Luke Sobota will be a faculty member on the “International Arbitration Disputes Arising out of COVID-19, Defenses and Damages” panel at Practising Law Institute’s International Arbitration 2021 conference. The discussion, which will explore contractual defenses, the frustration of purpose, economic hardship, and the impact on the assessment of damages, will take place on Tuesday 22 June at 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm ET (-5 BST).

For more information and to register, please click here.


Luke is a founding partner of Three Crowns and represents private and sovereign clients in some of their most significant commercial, investor-State, and inter-State arbitrations. His practice spans the technology, energy, and financial sectors and includes successfully prosecuting one of the largest ICC cases in history.

Luke is a Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School, and regularly writes and speaks about issues of international law and arbitration. His publications include the second edition of Judge Stephen M. Schwebel’s International Arbitration: Three Salient Principles (Cambridge 2020) and General Principles of Law and International Due Process (Oxford 2017).

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