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Constantine Partasides

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

London, GBR

Constantine Partasides

After ten years practising international arbitration at Freshfields' Paris office, Constantine has returned to head the Freshfields international arbitration group in London. He has acted as counsel and arbitrator in over 50 ad hoc and institutional arbitrations, including under the rules of UNCITRAL, the ICC, LCIA, AAA and ICSID. He is a solicitor-advocate (Higher Courts Civil).

Constantine has appeared as counsel on some of the largest commercial arbitrations of the last decade, relating to the energy, telecommunications and satellite sectors.  Constantine has also advised and represented a variety of investors and states in relation to disputes under relevant bilateral and multilateral investment treaties, and was recently counsel of record in high profile ICSID successes for the Republic of Kenya in World Duty Free v. Republic of Kenya, and for the Republic of Lithuania in Parkerings v. Republic of Lithuania.

Constantine is a co-author of the fourth and fifth editions of the leading textbook on international arbitration Redfern and Hunter on International Arbitration, and the news editor of the leading journal International Arbitration Law Review. He is also a former co-chairman of the LCIA's Young International Arbitration Group, and is a Council Member of the LCIA's European Users' Council.

Constantine was educated at King's College, London and Cambridge University.


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