International Arbitration

In today’s globalised economy, international arbitration has become one of the most effective tools to resolve international business disputes. Rely on our multidisciplinary team to offer you tailor-made advice and guide you through the entire international arbitration process.

Tailor-made advice

Our wide range of legal expertise allows us to put together a team that is highly tailored to the needs of your business dispute, taking into account local and international laws, language prerequisites, and any required industry-specific expertise. You can be assured that, throughout the entire arbitration process, we will always keep your business interests in mind.

International focus

We are specialised in the resolution of disputes under the laws of our four home markets: the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and Switzerland. To offer our international clients the best possible advice, we can also rely on our extensive global network through our offices in London, New York, Paris, Hong-Kong, Singapore and Tokyo, our dedicated region teams, and our network of top-tier local advisers.

Our international arbitration lawyers routinely act in (commercial or investment-treaty) international arbitration proceedings, either ad hoc or under the auspices of all major arbitral institutions (ICC, ICSID, LCIA, SIAC, NAI, Swiss Chambers, Cepani, etc.).

Our track record

Many of our clients are internationally active companies, states or sovereign entities, or private or public investors with substantial and growing cross-border activity. They rely on us for all types of arbitration-related proceedings (injunctive relief, setting aside, enforcement) brought before the State courts of our four home jurisdictions (the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg and Switzerland). Our team has acted in many high-profile international arbitration cases, setting aside proceedings, and enforcement proceedings, and is praised by both peers and clients.

News - 12 March 2020 - Global

Loyens & Loeff affirms its leading position with the Chambers & Partners Europe Legal ranking 2020

Legal guide Chambers & Partners Europe has published its rankings for 2020. Loyens & Loeff continues its top ranking as leading business law firm.
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What others say about us

Legal 500

"Highly responsive, excellent knowledge of the industry." (2020)

Chambers & Partners

Strengths The team's practical style is highlighted by clients, one describing it as "very flexible and pragmatic." (2021)

Another client recommends the firm for its capability in multi-jurisdictional cases, reporting that the firm's lawyers are "familiar with cross-border litigation." (2021)

One client says: “The team is amazingly attentive, very thorough and creative.” (2019)

Sources also praise the team’s collaborative approach as well as their “strategic, out-of-the-box thinking.” (2019)

Clients note that they “feel very supported” by the firm, adding that the firm’s “dedication never drops.” (2019)

One client lauds the “real commercial understanding” that the team offers. (2019)