London QC Stuart Isaacs Joins King & Spalding’s Global Disputes Team

Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 14:04

Stuart Isaacs QC, an established and highly regarded international arbitration and litigation lawyer with extensive first-chair advocacy experience, will join the London office of King & Spalding as a partner in its global disputes practice, effective February 9, 2015.  Mr. Isaacs joins from Berwin Leighton Paisner, where he was partner and head of advocacy.

“Stuart is a superb advocate with an impressive range of experience and expertise, and I am very pleased he chose to join our growing international disputes team,” said Reggie Smith, leader of King & Spalding’s global disputes practice. “He enhances our disputes offering in London and Europe, as well as in Asia, where he also has an excellent reputation. Stuart will contribute significantly to developing new business in London and securing opportunities that require strong advocacy at trial.” 

Mr. Isaacs has undertaken first-chair advocacy in hundreds of commercial cases in his over-30-year career and also has practiced in a number of judicial and arbitral forums, including before the superior courts in England, the European Court of Justice and offshore jurisdictions such as the British Virgin Islands and other Caribbean countries. He has appeared worldwide in many international commercial arbitrations under the UNCITRAL rules, as well as the rules of the International Chamber of Commerce, London Court of International Arbitration, Singapore International Arbitration Centre and Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, among others. He has the distinction of being the first London QC authorized by the Singapore Attorney General to practice as a foreign lawyer. He sits regularly as an arbitrator and is a Deputy Judge of the High Court of England and Wales.