The firm is pleased to announce that Stephen Jagusch joined the London office as partner on January 2, 2013. Jagusch will be Global Chair of the Quinn Emanuel International Arbitration Practice. He was formerly Global Chair of Allen & Overy’s International Arbitration Practice. He has been an advocate in dozens of international arbitrations in countries all over the world under the auspices of all the major arbitration rules and involving the substantive law of many different nations as well as public international law. In addition to a wide range of commercial disputes for multinational corporations, a substantial number of his matters have been for and against sovereign states and sovereign entities, particularly disputes arising under bilateral investment treaties (BITs) and the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT). He also serves as an arbitrator. Jagusch is ranked by Chambers as one of the top arbitration specialists in the UK and The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers (and of Commercial Arbitration). He won the inaugural (and subsequent) Client Choice Award for Best Arbitration Lawyer in the UK, according to surveys conducted by the International Law Office. He earned his BCom, LLB, and MComLaw with first class honors from Auckland University.