International Arbitration

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When it comes to an international dispute, your business may wish to pursue private arbitration as opposed to traditional courtroom litigation.

With hundreds of experienced litigators around the world, Gowling WLG has the knowledge and experience to efficiently resolve your international dispute - so that you can stay focused on achieving your commercial objectives.

We've represented clients in a wide range of institutional arbitrations under the ICC, UNCITRAL, LCIA, ICSID, SIAC, CIETAC and AAA rules, as well as pursuant to many ad hoc arbitrations. In doing so, we've earned the utmost respect of the international business and legal communities.

At Gowling WLG, we offer you a clear path to success through any dispute.

Keeping you out of the public eye

Some disputes are best resolved behind closed doors. Our experienced roster of litigators can resolve your dispute discreetly and effectively through arbitration, negotiation, mediation or other forms of alternative dispute resolution (ADR).

Control is key

Arbitration is a flexible process. Our ability to control this process removes much of the uncertainty for you, and takes the guesswork out of identifying who the adjudicator will be and what rules will be applied. With our in-depth understanding of arbitration procedures, we'll work closely with you to craft a dispute resolution framework that's tailored to your needs.

Innovation and collaboration

Every dispute is different, which is why we'll collaborate with you to ensure that your voice is heard - and that your interests are always pursued. We'll establish strong lines of communication with you before a dispute occurs to ensure that, should a dispute arise, you're in the best position possible.

In working with us, you'll also appreciate our innovative approach to legal project management, which offers transparency into the costs and progress of your arbitrated dispute.

Broad expertise whenever and wherever you need it

We represent a global clientele in a diverse range of sectors. Regardless of the type of dispute, we'll provide you with a consistent level of service that matches the unique needs of your business. We've resolved complex international and domestic arbitrations in the following areas:

  • Aviation
  • Banking and finance
  • Construction and engineering
  • Energy
  • Information technology
  • Intellectual property
  • Investor state disputes
  • Oil and gas
  • Mining and environment

A truly international presence

With over 1,400 lawyers across Canada, the U.K., Continental Europe, Asia and the Middle East, Gowling WLG has the resources and expertise to provide you with trusted litigation advice - wherever and whenever you need it.

Learn more

For more information on how we can help you, please contact any member of our team.