International Law

Public International Law governs the relationship of states with one another.  However, it may also directly affect multinational companies and even private individuals.  It covers are as such as:

  • the interpretation and application of treaties and other international agreements as well as customary international law
  • international trade disputes
  • the protection of foreign investment especially through international investmenttreaty arbitration
  • international criminal law including extradition applications
  • the protection of human rights through multilateral treaties (like the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights to which New Zealand is a signatory)
  • international environmental law

Members of Chambers have been involved in allof the above areas either as Counsel or as Arbitrators.

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