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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) [1999] 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

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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

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