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News Mar 02, 2015

International Arbitration Practice Wins Multiple Global Arbitration Review Awards

Shearman & Sterling’s International Arbitration practice captured the spotlight for its market-leading work globally in 2014, earning multiple honors at last week’s Global Arbitration Review annual awards program in Washington, DC.

The firm received the following awards:

  • Large International Arbitration Practice: for the firm’s record-breaking $50 billion Arbitral Tribunal ruling in favor of the Yukos majority shareholders. Core team members included Emmanuel Gaillard, Yas Banifatemi, Jennifer Younan, Coralie Darrigade, Ilija Mitrev Penusliski, Emmanuel Jacomy, Elise Edson, Ketevan Betaneli and Benjamin Siino.
  • Most Important Published Decision for 2014: the Merits Award in Yukos
  • Best Lecture Speech of 2014: Emmanuel Gaillard, Freshfields Lecture 2014, “The Sociology of International Arbitration”

“We are honored to receive these prestigious awards from Global Arbitration Review,” said Gaillard, a Paris partner and the firm’s International Arbitration practice leader. “These awards are a tribute to our exceptional team of lawyers worldwide supporting our clients on their most challenging and critical arbitration matters.”

Shearman & Sterling is always highly visible at The Global Arbitration Review awards, which are annually selected by voting from GAR readers and the publication’s editorial staff.