McNair International provides unrivalled legal expertise, advice and advocacy for complex international disputes and arbitrations. We are committed to excellence and work directly with our clients.
Practising from offices worldwide, including London and Qatar, we are leaders in our fields, having handled thousands of complex arbitrations, commercial litigation matters and international law disputes.
We ensure that our clients have a full understanding of the time, cost and human resource investment associated with disputes, as well as mapping out the strategy, potential outcomes and implications.
McNair International is led by Khawar Qureshi QC, recently described by the managing partner of a leading international law firm as "an outstanding international lawyer with unique qualities, who deals with complex Public International Law, Commercial Arbitration and Transnational Litigation expertly, effectively and efficiently. He gives practical advice clearly and he is a formidable advocate in any arena. His strategic and tactical inputs, based on his wealth of real litigation experience before judges and arbitrators, pays dividends. Notably, for a barrister, he really is every bit the team player."
By a judgment handed down on 9 June 2022, the Commercial Court handed down judgment in Union of India v Reliance Industries Ltd  EWHC 1407 (Comm) in which it d...
16 June 2022
International arbitrationEnglish law
In ENRC v Dechert  EWHC 1138 (Comm), the English Commercial Court found a UK solicitor had committed serious breaches of duty to his client in order to maximis...
23 May 2022
English lawRegulatory law
On 5 May 2022, McNair International hosted Judge Abdulqawi A. Yusuf for his delivery of the Inaugural McNair Lecture, dedicated in honour of the contributions of Lor...
13 May 2022
Public international law
Reparation claims arising from Ukraine Conflict...
12 May 2022
Public international lawInternational arbitration
In Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn v Borbon  EWHC 668 (QB), the English High Court held the former King of Spain was not immune from harassment proceedings brought by h...
27 April 2022
Public international lawState immunity
In Benkharbouche and Janah v UK, the European Court of Human Rights ordered the UK Government to provide "just satisfaction" to two former employees of foreign embas...
13 April 2022
European lawState immunityPublic international law