Norton Rose Fulbright attains eight listings in third annual Future Leaders – Arbitration guide

Global Press release - Recognition December 18, 2018

Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright is delighted to announce that eight of its lawyers have been listed in the third annual "Future Leaders – Arbitration" guide, published by Who’s Who Legal.

The list is composed of partners and non-partners (associates, of counsel, and legal consultants) aged 45 or under who are considered the future leaders of the international arbitration community.

To compile the 2019 list, Who's Who Legal conducted a comprehensive independent survey using recommendations from both general counsel and private practice lawyers globally to determine those lawyers considered specialists in their practice area.

The eight Norton Rose Fulbright lawyers from across the firm’s global network are as follows, with additional commentary from Who’s Who Legal

  • Andrew Battisson, partner, Sydney (*also ranked as one of 10 "most highly regarded" category partners in the Asia-Pacific; described in the guide as possessing a “strong track record” and is “very good to work with” in an international arbitration context)
  • Sherina Petit, partner and Head of India practice, London (*also ranked a leading individual in England; described in the guide “a standout name” in the international arbitration space where she is well known for her “in-depth expertise” in the Indian market)
  • Paul Stothard, partner, Dubai
  • Irina Tymczyszyn, partner, London
  • Darius Chan, of counsel, Singapore (*also ranked as one of six "most highly regarded" non-partners in the Asia-Pacific; described in the guide as “a very bright, hardworking and articulate lawyer” who “always knows how to fight and keep calm when facing complex cases”; he is “is meticulous about every detail and demonstrates dedication throughout”)
  • Alison FitzGerald, of counsel, Ottawa
  • Janice Feigher, senior associate, Paris
  • Andrey Panov, senior associate, Moscow (*described in the guide as “one of the top next-generation arbitrators” and “one of the most prominent Russian practitioners”)

Norton Rose Fulbright’s global dispute resolution and litigation lawyers advise many of the world’s largest corporations and financial institutions on complex, high-value and sensitive multijurisdictional disputes.

With more than 50 offices across the globe, the firm has one of largest disputes legal practices in the world, with significant experience resolving domestic and cross-border mandates, international arbitrations and investigations and enforcement for clients across all major industry sectors.

In the sphere of international arbitration, Norton Rose Fulbright combines many decades of experience with a commercial approach to offer its clients the very best chance of determining their disputes promptly, efficiently and cost-effectively. Norton Rose Fulbright’s areas of work include

  • Representing clients in international commercial arbitrations, both in ad hoc proceedings and under all institutional rules.
  • Acting as arbitrators in international arbitrations.
  • Representing clients in investment treaty arbitration proceedings.
  • Advising clients on the scope of arbitration agreements and enforcement of arbitration awards across the globe.
  • Appearing as advocates in all kinds of applications and tribunal hearings.

For further information please contact:

Louise Nelson, Senior PR Manager
Tel: +44 20 7444 5086; Mob: +44 7909 684 893

Notes for editors:

Norton Rose Fulbright Norton Rose Fulbright is a global law firm providing the world’s preeminent corporations and financial institutions with a full business law service. The firm has more than 4,000 lawyers and other legal staff based in Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa and the Middle East.

Recognized for its industry focus, Norton Rose Fulbright is strong across all the key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy; infrastructure, mining and commodities; transport; technology and innovation; and life sciences and healthcare. Through its global risk advisory group, the firm leverages its industry experience with its knowledge of legal, regulatory, compliance and governance issues to provide clients with practical solutions to the legal and regulatory risks facing their businesses.

Norton Rose Fulbright operates in accordance with its global business principles of quality, unity and integrity, aiming to provide the highest possible standard of legal service in each of its offices and to maintain that level of quality at every point of contact.

Norton Rose Fulbright Verein, a Swiss verein, helps coordinate the activities of Norton Rose Fulbright members but does not itself provide legal services to clients. Norton Rose Fulbright has offices in more than 50 cities worldwide, including London, Houston, New York, Toronto, Mexico City, Hong Kong, Sydney and Johannesburg. For more information, see