Bird & Bird is an international law firm with an in-depth knowledge of its clients’ industries. The firm has particular expertise in sectors that have traditionally been or are increasingly exposed to product liability risks, such as automotive, aviation or life sciences & medical devices. Bird & Bird’s product liability specialists understand the commercial and product liability issues for all parties along these industries’ supply chain and the ways to mitigate them contractually in advance or once personal injury or property damage have been caused. The team has extensive experience in handling product liability disputes and non-contentious matters, both domestically and across the border.
Charles River Associates (CRA) is a leading global consulting firm that offers economic, financial and strategic expertise to major law firms, corporations, accounting firms and governments around the world. With proven skills in complex cases and exceptional strength in analytics, the firm provides economic and financial analysis in litigation and regulatory proceedings and guides businesses through critical strategy and operational issues. Since 1965, clients have engaged CRA for its unique combination of functional expertise and industry knowledge, and for its objective solutions to complex problems. Headquartered in Boston, CRA has offices internationally.
Epiq, a global leader in the legal services industry, takes on large-scale, increasingly complex tasks for corporate counsel, law firms, and business professionals with efficiency, clarity and confidence. Clients rely on Epiq to streamline the administration of business operations, class action and mass tort, court reporting, e-discovery, regulatory, compliance, restructuring and bankruptcy matters. Epiq subject-matter experts and technologies create efficiency through expertise and deliver confidence to high-performing clients around the world.
Grant Thornton UK LLP is part of one of the world’s leading organisations of independent advisory, tax and audit firms. They help dynamic organisations unlock their potential for growth by providing meaningful, forward looking advice. The firm’s underlying purpose is to build a vibrant economy, based on trust and integrity in markets, dynamic businesses and communities where businesses and people thrive. They work with banks, regulators and government to rebuild trust through corporate renewal reviews, advice on corporate governance and remediation in financial services. The firm also work with the public sector to build a business environment that supports growth.
HFW is a global, sector-focused law firm providing expert advice to clients in aviation, commodities, construction, energy & resources, insurance & reinsurance, and shipping. The firm prides itself on its deep industry expertise. HFW specialises in dispute resolution with 75 percent of its revenue derived from contentious work. It is consistently ranked among the top three firms for use of the Commercial Court and the IDRC in London. With over 500 lawyers and 18 offices across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia, HFW takes a progressive approach to its role in commercial business.
The International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) is the global component of the American Arbitration Association (AAA), providing services to individuals and organisations around the world who wish to resolve conflicts out of court. A leader in the field of alternative dispute resolution (ADR), the ICDR administers cases from initiation to closing, from more than 90 countries. With a multilingual staff and a worldwide panel of independent arbitrators and mediators, the ICDR manages the process through arbitration or mediation until completion. A particular specialty of the ICDR is handling large international disputes.
IT Group is a leading supplier of IT consultancy and expert witness services. Our experts have over 25 years of experience in the industry, and are regularly instructed to prepare CPR Part 35 expert reports and/or give oral evidence for complex litigations in the High Court, County Courts, Crown Court and Magistrates Court as well as numerous arbitrations and mediations. IT Group specialises in IT disputes, particularly in relation to: IT/telecommunications project delay, failure and fitness for purpose; software/source code copyrights and quality analysis; software licensing disputes and technology patent validity and infringement.
NERA Economic Consulting is a global firm of experts dedicated to applying economic, finance and quantitative methods to complex business and legal challenges, and providing advice and expert testimony in business disputes, litigation and arbitrated matters. NERA’s economists produce strategies, studies, reports, expert testimony and policy recommendations for government authorities and the world’s leading law firms and corporations. Practice areas include intellectual property, competition and antitrust, securities and finance, telecommunications and energy, and bankruptcy. With its main office in New York City, NERA serves clients from more than 25 offices across North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.
