Aceris Law’s Botswana Arbitration Lawyers Desk is a dedicated team of lawyers at Aceris Law, a specialised international arbitration law firm, which accompanies clients involved in arbitrations concerning Botswana, i.e., where Botswana law applies, a contract is executed in Botswana, the dispute is brought by or against a party in Botswana, or the Botswana State or a Botswana State entity is involved.
Aceris Law’s Harvard, Oxford and Sorbonne trained lawyers are admitted to bars of Western Europe, Eastern Europe and North America and have significant prior experience dealing with commercial, construction and investment treaty arbitrations under the ICC, ICSID, UNCITRAL, LCIA, SCC, SIAC, ICDR, VIAC and other arbitration rules, many of which have concerned Southern African Development Community States.
We maintain permanent access to offices in Gaborone to meet and work with clients, although our home office is in Geneva, Switzerland, and we are always accessible to clients, regardless of their location, by videoconference.
Our Botswana Arbitration Lawyers Desk maintains ties to the best domestic Botswana lawyers, who are involved depending on the specific needs of a given arbitration. This ensures that our clients obtain the best arbitration legal representation while also maintaining cost-effectiveness for arbitrations involving Botswana. Our Botswana Arbitration Lawyers Desk also has access to Botswana jurisprudence and doctrine.
We have significant prior experience with arbitrations involving the Southern African Development Community. For example, Aceris Law’s Botswana Arbitration Lawyers Desk represented a foreign investor in an investor-State arbitration against a SADC State, we have been involved in a public international law dispute involving a SADC State and we have served as counsel for an southern African party against a European helicopter manufacturer. We also have significant prior experience in arbitrations involving the mining industry.
By having a dedicated team for arbitrations concerning Botswana, Aceris Law ensures that the arbitrations involving Botswana are handled efficiently and cost-effectively, making the best use of our arbitration lawyers’ know-how as well as linguistic and cultural skills.
To learn more about Aceris’ Botswana Arbitration Lawyers Desk, please do not hesitate to contact us.