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 high-value international arbitrations in both the commercial and investor/state arenas. His recent experience includes complex cross-border disputes in a variety of sectors, including energy, financial services, defence and telecommunications.
Mr. Lightfoot has appeared as advocate both in the English High Court and in many international arbitrations.
An English-qualified solicitor advocate, Mr. Lightfoot is listed in the Who's Who Legal: Arbitration 2018 guide featuring the foremost arbitration practitioners aged 45 and under. He was identified as a “rising star” by The Legal 500 UK in 2011 and has received its recommendation each year since. In that time, descriptions of Mr. Lightfoot include that he is “pleasant and brilliant,” “calm under pressure,” that he "cuts to the chase" and displays “impressive advocacy skills.”
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