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Sophie Lamb KC is an internationally renowned arbitration lawyer who provides strategic leadership and powerful advocacy on a range of multidisciplinary, reputational risk-management, and bet-the-company matters.
A trusted advisor to boards of public companies, sovereign nations, and participants in the energy and technology sectors, Ms. Lamb KC is consistently recognized among industry’s global elite for her work in some of the most significant and topical cases of the moment. Her mandates have featured in The Lawyer’s top 20 cases of the year and she has featured on their list of the UK’s most influential and inspirational lawyers for her successes “in billion dollar, high profile, politically sensitive and often market-shaping arbitration cases and related court trials.”
Ms. Lamb KC is an accomplished advocate who draws on an exceptionally diverse international case load and more than 20 years of international tribunal and trial experience including in the UK Supreme Court. Her experience extends across the full range of significant corporate and commercial arrangements, international investment law, public law, and climate litigation. She has also has sat as arbitrator in many commercial cases including those under expedited rules. Leveraging strong expertise in class action litigation targeting multinational groups, Ms. Lamb KC is increasingly engaged on sensitive and strategic mandates which engage the ESG agenda, covering such issues as directors’ duties, reporting risks, climate change and public interest litigation, global supply chain integrity, human rights-related exposure, and OECD National Contact Point processes. She also counsels more generally on navigating the risks and opportunities arising from heightened focus on ESG, net zero ambitions, and corporate purpose.
Ms. Lamb KC is a Bencher of Gray’s Inn and a member of the UK Policy Committee of the ICC, the world’s largest business and trade organization. She has also served as Global Co-Chair of the International Arbitration Practice and on the firm’s Strategic Client Committee.