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Lucia Bíziková

Lucia is an Associate at DLA Piper in London. She has previously worked in Paris and Brazil, and has completed a secondment at the Premier League. Lucia focuses on investment treaty and commercial arbitration. She is interested in ESG, energy, insurance and sports-related disputes, with a particular focus on the Latin American region. Lucia is also a PILAGG Fellow and the co-editor of two casebooks on private international law.

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Lucia Bíziková

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Svetlana Portman

Svetlana is an Associate at Debevoise & Plimpton in London. Her practice focuses on international arbitration and public international law. She represents private clients and states across multiple jurisdictions in investor-state and international commercial arbitrations governed by various substantive laws and conducted under the auspices of the major arbitral rules. She is familiar with disputes across a broad range of industries and sectors, with a particular focus on energy and natural resources disputes.  

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Svetlana Portman

Georg Stigelbauer

Georg is an Associate at Enyo Law in London. Georg focuses on complex disputes spanning commercial and investment treaty arbitrations, enforcement proceedings, and commercial litigation in the English courts. The disputes he acts on are often multijurisdictional and involve a variety of industry sectors. Georg is English-German-Russian tri-lingual and has experience advising clients in all three languages.

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Georg Stigelbauer

Robert Denison

Robert is an Associate at LALIVE in London. He specialises in international commercial and investment treaty arbitration, as well as issues of public international law. He has a particular focus on the energy and mining sectors, also with experience in other industry sectors, including construction, commodities, hospitality and the automotive industry. Robert has worked as counsel in arbitration proceedings under most of the major arbitral institutional rules and has acted as tribunal secretary.

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Robert Denison

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Zuhair Farouki

Zuhair is an Associate at Zaiwalla & Co in London. His practice consists of investment treaty, maritime and commercial arbitration. He advises clients in ICC, ICSID, LCIA, LMAA and SCMA arbitrations, whilst also guiding clients through civil litigation proceedings in England. Zuhair is interested in shipping, energy and construction-related disputes, with a particular focus on the Middle East and Africa.

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Zuhair Farouki