Mr. Charles Buderi is a partner in the infrastructure and oil & gas practice groups with a particular depth of experience in public international law. His experience in public international law relates both to international arbitration disputes involving states and to the representation of governments in connection with sovereignty, treaty, diplomatic and other public international law matters. His infrastructure experience has principally involved large-scale development projects and private equity activities in the Middle East, where he has advised clients on diverse aspects of structuring, financing and executing such projects. He also has represented clients in other fundraising and investment activities, mergers and acquisitions and other corporate matters throughout the Middle East region. His experience in the energy industry includes privatizations, joint ventures, project finance, construction and development of energy infrastructure, and a wide range of commercial and contractual matters in the petroleum and petrochemical industries. All of this work has been on behalf of national oil companies. He also has international arbitration and dispute resolution experience related to the petroleum industry and to other international commercial transactions. He argued and won the first case to be brought before the Courts of the Dubai International Financial Centre in 2006. Mr. Buderi has published articles related to the shipping industry, the law of the sea, international arbitration and various other international law topics. He also has lectured on various project finance and oil industry topics in the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Latin America.
Mr. Charles Buderi