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About Us

Volterra Fietta is an elite global law firm that is specialised entirely in public international law. 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

Giorgio Francesco Mandelli has been included in Who’s Who Legal’s inaugural listing of the “Future Leaders of International Arbitration – Partners”.  The 2017 edition, which is based on peer-review standards, identifies partners and non-partners aged 45 or under who are considered to be the future leaders of the international arbitration community.

Finance Monthly Law Awards 2017 – Robert Volterra won “Litigation and Dispute Resolution – Lawyer of the Year – UK”.

Corporate Intl Magazine Global Awards 2017 – Graham Coop won “Energy Sector Public International Law – Lawyer of the Year in England”.

Latest

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

The Guardian

29th November 2016. Christophe Bondy was quoted in an article in The Guardian titled “The ‘Canadian model’: why Ceta isn’t a blueprint for Brexit”. Click here to view the article.

Petroleum Review

Partner Suzanne Spears wrote an article titled Foreign liabilities can come home to roost published in the November edition of Petroleum Review. The article can be viewed here.

Energy, Oil & Gas

Partner Suzanne Spears published an article titled Energy Companies Beware! in the November 2016 issue of Energy, Oil & Gas. The full article can be viewed here.

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