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Expert resume of Tsegaye Laurendeau

International arbitration partner at Signature Litigation, London

With over 12 years’ experience of international arbitrations gained at a leading international arbitration firm, Tsegaye has advised and represented companies, States and State-owned entities in arbitrations conducted pursuant to all major arbitration rules, predominantly in the oil and gas, energy, mining, construction and telecoms sectors.

Tsegaye has also developed an expertise in arbitrations involving complex corporate structures, financial products, accounting and tax issues and handles all matters relating to quantum in international arbitrations. While Tsegaye’s practice focuses exclusively on arbitration, he began his career in the Project Finance group of a magic circle firm, acting for financial institutions and international corporates in relation to the financing and development of large energy and infrastructure projects in the MENA region and Sub-Saharan Africa.

Tsegaye also regularly serves as arbitrator. He is listed on several arbitrator panels, including the HKIAC List of Arbitrators and the KIAC International Panel of Arbitrators, and is a member of the Court and Arbitration Committee of the Lagos Court of Arbitration.

Tsegaye is recognised in arbitration guides and features in The Legal 500 International Arbitration Powerlist UK, which showcases the UK’s leading arbitration practitioners. He is admitted as a Solicitor in England and Wales and at the Paris Bar.