Hugh is Director of Practice and a senior associate at Three Crowns.  He specializes in international commercial and investment arbitration, and has represented clients under most major arbitral rules systems.  His recent experience includes acting for ConocoPhillips in multiple ICSID and ICC arbitrations arising in part from the expropriation of the company’s hydrocarbon assets in Venezuela.

Prior to joining Three Crowns, Hugh practiced international arbitration in the Washington, D.C. office of a large international law firm, where he represented multinational corporations and sovereign States.

Hugh is an adjunct professor at Georgetown Law School and co-directs the International Arbitration Workshop at Harvard Law School.  He is recommended in Legal 500 (United States), and has been recognized as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers in 2016-2018.  He is a member of the CPR Cybersecurity Task Force.