Head of International Arbitration, London
Dr Patricia Nacimiento
Partner, New York
Lode Van Den Hende