Aceris is an international arbitration law firm which provides high-quality legal representation for international commercial arbitrations, investor-State arbitrations and international construction disputes.
Aceris offers an unbeatable value proposition in the field of international arbitration, combining legal excellence, experience and an outstanding track record with reasonable legal fees. Our highly-praised lawyers have served as legal counsel in dozens of commercial, investment and construction arbitrations, for clients including individuals, businesses and States located in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and North America. We provide legal representation for ICC, ICSID, LCIA, DIAC, HKIAC, SIAC, SCC, PCA and ad hoc (typically UNCITRAL) arbitrations, and have experience under the rules of many other arbitral institutions, as both counsel and arbitrator.
The Aceris international arbitration law firm ensures:
- Excellence in legal analysis
- Mastery of all procedural techniques used in international arbitration and mediation
- Legal representation of the highest calibre before diverse arbitral tribunals in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia
- Integrity, rigor and fierce legal representation
While also offering:
- More reasonable legal fees
- An outstanding track record
- Multilingual legal teams
- A main office in Geneva, an office in Paris, and access to offices in London and 110 other cities
Our goal is to do everything that is in a client’s interest, which includes providing clients the best value for their legal expenditures in the field of international arbitration, while leaving no stone unturned to ensure a successful outcome for our clients.
With lawyers admitted to multiple bars in Europe and North America, Aceris provides first-rate legal representation for arbitrations under English law, Swiss law, French law, New York law, OHADA law, Turkish law, Saudi law, public international law, and the laws of many other common law and civil law jurisdictions. The working languages of Aceris are English and French, although our lawyers also speak Spanish, Russian and Arabic, and they serve as counsel in cases with Chinese, Turkish, German, Japanese, Portuguese and many other linguistic elements.
Aceris works hand-in-hand with other members of the IAA Network, which Aceris Partner William Kirtley co-founded, whose highly-regarded lawyers are based in Paris, London, Madrid, Geneva, Singapore, New York, Los Angeles, Istanbul and South Africa. It also works closely with in-house legal counsel of clients, allowing them to play as significant a role in the resolution of their company’s dispute as they desire, and frequently collaborates with co-counsel who have less prior experience in the intricacies of arbitration law and procedure but are looking for a firm that rigorously respects the boundaries of pre-existing client relationships.
Aceris also provides pro bono legal representation for international arbitrations and public international law disputes. It currently serves as lead counsel for the former British protectorate of Barotseland, a Germany-sized former State in Southern Africa seeking independence from Zambia after five decades of gross treaty violations.