Three Crowns maintained a leading position for Dispute Resolution: International Arbitration in The Legal 500 – France 2020 rankings. Georgios Petrochilos, Todd Wetmore, Kathryn Khamsi, Simon Elliot, and Alexandra van der Meulen are recognized individually. In addition, the firm received a top ranking in Public International Law.
“High profile” practices in International Arbitration and Public International Law
In once again naming Three Crowns a leader in International Arbitration, The Legal 500 underscored the firm’s “sizeable volume of high-profile arbitration work” across a variety of sectors, including energy, oil and gas, construction, technology, maritime, and infrastructure.
Three Crowns’ “extensive caseload is particularly diverse” and “spans a wide geographic footprint,” with expertise in commercial, investor-State, post-M&A, and taxation disputes. As one client noted, the firm has a “very integrated and efficient team with a unique ability to deep-dive into highly complex technical issues and turn them into a compelling and elegantly drafted story.”
Additionally, Three Crowns is recognized with a top ranking in Public International Law. The firm is often “retained to act in major inter-state disputes including arguing cases before the International Court of Justice.”
“Three Crowns’ top ranking for Public International Law is recognition for a strong team, combining depth of knowledge, procedural savvy, sophisticated advocacy, and understanding of political and economic realities,” notes founding partner Petrochilos. “We have a wealth of experience across our offices, and an outstanding track-record.”
Five lawyers individually recognized in the rankings
Petrochilos is once again recognized as a “Leading Individual” in International Arbitration. He is also one of only two “Leading Individuals” in Public International Law. Petrochilos has a broad practice covering inter-state, investment, and commercial disputes. He has published extensively on international law and international arbitration.
Wetmore is also a repeat “Leading Individual” in International Arbitration. One client noted to The Legal 500, “He is a fine strategist and his advocacy skills are very impressive.” Wetmore has handled some of the most challenging and complex commercial cases, appearing as counsel or arbitrator in over 50 major international arbitrations.
Khamsi is distinguished as a “Next Generation Partner” in International Arbitration for the second straight year. Representing corporate clients and States, she is particularly sought after in high value disputes that raise complex issues of fact and law.
Elliot is featured in the rankings again in 2020. His practice has a particular focus on disputes arising out of large infrastructure and major projects. One client noted, “He is a very elegant draftsman and has a very impressive ability to handle highly complex technical issues.”
Alexandra van der Meulen
van der Meulen is recognized for the first time this year. She specializes in international commercial and investment arbitration, as well as public international law.
About Three Crowns
Three Crowns is a firm committed to excellence in international arbitration and international law. Founded in 2014 by practice leaders with decades of experience across many different international firms, it is widely regarded as an industry leader. Its clients—including Fortune 10 companies and sovereign states—entrust the firm with their most important arbitrations.« Back