Aceris Law’s Guinea 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 Guinea, i.e., where Guinean law applies, a contract is executed in Guinea, the dispute is brought by or against a party in Guinea, or the Guinean State or a Guinean 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 Guinea and neighbouring States.
Our Guinea Arbitration Lawyers Desk maintains ties to the best domestic Guinean 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 Guinea. We can meet clients directly in Conakry and are always available to clients, regardless of their location, through videoconference.
Our Guinea Arbitration Lawyers Desk has access to Guinean jurisprudence and doctrine, while speaking French and English, which are languages commonly used in disputes concerning Guinea. 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. He worked in West Africa for a number of years prior to studying law in North America and Europe. Dr. Marie-Camille Pitton is an internationally educated French arbitration special counsel at Aceris Law, registered as an attorney in New York and registered at the Versailles Bar with over a decade of experience in international arbitration.
We have significant prior experience with arbitrations involving West Africa. For example, Aceris Law’s Guinea Arbitration Lawyers Desk co-represented a Claimant in an ICC arbitration concerning a gas processing agreement under Nigerian law. Aceris Law also represented an Austrian construction company in an ICC emergency arbitrator proceedings and arbitration against a West African contractor. Our lawyers served as a counsel for West African company in an ad hoc arbitration under OHADA law and provided counsel in settlement negotiations for a West African client against French company.
By having a dedicated team for arbitrations concerning Guinea, Aceris Law ensures that the arbitrations involving Guinea are handled efficiently, making the best use of our arbitration lawyers’ know-how as well as linguistic and cultural skills, which are important for a successful outcome of an international arbitration.
To learn more about Aceris’ Guinea Arbitration Lawyers Desk, please do not hesitate to contact us.