Clyde & Co Strengthens Global Arbitration Group With New Partner Hire

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Global law firm Clyde & Co has today announced the appointment of Richard Power as a Partner in its Global Arbitration Group.

Clyde & Co is one of the world's leading dispute resolution law firms and has more than 1,000 legal professionals specialising in litigation and arbitration worldwide. Its Global Arbitration Group comprises of more than 200 lawyers and has a current caseload of over 400 live arbitrations globally.

Richard Power is a leading lawyer in energy industry disputes and has more than 15 years' experience. He joins from Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) where he was Co-Head of International Arbitration and Head of Energy Disputes.

During his time at BLP Richard developed a successful international practice with a focus on complex cross-border matters in the energy sector. He also has expertise in outsourcing, commercial banking and insolvency-related disputes.

Ben Knowles, Co-Chair of the Global Arbitration Group at Clyde & Co, said: "We're delighted to have Richard join the firm. He has a standout reputation in the market and will bring a wealth of experience to our clients, particularly in energy sector disputes. His appointment further underlines Clyde & Co's position as one of the select number of go-to firms for high-value, complex international arbitrations."

Peter Hirst, Co-Chair of the Global Arbitration Group at Clyde & Co, adds: "The fall in the oil price has caused much disruption in the energy sector. Cancellation of contracts, coupled with geopolitical instability and growing regulation further increases the prospect of disputes...

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