Two of Addleshaw Goddard's Arbitration partners, Sarah Vasani and Jon Tweedale, have been recognised as 'Future Leaders' in the 'Who's Who Legal: Arbitration 2019 – Future Leaders' guide.
Based on research conducted by Who's Who Legal and Global Arbitration Review, the guide identifies arbitration lawyers under 45 from Europe, the Americas and Asia-Pacific who stand out as amongst the best of their generation for their exceptional counsel and arbitration work in complex arbitration proceedings.
Listed for the third year running, Sarah specialises in both international commercial arbitration and investor state disputes and has experience in energy, oil and gas, mining and other large-scale project disputes. She regularly advocates for her clients' interests before international tribunals and advises clients on investment (re)structuring, strategies for minimising the prospects of full-blown disputes, and managing the risks of arbitration through third-party funding arrangements.
WWL says: 'Sarah Vasani at Addleshaw Goddard is recognised as "a skilled advocate with a thorough knowledge of public international law". She is a "smart and dedicated lawyer" who has "a truly impressive roster of clients".'
Listed for a second year, Jon has over 20 years' experience advising on major international commercial disputes. As well as representing multinationals, banks and governments as counsel, he also sits as an arbitrator. Jon's sector knowledge and experience includes energy (oil, gas and renewables), life sciences (including gene therapy programmes), manufacturing and engineering, banking and finance, retail, hospitality and professional services.
WWL says: 'Jon Tweedale is a "leading practitioner in the field' who enjoys a strong international reputation for his "specialist knowledge of arbitration". He is described as "definitely a rising star" and "a great strategist".'