Norton Rose adds Sydney arbitration partner


Norton Rose Fulbright announced that senior international arbitrator Andrew Battisson has joined as a partner in Sydney.

Battisson joined from Allen & Overy, where he was the partner for international arbitration practice in Singapore. He brings experience in international commercial and investment treaty arbitration, with a particular focus on disputes in the finance, energy, infrastructure and telecoms sectors.

Andrew Battisson

He has advised energy and corporate clients on contractual, joint venture, infrastructure and investment treaty disputes across Asia, Africa and Europe, and has acted for international banks involving emerging market counterparties under both national and international law in Asia, India, Europe and South America.

Battisson also sits as arbitrator and advises clients on dispute resolution structuring in commercial contracts.

“This year has seen the firm take on a number of substantial litigation matters across a range of sectors, which is broadening both our experience and offering to local and global clients,” said Norton Rose Fulbright managing partner in Australia, Wayne Spanner.

“Building out our international arbitration offering with the inclusion of a highly experienced partner of Andrew’s quality will further strengthen the firm’s investment in this important practice.”