Arbitration Lawyer

Arbitration Experience

With over a decade of experience, Tomas Vail is recognised as a leading arbitration lawyer. He is also a leading counsel in investor-state arbitration, with listings in Legal 500 UK and Who’s Who Legal.

Tomas acts for both states and investors in investment treaty arbitrations. In particular, this includes claims under the ICSID and UNCITRAL rules, bilateral investment treaties (BITs) and public international law.

Tomas also acts in commercial arbitrations under the LCIA, ICC, SCC and UNCITRAL rules. He has particular experience of the natural resources and financial services industries. He has further experience of the telecommunications, construction, infrastructure, commodities and manufacturing sectors.

A further part of our offering is pre-disputes strategy and related transactions advice. This includes advising on corporate restructuring, BIT planning and settlement agreements. We also draft arbitration clauses, governing law clauses and expert determination agreements.

An illustrative list of our experience is set out below:

Commercial Arbitration

Investor-State Disputes