Charles Claypoole is a partner in the London office of Latham & Watkins and a member of Latham's International Arbitration and Public International Law Practices.
Mr. Claypoole advises on a wide range of public international law and dispute resolution issues. His particular areas of focus include: investment treaty arbitration; bilateral and multilateral investment treaties, including the Energy Charter Treaty; free trade agreements; international commercial arbitration; State immunity; international humanitarian and human rights law; land and maritime boundary law; the Law of the Sea; international trade sanctions; and export control law.
Mr. Claypoole has extensive experience in representing States and companies in proceedings before the International Court of Justice, the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal, ICSID, ICC, LCIA and UNCITRAL arbitral tribunals. He is an experienced advocate. He also advises extensively on EU and UK sanctions and export control laws, frequently in close coordination with Latham & Watkins US sanctions team based in Washington D.C.