Public International Law

Our clients are multinational corporations, sovereign states and international organisations, engaged in cross-border trade, projects and business cooperation.

 

Public international law is of increasing relevance to our clients, both in contentious and non-contentious matters. Our leading public international law practitioners represent clients with the following:

 

Public international law (Advisory)

  • negotiating, drafting and acceding to treaties

  • negotiating and drafting inter-governmental and host government agreements concerning cross-border trade, investment and cooperation

  • cross-border project finance and infrastructure projects

  • structuring cross-border investments

  • international investment law protection for investments abroad

  • rights and obligations under international trade law agreements

  • rights and obligations under international intellectual property law agreements

  • rights and obligations under international environmental law agreements

  • rights and obligations and under international human rights law agreements

  • international anti-corruption laws

  • boundary disputes and rights to resources straddling borders

  • international sanctions

  • the immunity of sovereigns and state entities