Stephan Adell is a partner in Squire Patton Boggs’ international dispute resolution practice, based in Paris and Santo Domingo, focusing on international arbitration. He has been involved in more than 60 international commercial and investment arbitrations under the major arbitration rules such as ICC, LCIA, ICDR, UNCITRAL and ICSID. He also acts as an arbitrator and is a member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, appointed by Bolivia.
Stephan’s arbitration practice centres on disputes in the oil and gas industry, construction, engineering and mining sectors, in particular in Latin America. He regularly focuses on the technical aspects and the quantification of damages in complex cases. Stephan has also acted as counsel in several landmark cases in investment arbitration.
Stephan is qualified in both Paris and the Dominican Republic and in his early career commented on and reviewed the draft Commercial Arbitration Law of the Dominican Republic, which came into force on 30 December 2008. He has also participated extensively in the redrafting and updating of the Arbitration Rules for the Santo Domingo Chamber of Commerce (in force July 2011).
A dual French/Bolivian national, Stephan is trilingual and conducts arbitrations in English, Spanish and French.
WWL says: Stephan Adell is "one of the most dynamic young lawyers I have worked with. I will watch his career with some interest."
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