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We are the only dedicated public international law firm in the world. Our work positively impacts upon millions of people across the globe: it redraws international borders, settles conflicts and resolves billion dollar disputes. We have one of the largest dedicated international disputes resolution teams in the world. We are absolute specialists.

Our clients choose us to handle their most complex bet-the-company and bet-the-country issues. Governments, international institutions and multi-national corporations trust us to represent them around the world in the highest courts of international law.

We act for States, international organisations and private entities in contentious and non-contentious matters. Our work touches every continent and region of the world.

For more than two decades, our partners have been recognised as leaders in their field and our award-winning team is ranked in the top tier by all global legal directories.

Volterra Fietta brings together the best minds and most experienced professionals working in the field of public international law today. The practice was started by Robert Volterra over 20 years ago. Since the firm formed in 2011, it has quickly become the leading public international law practice in the world.

Recent Accolades

Finance Monthly Global Awards 2016 Volterra Fietta was awarded 2016 WINNER for the Commercial Arbitration sector (UK) by Finance Monthly Global.

Acquisition International Magazine – selected Volterra Fietta as one of AI Magazine’s Most Exceptional Businesses 2016.

Global 100 – 2016 Edition KMH Media group has named Volterra Fietta as Firm of the Year – Arbitration – England in its annual Global 100 publication.


Our new Mortimer Street offices

In May 2016, Volterra Fietta relocated its growing practice to premier office space in Fitzrovia. Click the image below for a tour of our new office.

LONDON, UK. JUNE 10, 2016: Volterra Fietta's new office re-shoot.

2017 London International Boundary Conference

Volterra Fietta and King’s College London will host the 3rd London International Boundary Conference (LIBC) on 5-6 June 2017 at King’s College. The event will provide insights and talks from leading minds on international boundary and sovereignty issues. Volterra Fietta and King’s College are also proud to introduce the LIBC Scholarship, which will be awarded to six (6) chosen applicants in public service and graduate enrolment. For information and to register for this event click here.

5 March 2016

Patricio Grané Labat and Suzanne Spears spoke at the Cambridge International Arbitration Day.

In the news

Financial Times

Christophe Bondy was quoted in the 5 July 2016 Financial Times article “EU-Canada setback dashes hopes for a quick Brexit trade deal”.  Subscribers can access the article here.


23 May 2016.  Robert Volterra was quoted on the international implications potentially faced by Kenya as it prepares to close the world’s largest refugee camp.  Click here to view the full article.

The Journal of World Investment & Trade – “The Investment Arbitration Practitioner”

Robert Volterra, Giorgio Francesco Mandelli and Maria Fogdestam-Agius have co-authored a Review Article entitled “The Investment Arbitration Practitioner”, published in The Journal of World Investment & Trade (Volume 17, Issue 2). Additional information can be found here.

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