International Commercial Arbitration

Weil has been handling international commercial arbitrations for over four decades, and few firms can compete with the diversity of our practice or our track record. Our success is based on our ability to combine unparalleled knowledge of the law of international arbitration process with deep knowledge of the substantive law, industry, and region at issue.

We have successfully handled cases under every major arbitral regime, across multiple industries, and involving the substantive laws of countless jurisdictions. We have also handled cases in multiple languages, arising from virtually every corner of the globe, and every type of contract and commercial arrangement.

Often working with lawyers in Weil’s other practices, we have successfully handled cases involving the following sectors (among others):

  • Energy, including: Oil and Gas (Upstream, Midstream, and Downstream), Clean Energy/Renewables, Electric Power Generation, Electric Transmission
  • Mining and Metals
  • Finance
  • Construction and Engineering
  • Infrastructure
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Intellectual Property
  • Media and the Internet
  • Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology
  • Telecommunications
  • Transportation and Shipping
  • Aviation and Aerospace

Selected Representations

Recent International Commercial Matters

U.S. Media Company


International Hotel Management

Inter-Governmental International Organization

Spanish Construction Company

Global Manufacturing Conglomerate

Eastern European engineering company

Global Pharmaceutical Company

Consistently ranked Tier 1 for "International Arbitration – Commercial" in the U.S.

U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms" Rankings

Ranked among the top 20 law firms in the world for Dispute Resolution

Chambers Global 2013 – 2017

Commended for its “deep-rooted experience in investor-state disputes,” while also maintaining a “strong commercial arbitration practice” that is praised for its “seamless approach to matters,” and “excellent coordination between teams on an international level.”

Chambers USA

Named a "Leading" Firm for International Arbitration Nationwide

Chambers USA

The practice is noted for its “well-respected arbitration group fielding experience across a range of international disputes.”

Chambers USA