Arbitration Global Guide

Global insight from leading lawyers in comparative guides to the law worldwide

The Arbitration Global Guide provides practical analysis of topical cross-border issues and country-specific Q&A guides on arbitration law and practice worldwide. The Q&A guide aims to give a structured overview of the key practical issues including, for example, any mandatory provisions and default rules applicable under local law, confidentiality, local courts' willingness to assist arbitration, enforcement of awards and the available remedies, both final and interim.

Country Q&A Contributing firm
Argentina Estudio Beccar Varela
Australia Herbert Smith Freehills
Austria bpv Hügel Rechtsanwälte
Azerbaijan Grata International
Bermuda ASW Law Limited
Brazil Oliveira Ramos Advogados
Bulgaria Sabev and Partners law firm
China King & Wood Mallesons
Denmark Bird & Bird Law Firm LLP
France White & Case LLP
Germany Gleiss Lutz
Ghana Sam Okudzeto & Associates
Hong Kong Holman Fenwick Willan
Hungary Nagy és Trócsányi Ügyvédi Iroda
India Parekh & Co
Indonesia Hadiputranto Hadinoto & Partners
Italy DLA Piper Italy
Jamaica Henlin Gibson Henlin
Japan Atsumi & Sakai, Tokyo
Kenya Njeri Kariuki Advocate
Malaysia Shearn Delamore & Co
Mexico Hogan Lovells BSTL
The Netherlands Margetson Van 't Zelfde & Co.
Philippines Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia
Romania Popovici Niţu Stoica & Asociaţii
Russian Federation Lidings Law Firm
Saudi Arabia DLA Piper (Middle East) LLP
Sierra Leone BMT LAW
Singapore Allen & Gledhill LLP
South Africa Knowles Husain Lindsay Inc
South Korea Yulchon LLC
Switzerland Lenz & Staehelin
Turkey Gun + Partners
Ukraine Ilyashev & Partners
United Arab Emirates Afridi & Angell
UK (England and Wales) Akin Gump LLP
United States Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP
Member Job title and Organisation
Audley Sheppard Partner, Clifford Chance LLP
José Astigarraga Founding Partner, Astigarraga Davis
Peter Godwin Managing Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills
John Townsend Partner, Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
Wolf von Kumberg European Legal Director and Assistant General Counsel, Northrop Grummann
Brooks Daly Secretary-General, Permanent Court of Arbitration
Philip W. Engle, FCIArb Vice President and General Counsel, Prenova


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Feature table

Enforceability of arbitral awards

Featured article

Hong Kong courts: pro-arbitration in principle and in practice

Foreword by

Lord Phillips

Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers

Former President of the Supreme Court of England and Wales



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