Clifford Chance Co-Global Head of International Arbitration Practice Appointed Queen’s Counsel

Monday, January 26, 2015 - 10:32

Clifford Chance LLP is delighted to announce that Audley Sheppard, co-global head of the International Arbitration practice, has been appointed Queen’s Counsel.

The award of Queen's Counsel is made to advocates who have rights of audience in the higher courts of England and Wales and have demonstrated excellence in both written and oral advocacy before the higher courts, arbitrations and tribunals and equivalent bodies. A similar honor makes a lawyer “Senior Counsel” in British Commonwealth countries.  

Audley Sheppard has been a partner at Clifford Chance since 1995 and has over 25 years’ experience in the resolution of disputes arising out of major infrastructure and energy projects and international trade and investments, as counsel, arbitrator and academic. He is one of five solicitors who will officially take silk on 16 February 2015.