Hussein Haeri

Hussein Haeri
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Who's Who Legal Arbitration: Future Leaders - Partners

Hussein Haeri is a partner and co-head of the international arbitration group at Withers LLP.

He specialises in investment treaty and commercial arbitration, and public international law. He has acted as counsel in international arbitrations under the rules of ICSID, UNCITRAL, LCIA, ICC, SCC and SIAC, as well as ad hoc arbitrations. 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, technology 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, where he is a solicitor advocate of the Senior Courts of England and Wales.

He has taught international arbitration and international law at universities around the world, including King's College London, University College London (UCL), Sciences Po, the University of Versailles and Roma Tre University.

Hussein Haeri has published numerous articles and is a frequent speaker on the law and practice of international arbitration. He is a member of the ICC task force on trusts and arbitration and an arbitrator panellist of the Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC). He was consulting editor of the BCDR International Arbitration Review special edition on investment arbitration in the Middle East.

He speaks English, French and Arabic.

WWL says: Hussein Haeri is “an amazing lawyer and thorough professional” according to respondents, one of whom notes, “He is one of the most brilliant international public law specialists out there."

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