Von Wobeser y Sierra, S.C. was established in 1986 with the aim of providing high quality, integrated services to both domestic and international clients. With this vision, the firm has successfully advised clients not only from a legal point of view, but also from a business perspective. Additionally, Von Wobeser y Sierra, S.C. has developed its dispute resolution area very effectively in the face of the growing demand for specialised services in high level litigation involving claims for significant amounts in damages and lost profits, arising from contractual breaches or wrongful conducts in general.
The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) is a leading professional membership organisation representing the interests of alternative dispute practitioners worldwide. With over 15,000 members located in more than 130 countries, CIArb supports the global promotion, facilitation and development of all forms of private dispute resolution. In addition to providing education and training for arbitrators, mediators and adjudicators, the organisation acts as an international centre for practitioners, policy makers, academics and those in business concerned with the cost-effective and early settlement of disputes. As a not-for-profit, UK registered charity, CIArb works in the public interest through an international network of 38 branches.
Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) is the foremost venue for alternative dispute resolution in Asia. Specialising in arbitration, mediation, adjudication and domain name dispute resolution, HKIAC maintains one of the largest commercial caseloads in the Asia-Pacific region, having handled over 9000 commercial cases since its establishment in 1985. HKIAC has been recognised as the most favoured arbitral institution outside of Europe and the third most preferred and used arbitral institution worldwide. HKIAC’s Administered Arbitration Rules have introduced innovative provisions that can be strategically used to control costs and increase efficiency for users.
The United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) DIFC Courts administer a unique English-language common law system – offering swift, independent justice to settle local and international commercial or civil disputes. The Courts, based in Dubai, provide certainty through transparent, enforceable judgments from internationally-recognised judges, which adhere to the highest global legal standards. The DIFC Courts are independent of, but complementary to, the UAE’s Arabic-language civil law system – offering a choice that strengthens both processes while ensuring public access to world-class justice.
Akinci Law Office
Al Tamimi & Co.
Alston & Bird
American Arbitration Association (AAA)
Ashton Barnes Tee, Advocates and Notaries Public
Association for International Arbitration
Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (ACICA)
Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD)
Baker & McKenzie
Berkeley Research Group, LLC
Bird & Bird
BVI International Arbitration Centre (BVI IAC)
Center for Dispute Resolution
Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution
Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR)
Charles River Associates (CRA)
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)
Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx)
Clyde & Co
Conyers Dill & Pearman
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
DIFC-LCIA Arbitration Centre
Duff & Phelps
Enyo Law LLP
Epstein Becker & Green, P.C.
Fenwick & West LLP
FLV & Associés
Freeborn & Peters LLP
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
FTI Consulting, Inc.
GlassRatner Advisory & Capital Group LLC
Grant Thornton UK LLP
Green, Griffith & Borg-Breen LLP
Harrison Pensa LLP
Haynes and Boone
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
Hoffmann • Eitle
Holman Fenwick Willan
Holwell Shuster & Goldberg
Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC)
Humphries Kerstetter LLP
ICC International Court of Arbitration
IMF Bentham Limited
Ince & Co LLP
International Center for Compassionate Organizations (ICCO)
International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR)
Kasowitz, Benson, Torres & Friedman LLP
Keating Muething & Klekamp
Kevin P McElcheran Professional Corporation
King & Wood Mallesons
Kirkland & Ellis
Labaton Sucharow LLP
LCIA-MIAC Arbitration Centre
Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP
Mishcon de Reya
NERA Economic Consulting
New York International Arbitration Center (NYIAC)
Parker, Hudson, Rainer & Dobbs LLP
Peter Yuen & Associates
Prager Dreifuss Ltd.
Rivkin Radler LLP
Robert Half Legal
Ropes & Gray
Santa Clara University
SCA ONTIER LLP
Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd.
Segal McCambridge Singer & Mahoney, Ltd.
Simmons & Simmons
Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC)
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C.
Stevens & Bolton LLP
Stout Risius Ross (SRR)
Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth, P.C.
Tucker Ellis LLP
University of Westminster
Von Wobeser y Sierra, S.C.
White and Williams LLP
Winston & Strawn LLP
Woodsford Litigation Funding
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)