Investment Disputes and Arbitration

I have acted as advisor and counsel in several disputes concerning the protection of international investments representing both investors and host States under different applicable laws and treaties, and before different fora and institutions. I also advise investors and States in investment disputes and on investment projects.

Representing investors in the hotel industry in arbitration proceedings against a West African State on the basis of an investment law.

Hotel Investors

Counsel for a European State in annulment proceedings before an ICSID ad hoc Committee seeking the annulment of an award rendered under a intra-EU bilateral investment treaty. 

European State

Counsel for several European investors in the Spanish photovoltaic sector in ICSID arbitration proceedings concerning the breach by the State of the Energy Charter Treaty.

Photovolatic Investors

Representing investors in the Kyrgyz rare earth mining industry in UNCITRAL arbitration proceedings under the Kyrgyz Investment Law and related set-aside proceedings in English courts.

Mining Investors

Representing a Greek investor in ICSID annulment proceedings seeking the annulment of an award rendered in a case concerning investments in port facilities in Albania.

Investor

Counsel and advocate for a Central Asian State in UNCITRAL arbitration proceedings brought by a British investor concerning the alleged expropriation of licences for the exploitation of a gold deposit.

Central Asian State

Advisor for the government of an Asian State in arbitration proceedings instituted by a European investor before an ICSID tribunal under a bilateral investment treaty and concerning an investment in an infrastructure project.

Asian State

Advising a French petroleum company in relation to potential claims against several north African States arising out of difficulties and restrictions on the transfer of investment proceeds.

Investor

Advising Israeli investors in the renewable energy sector on potential claims against an Eastern European State in respect of measures and restrictions imposed in the renewable energy sector and green certificates. 

Investor

Providing assistance and advice to counsel of a Latin-American State in respect of jurisdictional issues raised in ICSID arbitration proceedings instituted by a European investor in the telecommunication sector.

Latin American State

Providing advice to counsel of an Eastern European State in respect of arbitration proceedings under the UNCITRAL Rules brought by investors in the extractive industry under the Energy Charter Treaty.

Eastern European State

Providing assistance and advice to counsel and expert of an East-Asian State in respect of ICSID Annulment proceedings in a case brought by a European investor in the transport and service sector.

Asian State

Daniel did an excellent job. He invested his time and energy in our case in order to make sure that any submission and document filled by us is clear and addresses the best arguments we can make. He was very thorough and examined any aspect of our case in order to make sure that we will be ready to any major counter-argument that could be raised by the opponents. 

Client in an investment dispute