"Team of stellar individuals with expertise in the fields of energy and natural resources, as well as construction and IP disputes."
―Chambers Global, 2016
We have extensive experience across the energy sector, including oil & gas matters (upstream and downstream), nuclear power, hydroelectric power, and renewable energy, in which we have acted for multinational corporations, Sovereign States and State-owned companies. We often appear in disputes concerning, inter alia, issues of consortium and joint-venture relations, contract cancellations and terminations, construction of power plants, price review, tax treatment and stabilization. We are also recognized as a market leader on the Energy Charter Treaty (see our investment arbitration experience). Current and recent cases handled by Shearman & Sterling’s international arbitration group include the representation of: