Reed Smith’s international arbitration practice spans the globe. With offices in the world’s leading arbitral seats, including London, Paris, New York, Singapore, Hong Kong, Dubai, Miami, and Houston, we are strongly positioned to represent clients in international business disputes.

We are ranked #13 in the elite GAR 30 2023, Global Arbitration Review’s list of the world’s top 30 leading international arbitration practices.

Our clients, whether privately or publicly owned, benefit from the invaluable insights, in-depth knowledge, award-winning talent and cross-border collaboration of our global team of international arbitration lawyers, many embedded in our core industry practice areas.

We act as trusted advisers, advocates and arbitrators across a broad spectrum of complex and often multi-million/billion-dollar commercial, investor-state, and sector-specific arbitrations. Our dynamic and forward-looking practice has a strong track record of achieving results based on our clients’ needs, their commercial objectives and the characteristics of the dispute.

  • “The ‘committed and specialised’ Reed Smith LLP international arbitration practice ‘epitomises excellence’.” The Legal 500 Latin America 2023
  • “Reed Smith's distinguished dispute resolution team has deep experience in commercial arbitrations.” Chambers USA 2023
  • “Reed Smith is particularly noted for its expertise in construction, energy and transportation arbitration cases… It is a wonderful team." Chambers Europe – France 2023
  • “Reed Smith has an excellent team of lawyers who have a wealth of experience of international arbitration.” The Legal 500 EMEA – UAE 2023
  • “Brilliant individual practitioners and teams that work very well together – highly recommended.” The Legal 500 UK 2022
  • “A formidable opponent in commercial disputes.” The Legal 500 APAC 2023

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