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Samuel Pape represents clients in high-stakes international disputes. He is a strategic advisor and trial advocate in international commercial and investment treaty arbitration. He also acts in complex litigation in England and overseas.
Mr. Pape is ranked as a Rising Star by The Legal 500 UK 2023 and a Future Leader in Arbitration by Who’s Who Legal 2023. He is also recognized as one of London’s brightest stars in arbitration in Legal Business’ 2022 Disputes Yearbook.
Drawing on over a decade of experience, he represents multinational companies, financial institutions and sovereigns in disputes across a range of sectors including energy, mining, banking, private equity, telecommunications, manufacturing and aviation. Mr. Pape’s cases often involve novel and complex issues, including ESG issues.
In addition to his arbitration practice, Mr. Pape has experience acting in litigation, including commercial disputes, transnational tort class actions, and company law litigation. Clients have also turned to Mr. Pape as a trusted source of advice for managing exposure and commercial risk in times of crisis, including the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mr. Pape is the Representative for the United Kingdom on the ICC Young Arbitration & ADR Forum. He is also managing editor of the European Investment Law and Arbitration Review. He is frequently invited to lecture and to speak on panels on subjects relating to international arbitration.