International Arbitration

Our competitive edge enables us to provide our clients a truly global solution.

Meet the team

Resolving disputes through arbitration is woven into the fabric of international transactions and global commerce. Our clients value our experience in this area and our understanding of their industries and the legal environments in which they operate, not only in cross border transactions but also in local markets across the globe.

Locke Lord's traditional skill set and reputation as strong trial lawyers across a wide range of industries enables us to assist our clients in resolving business conflicts in the international arena. We provide counseling with contract formation and at all stages of any subsequent dispute with a proven track record of resolving those disputes in arbitration proceedings. We understand why our clients choose arbitration and work hard to ensure that our clients' business imperatives and expectations are met in resolving disputes wherever they may arise.

Our lawyers have acted as lead counsel in numerous international arbitrations involving many industries. Our clients have included global energy companies, international manufacturers, international service providers, investors, water companies, airlines, and international insurers and reinsurers. The disputes have covered a wide range of problems from international finance, to construction, insurance, and intellectual property rights covering all aspects of our clients' businesses. Our lawyers have practiced before arbitration tribunals in London, Paris, Rotterdam, Singapore, Bermuda, and various Latin American tribunals.

Our clients benefit from our familiarity with international arbitration tribunals such as the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the International Center for Dispute Resolution (ICDR), the American Arbitration Association (AAA), the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR), London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), the International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), panels governed by the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), and many others.

It is our experience with local rules and international treaties that provides our clients with a competitive edge and enables us to provide to our clients a truly global solution to their business problems.