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Daniel Jacobs


Daniel Jacobs


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Daniel Jacobs is a dispute resolution lawyer and Solicitor-Advocate based in London. He focuses on international arbitration and has experience of commercial and investment disputes under the LCIA, ICC, ICSID and UNCITRAL rules.

He represents clients in complex and high-value disputes across a broad range of industries and spent six months on secondment to a global investment bank. He appears as an advocate in international tribunals and has rights of audience in the civil high courts of England and Wales.

He also advises on the drafting and interpretation of dispute resolution clauses and issues of enforcement, jurisdiction and English law.

Daniel graduated with an LLB in Law from King's College London and joined the firm in 2014.

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  • Representative experience
    • Acting for an Indian manufacturer in a dispute with a Belgian engineering company concerning alleged patent infringement. (ICC, Indian law, London seat)
    • Acting for an international rice producer in a dispute with an American multinational corporation, in three arbitrations concerning supply, license and non-compete agreements. (LCIA, Indian law, London seat)
    • Acting for a Russian chemical producer in a dispute with a Swiss purchaser concerning a gas supply agreement. (LCIA, English law, London seat)
    • Acting for an Indian manufacturer in a dispute with a Polish engineering company concerning a joint venture for the manufacturing of hydraulic oil systems. (UNCITRAL, Indian law, New Delhi seat)
    • Acting for an Indian technology company in a dispute with a Singaporean technology company concerning iris scanning technology. (LCIA, English law, London seat)
    • Acting for an international mining group in relation to bilateral investment treaty claims against an East African state concerning alleged interference with and the indirect expropriation of significant mining assets. (ICSID)
    • Acting for one of India's largest multinational conglomerates in a dispute with a subcontractor relating to a gas plant in the Middle East. (ICC, English law, London seat)
    • Acting as secretary to the tribunal in a dispute between a Middle Eastern manufacturer and a UK distributor concerning wholesale sportswear. (LCIA, English law, London seat)
  • Admissions
    • Solicitor, qualified in England & Wales
    • Solicitor-Advocate (Higher Courts Civil Proceedings)
  • Publications
    • "Trends in investor-state dispute settlement", International Arbitration Report, June 2017
    • "Maintenance and champerty", International Arbitration Report, September 2016
    • "India releases a new Model BIT", International Arbitration Law Review, February 2016
    • "India: The new arbitration act analysed", Global Arbitration Review, January 2016
  • Languages
    • Hebrew
    • English
  • Publications

    Maintenance and champerty

    Historic rules prohibiting third parties from funding arbitration are being phased out in a number of jurisdictions, creating opportunities both for third-party funders and parties involved in arbitrations..

    September 26, 2016

    India releases a new Model BIT

    In December 2015, the Indian Ministry of Finance released an updated and approved version of the Indian Model Bilateral Investment Treaty (Indian Model BIT). The Min.

    February 09, 2016