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A leading international arbitration King’s Counsel, Philip Clifford KC helps clients from around the world to navigate their most complex disputes.
Drawing on more than three decades of experience, Mr. Clifford KC helps clients resolve disputes effectively and efficiently. His successful track record representing a broad range of clients (from private and public corporations and shareholders to government-owned entities and states), spans a number of sectors, including oil and gas, construction, energy, and telecommunications.
Mr. Clifford KC offers clients the dual perspectives of a leading counsel and an arbitrator at the heart of the international arbitration community. He is a long-term Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, a UK representative on the ICC Commission on Arbitration, a co-author of a leading book on the LCIA Arbitration Rules, and a Consulting Editor for LexisNexis.
Mr. Clifford KC has served as Global Co-Chair of Latham & Watkins’ International Arbitration Practice, Chair of the London Litigation & Trial Department, London Anti-Money Laundering Reporting Officer, Compliance Officer for Legal Practice, and Compliance Officer for Finance and Administration.
- “One of the best in the profession”
“Renowned for energy cases”
The Legal 500 Hall of Fame 2020
- “A very sophisticated and incredibly knowledgeable KC”
“Excellent at cross-examining witnesses”
“A pleasure to work with and extremely adept at resolving cross-border disputes”
- “Really impressive for the personal involvement and attention he gives to cases, the speed of his responses and the quality of his legal advice and work”
The Legal 500 EMEA