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News July 12, 2023

Jennifer Younan Appointed as Councillor of The LCIA European Users’ Council

International Arbitration partner Jennifer Younan has been appointed as Councillor of the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) European Users’ Council.

Jennifer’s term officially began on 1 June 2023 and is for a duration of three years. She has over 20 years of experience advising and representing companies, state-owned entities and states in commercial and investment treaty arbitrations. Jennifer has notably participated in several of the largest international disputes submitted to arbitration, securing historic victories for the Firm’s clients. Jennifer is recognized as a Global Market Leader by Chambers & Partners, a Leading Lawyer in The Legal 500 and a Global Leader and Thought Leader (France) in Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration.

Alex Bevan, Global Head of the firm's International Arbitration group commented, "Our International Arbitration team is consistently recognised by clients for our knowledge, our experience and above all, our ability to achieve resounding results. Jennifer's appointment to the LCIA European Users' Council recognises these qualities and the invaluable contribution that she will make to the Council."

Shearman & Sterling's International Arbitration group is a worldwide full-service integrated platform that includes multi-lingual lawyers in Abu Dhabi, Beijing, Dubai, Hong Kong, London, New York, Paris, Singapore and Washington, D.C.

The group provides advice and advocacy to companies, States and State entities in complex and high value commercial and investment treaty arbitrations worldwide conducted under all major international arbitration rules. It is known for its success in handling complex, high value disputes for our clients’ most critical matters across a wide range of sectors.

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