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Eraldo d'Atri

Eraldo d'Atri

Senior Associate

Senior Associate
Eraldo d'Atri

Eraldo d'Atri specialises in international arbitration with a particular focus on the energy and financial sectors.

Eraldo acted on LCIA, ICC, SIAC and ad hoc arbitrations in London, New York, Paris, Singapore and Geneva. 

Eraldo acts pro bono challenging the UK Government's refusal to issue non-gender specific passports and has been interviewed, including for his pro bono work, on various media outlets such as BBC News, the Guardian and Chambers & Partners Podcast.

  • Acting for a German bank in several LCIA arbitrations related to disputes with certain investment funds for the payment of dividends (Jersey and German law aspects)
  • Acting for an Emirati sovereign wealth fund in an LCIA arbitration in respect of a claim in excess of US$1 billion against a Southeast Asian government (English law)
  • Acting for a global bank in respect of the strategic management of a portfolio of 50+ competition-related claims in the UK, Italy, Spain and France (English, Italian, Spanish and French law)
  • Acting for a global bank in respect of several connected regulatory and competition investigations in several jurisdictions around the world
  • Acting for a Bulgarian investment company in LCIA arbitration proceedings with a German company in a dispute relating to the closing accounts of an SPA (English and Bulgarian law aspects) and representing the same company in mediation in London
  • Acting as secretary to an arbitral tribunal in an ICC arbitration in London in relation to a dispute between Cypriot and Canadian entities concerning an investment in Egypt (Cypriot law)
  • Acting for an international energy company in an ad-hoc arbitration in London relating to a dispute concerning the quality of the coal delivered under a supply contract to one of its power plants in Sardinia as well as counterclaims relating to a force majeure declaration (English and Italian law aspects)
  • Acting for a syndicate of lenders in relation to an ICC arbitration (in London) related to the construction of a power plant in Rwanda and related mediation also in London
  • Acting for an international power generation company in two ICC arbitrations (in London) relating to disputes arising from the acquisition of wind farms in Italy (English with Italian law aspects)
  • Acting for a Malaysian telecommunications company in a SIAC arbitration in Singapore in relation to a claim in excess of US$2 billion arising from the acquisition of an Indian mobile operator (Indian law)

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Career and qualifications

  • University College London (LLB in Law with Italian law) 2006
  • Joined Clifford Chance 2008
  • Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales 2010
  • Higher Rights of Audience – Solicitor Advocate 2013
  • Secondment to General Electric 2017

Professional bodies

  • ICC Young Arbitrators Forum
  • LCIA Young International Arbitration Group
  • Italian Forum for Arbitration and ADR

Awards and citations

  • Future Leader, Yahoo Finance LGBT+ OUTstanding List 2020
  • Future Leader – D&I Shortlist
    Chambers Europe Awards 2021 
  • Future Leader, Yahoo Finance LGBT+ OUTstanding List 2019
  • Future Leader – LGBT+ Shortlist
    Chambers Diversity & Inclusion Awards: Europe 2019
  • Future Leader, Financial Times' LGBT+ OUTstanding List 2018