Charlie Lightfoot is the managing partner of the London office and co-chair of the firm's International Arbitration Practice. He has extensive experience handling notable international arbitrations in both the commercial and investor/state arenas concerning claims running to many hundreds of millions of dollars.
Mr. Lightfoot has appeared as advocate both in the English High Court and in many arbitral proceedings. His recent experience includes advising on international disputes in a variety of sectors, including energy, defence, infrastructure and telecommunications. He is also a frequent speaker and author concerning matters of international arbitration and both private and public international law.
Mr. Lightfoot is listed in the annual Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration guide featuring the foremost arbitration practitioners aged 45 and under, which notes that he is "a well-known and effective advocate" endorsed for his "brilliant strategic mind and masterful advocacy". He is also recommended in The Legal 500 UK, with clients noting that he “cuts to the chase”, “listens to clients’ needs” and displays “impressive advocacy skills”.
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