International Litigation and Arbitration

As global trade and investment increases, the volume of international disputes across the globe also rises. Companies need experienced counsel to resolve these disputes. We assist our clients navigate the litigation, mediation and arbitration processes that stem from the various rules, regulations, customs and practices of international business disputes. Shutts has a robust International Litigation and Arbitration Practice Group that utilizes their knowledge, experience, and diverse language capabilities to best represent clients in complex business disputes throughout the world. Our attorneys help clients navigate and resolve litigation and arbitration disputes quickly and effectively.


Florida, and Miami in particular, has become a hub for international disputes, both as the designated place for international arbitration and as the venue for litigation. Our team is experienced in representing foreign clients in institutional and ad hoc arbitration proceedings in Florida and worldwide under various arbitration rules, including ICC, ICDR, UNCITRAL, AAA and FINRA. We also actively defend and prosecute claims in U.S. federal and state court systems and represent clients before numerous state and federal agencies, commissions, boards, and other regulatory and administrative authorities. In the complex international arena, we counsel foreign and U.S. clients doing business in many jurisdictions, including North, Central and South America, Asia and Europe.

Our Commitment

Our team stays current with the ever-changing legal issues involved in international litigation and arbitration matters, is actively engaged in the international legal community and understands the important social and cultural considerations that support effective client representation in the global marketplace. We are properly positioned and ready to address any legal dispute domestically and abroad for the benefit of our clients.

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Shutts & Bowen, established in 1910, is a full-service business law firm with approximately 270 lawyers located in eight offices across Florida.

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