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Samuel Pape

Solicitor, Latham & Watkins
Samuel Pape is an associate in Latham & Watkins' London office. He is a solicitor advocate and member of the firm’s International Arbitration Practice. His practice focuses on international arbitration, public international law, and complex litigation in England and overseas.

Mr. Pape was ranked as a “Next Generation Lawyer” and “Rising Star Lawyer” by Legal 500 in 2018 and 2019, and is recognized as a “well-regarded associate” for International Arbitration. His cases have featured in The Lawyer’s Top 20 Cases of the Year.

He has appeared as an advocate in both commercial and investor-State arbitrations, and his experience includes representing companies and sovereigns across a range of industry sectors including energy and natural resources, banking, pharmaceuticals, private equity, telecommunications, and aviation. His cases have included disputes concerning joint ventures, post M&A matters, company law, banking law, environmental issues, public international law, and human rights law. His arbitration experience also includes acting as tribunal secretary in ICC proceedings.

In addition to his arbitration practice, Mr. Pape has extensive experience acting in complex commercial litigation, including transnational tort class actions and company law litigation.

Mr. Pape is the UK Chair of Young Institute for Transnational Arbitration (ITA) and a member of the Executive Committee of the Asia-Pacific Forum for International Arbitration (AFIA). He is also managing editor of the European Investment Law and Arbitration Review. He is also co-author of a book chapter on procedural issues related to damages in international arbitration.

Practice Area


  • Contributing Author

Qualified Year

  • 2012


  • Young ITA (UK Chair)
  • Asia-Pacific Forum for International Arbitration (Member of the Executive Committee)


  • Legal Practice Course (Distinction) (2010)
  • Graduate Diploma in Law (Distinction) (2009)
  • BA Hons, Philosophy, Politics & Economics (2008)


  • The College of Law (2010)
  • University of Oxford (2008)

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