Shearman & Sterling (London)

Margaret Clare Ryan

Shearman & Sterling (London)
Lawyer (of Counsel)

Margaret Ryan is counsel in the International Arbitration and Public International Law practices. She represents and advises companies and States in international arbitrations conducted under the auspices of a variety of rules, including the ICC, LCIA, CRCICA, SIAC, ICSID, SCC and UNCITRAL Rules. Her practice focuses particularly on international investment and energy disputes and matters involving clients and interests in Africa, Europe and Asia. Margaret is a member of the firm’s Mining and Metals group, and in 2018 completed a five-month secondment at a major mining company based in London. Margaret has advised and acted for clients whose claims are funded by third parties. She has also advised third party funders in relation to prospective claims. Margaret also acts as arbitrator. Margaret is a member of Shearman & Sterling’s Human Rights at Sea Arbitration team. A collaboration between Shearman & Sterling and UK-based charity Human Rights at Sea, this innovative project seeks to develop a system for the arbitration of complaints concerning human rights abuses at sea.

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118 Bulletin

James Webber, Mark Steenson, Margaret Clare Ryan, Garreth Wong The EU Commission launches an in-depth investigation to assess whether the payment of an ICSID arbitral award in favor of Luxembourg and Dutch investors complies with EU rules on State aid (Antin)


Key Takeaways International investment protection is based on treaty obligations between sovereign states. State parties to those treaties enter into international obligations with one another for the protection of foreign investors and their investments—including the obligation to submit to (...)

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