"Hussein is one of the best public international law experts I have worked with"
"A true leader and excellent advocate"
"An amazing lawyer"
Hussein Haeri is a partner and co-head of the international arbitration group at Withers LLP and leads the firm's public international law practice.
He specialises in investment treaty and commercial arbitration, and public international law. He has acted as counsel and advocate in international arbitrations under the rules of ICSID, UNCITRAL, LCIA, ICC, SCC and SIAC, as well as ad hoc arbitrations, and is a solicitor-advocate of the Senior Courts of England and Wales. His clients include governments and multinational corporations as well as other international investors. His main areas of practice include international investment projects and disputes involving states, natural resources (including oil and gas, mining and metals), infrastructure and joint ventures.
Hussein Haeri has served as counsel in state-state proceedings before the International Court of Justice and in national courts, including the courts of England and Wales, on public international law matters. He practised in New York and Paris before returning to London.
He is a Visiting Lecturer on International Investment Law at SOAS, University of London and a Member of the Faculty at the University of Rome, Roma Tre University, Certificate in International Commercial and Investment Arbitration.
In addition to his work as counsel, he sits as an arbitrator. He has published numerous articles and is a frequent speaker on the law and practice of international arbitration and international law.