Aceris Law’s Syria 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 Syria, i.e., where Syrian law applies, a contract is executed in Syria, the dispute is brought by or against a party in Syria, or the Syrian State or a Syrian 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 Syria and neighbouring States.
Our Syria Arbitration Lawyers Desk maintains ties to the best domestic Syrian 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 Syria.
We have the possibility of meeting clients in Damascus, although our home office is in Geneva, Switzerland, and we are always accessible to clients, regardless of their location, by videoconference. Our Syria Arbitration Lawyers Desk also has access to Syrian jurisprudence and doctrine, while speaking English and Arabic.
We have significant prior experience with arbitrations involving Syria and the Middle East. We have provided legal advice to a Syrian client in relation to an ICC dispute concerning the termination of a contract due to the war in Syria. We have also provided legal advice to a Canadian grain supplier in a dispute against Middle East State entity, acted as co-counsel in an ICC arbitration regarding the construction of a major airport in the Middle East, acted as counsel for a Middle Eastern Claimant in a SIAC arbitration against an internet company, served as counsel in an ICC arbitration under French law regarding an agency contract with a Middle-Eastern client and served as counsel in numerous ICC and LCIA constructions arbitrations involving construction projects in the Middle East. We have also provided legal counsel to various clients considering investment arbitration in the Middle East.
By having a dedicated team of arbitration lawyers for arbitrations concerning Syria, Aceris Law ensures that arbitrations involving Syria are handled efficiently, making the best use of our arbitration lawyers’ know-how as well as linguistic and cultural skills, which are important for the successful outcome of an international arbitration.
To learn more about Aceris’ Syria Arbitration Lawyers Desk, please do not hesitate to contact us.