Quinn Emanuel is pleased to announce that Anthony Sinclair, formerly a partner in the London office of Allen & Overy LLP, and Epaminontas Triantafilou, formerly Legal Counsel at the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague, have joined the firm as partner and of counsel, respectively. Both are based in the London office.
Sinclair, who specializes in International Arbitration and Public International Law, is widely recognized as one of the rising stars in the area. He is highly ranked by many legal publications, including Chambers and Legal 500 for both international arbitration and public international law. Sinclair is co-author of the second edition of The ICSID Convention: A Commentary (Cambridge University Press, 2009) and widely published in the field of international investment law and public international law. In 2011, he was named one of Global Arbitration Review’s “45 under 45” of the world’s leading arbitration practitioners.
Sinclair’s experience includes disputes under ICC, LCIA, ICSID and UNCITRAL arbitration rules arising out of concession agreements, licences, production sharing and operating agreements, joint ventures, EPC and other construction agreements, host government and inter-governmental agreements, management and service agreements, distributorships, investment agreements, financing agreements and derivatives and post-M&A matters.
Triantafilou’s broad international arbitration experience includes roles as counsel to private corporations and sovereign governments, as well as secretary to several international arbitral tribunals and legal assistant to a leading arbitrator. He has participated in arbitrations concerning power projects, water concessions, construction, shipping, aviation, financial instruments, pharmaceuticals, mining, and oil and mineral exploration in several regions around the world, including Europe, the Middle East, Central Asia, Southeast Asia, and Latin America. He has experience in disputes arising under ICC, VIAC, LCIA, AAA, SCC, UNCITRAL and ICSID arbitration rules and concerning a broad array of government contracts and concessions, joint ventures, construction agreements, and financial instrument covenants.