Aceris Law’s Eritrea 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 Eritrea, i.e., where Eritrean law applies, a contract is executed in Eritrea, the dispute is brought by or against a party in Eritrea, or the Eritrean State or an Eritrean 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.
We can meet clients directly in Asmara, although our home office is in Geneva, Switzerland, and we are always accessible to clients, regardless of their location, by videoconference. Our Eritrea Arbitration Lawyers Desk has access to Eritrean jurisprudence and doctrine.
Our Eritrea Arbitration Lawyers Desk maintains ties to the best domestic Eritrean 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 Eritrea. William Kirtley, the founder of Aceris Law is American and French national, admitted at the New York Bar and Washington Bar and a former member of Paris Bar, with fifteen years of experience in the field of international arbitration. He lived and work in sub-Saharan Africa for a number of years prior to studying law in North America and Europe.
We have been involved in commercial and investment arbitrations concerning many neighbouring States. For example, our Eritrea Arbitration Lawyers Desk has served as counsel for a client in a construction ICC arbitration against a company from a neighbouring State, have served as counsel for an African company in an ad hoc arbitration against a major company from Europe, have served as counsel for an African region in an international public law dispute, have participated in an arbitration against an African State regarding the modernization of its customs agency, have served as counsel in an investment arbitration dispute against an African country in the mining industry, have served as counsel in an investment arbitration dispute regarding the expropriation of land and have provided legal representation to an African client in a dispute with a mining company. We were also involved in a dispute regarding the telecommunications industry against a sub-Saharan African State.
By having a dedicated team for arbitrations concerning Eritrea, Aceris Law ensures that the arbitrations involving Eritrea are handled efficiently, making the best use of our arbitration lawyers’ know-how as well as linguistic and cultural skills.
To learn more about Aceris’ Eritrea Arbitration Lawyers Desk, please do not hesitate to contact us.