We are delighted to share with you the latest issue of the publication from the Herbert Smith Freehills Global Arbitration Practice. We once again take a regional focus, turning to our practitioners in Europe for their latest insights.

The full digital edition can be downloaded in PDF via the link below.


In addition to sharing knowledge and insight about the markets and industries in which our clients operate, the publication offers personal perspectives of our international arbitration partners from across the globe.

In this issue:

•A spotlight article with our Global Head of Arbitration, Paula Hodges QC, in her capacity as the new President of the LCIA. Paula covers her thoughts on the future development of the LCIA and the imminent update to the LCIA Rules, as well as how Paula’s role at the LCIA has enriched the advice she can offer clients and how we can improve diversity in arbitration

Nicholas Peacock, Vanessa Naish and Charlie Morgan taking a look at cybersecurity and data privacy issues in arbitration

Emily Fox, Peter Archer and Tiphaine Leverrier looking at the reasons behind Paris’ popularity as a seat for arbitration and why Paris is well-placed to participate in the increasing volume of Africa-related arbitration

•Partners from across our European offices joining together to take a look at key arbitration developments and sharing their predictions for what lies ahead for the region.

•An interview with Eduardo Soler-Tappa and our latest partner recruit in Madrid, David Arias, who reflect on the success of our Madrid office over the past 10 years.

•The role of arbitration in employment-related disputes being discussed by Peter Frost, Barbara Roth, Hannah Ambrose and guest author Paul Goulding QC of Blackstone Chambers

Pietro Pouché and Natalie Yarrow considering the potential growth of arbitration in Italy

•Our regular “Watch this space” piece highlighting some key developments in global arbitration

Previous issues can be viewed on our website by clicking on this link.

To obtain hard copies, please contact Arbitration.Info@hsf.com

We hope that you enjoy reading issue #8 of Inside Arbitration and would welcome your feedback.