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We are pleased to announce that financial lines specialists Maurice Pesso and Greg Steinberg have joined as partners in the US. The duo join from White and Williams LLP where they were partner and counsel respectively. Maurice Pesso will be based in our New Jersey office and Greg Steinberg in New York.
We are very pleased to announce that we have created a new international arbitration and commercial litigation team in London, recognising our expanding contentious corporate and commercial practice.
We are pleased to announce that international arbitration specialist Celine Abi Habib Kanakri has joined our Dubai office as a partner. Joining from Baker McKenzie Habib Al Mulla, Celine’s practice is focused on complex UAE and international arbitration across a range of industry sectors.
Case review 2019-01-04
The English High Court has recently found in favour of a claimant insurer in granting an anti-suit injunction to restrain a non-EU defendant insured from breaching a contractually agreed arbitration clause.
Case review 2018-08-24
One reason for choosing to arbitrate, rather than litigate, is that it is perceived as a more cost effective route to achieving a ‘final and binding’ award. However, many arbitration rules and agreements specifically state that any award will be ‘final and binding’.