ESQUIRE International Legal Advisors



With an astute sense of our clients' ongoing business needs, Esquire ILA lawyers advise at all stages of investment, from inception through dissolution. Headed by former Vice President of Legal and General Counsel to two leading telecommunications corporations, our Global Transactions team is particularly experienced with technology, media, and telecom ventures, as well as a broad range of transactions spanning the commercial spectrum. Our transactional experience includes: broadcasting; corporate transactions; defense; energy, finance, franchising; [...]


Through our fully integrated offices in California, New York, and Cairo, Egypt, Esquire ILA is adept to representing clients in disputes before national courts and arbitral bodies in diverse jurisdictions around the globe. We have acted on behalf of clients in federal litigation in the United States and judicial and administrative proceedings in Egypt. We regularly represent clients in arbitration before institutions including: the World Bank's Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID); the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC); the London Court [...]


Investor-State Disputes is a subset of public international law which addresses the relationship between foreign investors and the sovereign states hosting their investment. Disputes of this sort may arise in the context of expropriation of the foreign investment, unfair or inequitable treatment of the investor, undue influence upon the investor, inadequate due process of law, or arbitrary regulatory measures, to name a few.

Most commonly, Investor-Sate Disputes are brought by the foreign investor pursuant [...]

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