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 region of the world.

For more than two decades, our partners have been recognised as leaders in their field. Our award-winning team is ranked in the top tier by all global legal directories. We help our clients succeed by participating with them in a collaborative effort.

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

Volterra Fietta has been awarded “Public International Law Firm of the Year – UK”.

Robert Volterra has been included in the Eighth Edition of “The Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom” for his work in Arbitration and Mediation, International Arbitration and Public International Law. For more information please click here

 

Volterra Fietta has been awarded “Public International Law Firm of the Year – UK”.

 

 

Latest

The Lawyers Worldwide Awards Innovative Lawyers 2019

Volterra Fietta has been awarded “Public International Law Firm of the Year – UK”.

Summer School at King’s College

Govert Coppens teached a class at King’s College London on Investor-State Arbitration, on 17 July as part of the summer school on International Commercial Law.

Best Lawyers 2020 Edition

Robert Volterra has been included in the Eighth Edition of “The Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom” for his work in Arbitration and Mediation, International Arbitration and Public International Law. For more information please click here

 

In the news

Volterra Fietta Partner Graham Coop cited in InterFax article

Graham Coop was recently cited in an article published on 26 April 2019 by the on-line publication InterFax. The article, titled “All eyes on the ECT as Nord Stream 2 lawsuit looms” is available to read here.

Austrian Yearbook on International Arbitration

Graham Coop and Gunjan Sharma co-authored an article in the Austrian Yearbook on International Arbitration. The article, titled “Procedural Innovations to ISDS in Recent Trade and Investment Treaties: A Comparison of the USMCA and CETA” is available to read here

Egypt Oil & Gas Newspaper

Graham Coop was quoted in an article in the Egypt Oil & Gas Newspaper titled “Politics, economics, and energy security: How pipeline negotiations play a key role”. Graham’s comments focused on the political connotations of pipeline negotiations, the shifting power dynamics between pipeline planning and construction and the challenges of taking all parties’ economic interests into account over a long period. The article can be viewed here.

 

 

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