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Ben Sanderson

Ben Sanderson has worked as a partner in the international arbitration group in the London office of Kirkland & Ellis and now works at DLA Piper. He has represented clients across a range of industries, including the energy, mining and technology sectors. His practice focuses, in particular, on high-value international commercial arbitrations - both institutional and ad hoc - and bilateral investment treaty claims.

Contributed to


Waiver of state immunity clause—England and Wales
Waiver of state immunity clause—England and Wales

This Precedent waiver of state immunity clause is drafted in accordance with the law of England and Wales. It is intended to be used where one party to an agreement is a state or country. It provides for a waiver of immunity in respect of pre-judgment/award or other interim relief and/or post-judgment/award enforcement and/or execution. It may also be referred to as: a waiver of sovereign immunity clause; a template, model, sample, draft or recommended waiver of state or sovereign immunity clause or agreement in a contact; or, a renunciation of the right to immunity.

Practice Area


  • Contributing Author


  • St Catherine's College, Oxford (first-class honours)
  • College of Law: LPC (distinction)

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