Last update: 29/02/2016
ArbitralWomen is grateful for the invaluable support and contributions from sponsors towards our activities. Without their support, it would not have been possible to organise a number of events and undertake some of our more ambitious projects.
In particular, ArbitralWomen would like to convey our gratitude to the sponsors who made the building of this new website possible: Allen & Overy, Andrews Kurth, Brick Court Chambers, Clifford Chance, Debevoise & Plimpton, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Hogan Lovells, King & Spalding, Norton Rose Fulbright, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom, White & Case, Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr, and Thomas Wälde Memorial Gift granted by his widow Charlotte Wälde.
Allen & Overy
Allen & Overy is a multinational law firm headquartered in London. A member of the UK's Magic Circle of leading law firms, Allen & Overy is widely considered to be one of the world's elite law firms, with one of the world’s leading International Arbitration practices and a long track record of achieving successful outcomes for clients in high-value, complex disputes.
Andrews Kurth is a Houston, Texas based international law firm established in 1902. With 10 offices worldwide, Andrews Kurth represents a wide array of clients in multiple industries.
Brick Court Chambers
Brick Court Chambers includes many well-known arbitrators including Lords Phillips, Hoffman and Hope, Hilary Heilbron QC, Jonathan Hirst QC and Klaus Reichert SC as well as experienced practitioners of arbitration in all fields of international and commercial law both as counsel in arbitration and in court related arbitral hearings.
Clifford Chance LLP is a multinational law firm headquartered in London, United Kingdom, and a member of the "Magic Circle" of leading British law firms.
Debevoise & Plimpton
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP is a premier law firm with market-leading practices, a global perspective and strong New York roots. We deliver effective solutions to our clients’ most important legal challenges, applying clear commercial judgment and a distinctively collaborative approach.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer helps its clients navigate the world’s most complex business issues, which often involve sensitive, high-value arbitrations. We have the largest dedicated international arbitration practice in the world, consistently recognised as the best by the Global Arbitration Review, with eight out of nine years as number one. Our arbitration group offers clients a comprehensive range of services in commercial and treaty arbitration, litigation-supporting arbitration and alternative dispute resolution. Our clients look to us not only for our expertise in arbitration but also for our industry-specific knowledge, geographical reach, cultural awareness and linguistic skills, public international law experience and commitment to the highest standards of service.
Hogan Lovells is a multinational law firm co-headquartered in London and Washington, D.C.. It was formed on May 1, 2010 by the merger of Washington-based Hogan & Hartson and London-based Lovells.
King & Spalding
King & Spalding LLP is an American law firm with 129 years of service. It was founded in Atlanta, Georgia in 1885 by Alexander C. King and Jack Spalding.
Norton Rose Fulbright
Norton Rose Fulbright is a global law firm. We provide the world’s pre-eminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. We have more than 3800 lawyers and other legal staff based in more than 50 cities across Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia. Recognized for our industry focus, we are strong across all the key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and life sciences and healthcare. Our international arbitration group is ranked by Global Arbitration Review as one of the top ten arbitration teams in the world.
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom
Skadden is one of the world’s leading law firms, serving clients in every major financial centre with over 1,700 lawyers in 23 locations. We handle the most demanding international disputes, especially those involving great legal or technical complexity, large sums in controversy, and those involving high levels of commercial or political risk. Skadden is known in the market for its ability to win the most complex cases on behalf of its clients, either through court proceedings or arbitrations.
White & Case
White & Case is a global law firm with longstanding offices in the markets that matter today. Our on-the-ground experience, cross-border integration and depth of local, US and English qualified lawyers help our clients work with confidence in any market. The diversity of our employees is vital to our ability effectively to represent our clients across the world. Through our Global Women's Initiative, and consistent with ArbitralWomen's mission, we seek to retain, attract and promote high-performing women lawyers and to enhance opportunities for women lawyers through a combination of mentoring, relationship building, networking and sharing of best practices.
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP offers one of the world’s premier international arbitration and dispute resolution practices. The multinational team - consisting of over 70 lawyers, trained and qualified in a wide range of common and civil law jurisdictions - has extensive experience with arbitration administered by all of the major international arbitration institutions, including the ICC, LCIA, ICSID, UNCITRAL, AAA/ICDR, SIAC, HKIAC, SCC and others, as well as more specialised forms of institutional arbitration and ad hoc arbitrations. In addition to representing clients as counsel, many of the firm’s international arbitration lawyers regularly sit as arbitrators.
Thomas Wälde Memorial Gift granted by his widow Charlotte Wälde
Thomas Wälde would have been delighted to know that ArbitralWomen goes from strength to strength, and Charlotte will continue to support ArbitralWomen as Thomas would have done had he seen their many successes.