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United Kingdom

Practice area:

Commercial and transactions
International arbitration

Lord (Peter) Goldsmith QC, PC, is London Co-Managing Partner and Chair of European and Asian Litigation at Debevoise & Plimpton He served as the UK’s Attorney General from 2001–2007, prior to which he was in private practice as one of the leading barristers in London.

Lord Goldsmith acts for a variety of clients, alongside his role as chair of the firm’s European and Asian litigation practices, in arbitration and litigation in the United Kingdom and other countries. He is a QC and appears regularly in court as well as in arbitration.


Lord Goldsmith is a graduate in law from Cambridge University with double first–class honours and a master’s from University College London. He was admitted to the Bar of England & Wales in 1972 and New South Wales in 2010.

Last updated 29th November 2018 

  • Commercial and transactions
  • Commercial arbitration
  • International arbitration
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