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Louis Flannery

Partner and Head of International Arbitration


Louis specialises in arbitration and litigation in all industry sectors and in all fora with a particular emphasis on fraud and/or conflict law issues in litigation work. Types of arbitration which he is involved include joint ventures; shipping and charterparties; commodities; banking; engineering; film and television; general contract with a particular specialism in enforcement of awards, and investment treaty claims. He has extensive experience of international commercial arbitration and investment treaty cases, as well as substantial High Court litigation in England and many foreign jurisdictions. As a practising solicitor advocate, he has undertaken advocacy before international tribunals and courts (in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Africa and the USA), including the High Court and Court of Appeal. Louis has advised on disputes in respect of some 50 different jurisdictions. He advises a wide range of clients including banks, governments, corporations and individuals.


Summary of his professional achievement:

He was made a Chartered Arbitrator by the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in 2011 (of which he is a Fellow and an approved course tutor).