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About Us

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.

25 January 2016

The University of Oxford Faculty of Law and Volterra Fietta are pleased to announce the advent of the ‘Volterra Fietta Prize for International Dispute Settlement’.  The prize will be awarded annually to the graduate student with the highest marks in the Faculty’s International Dispute Settlement course in Oxford’s BCL/MJur programme.  The prize reflects Volterra Fietta’s global leadership in the field of litigation and arbitration before international courts and tribunals.

In the news

BBC Business Live

Volterra Fietta partner Christophe Bondy was interviewed Friday October 21 on BBC’s Business Live, regarding prospects for signature of the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (“CETA”) after its signature was held up by a regional Belgian parliament.

BBC Interview of Christophe Bondy

The BBC World Service’s Business Matters aired an interview with Christophe Bondy 18 October 2016 regarding misconceptions about investor-State dispute settlement mechanisms, and the prospects for signature of the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) in the coming week. Christophe’s comments can be heard as of 4:30 of the recording, available here.

Intercontinental Finance & Law

Graham Coop wrote an article entitled “From Russia With Love?” covering recent developments in the long-running Yukos litigation and their potential impact on energy investments in Russia and elsewhere. To read the full article as published in Intercontinental Finance & Law, click here and scroll to page 16.

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