Antonio Wirta is an associate in the International Arbitration practice.
His experience includes international arbitration proceedings conducted under ICC, UNCITRAL and SCC Rules, with a focus on construction and energy disputes.
International arbitrations on which Antonio Wirta has worked include the representation of:
- A heavy equipment supplier and contractor in relation to a number of delay, disruption, defects and other disputes arising out of two energy construction projects in Africa with claims and counterclaims of over $2 billion.
- An international joint venture and an African energy company, Respondents in an ICC arbitration in Geneva brought by North Asian contractors. The dispute relates to a settlement agreement entered into following a dispute arising from an EPC contract for the construction of a $3 billion fertilizer plant in an African State. The law of the African State applies.
- Two international construction contractors, Respondents in an ICC arbitration in London initiated by a Middle Eastern State-owned company. The dispute concerns the development of a world-class medical facility in the Middle East. The law of the Claimant’s State applies. Over $3.7 billion is at stake.
- An international joint venture, Claimant in an ICC arbitration in Geneva brought against North Asian contractors. The dispute arose from an agreement for the construction of a fertilizer plant in an African State. The law of the African State applied. Over $1.6 billion was at stake.
- Five gas importers, Respondents in SCC and UNCITRAL arbitrations in Stockholm initiated by an upstream supplier. The disputes arose from a gas price revision clause in long-term supply contracts. Swedish law applied.
- A Middle Eastern fund, Respondent in an ICC arbitration in Paris arising from a sports sponsorship agreement. The law of the Claimant’s State applies and over €530 million is at stake.
- A French-German consortium in an ICC arbitration in Stockholm against a Finnish utility company. The dispute arose from an agreement for the construction of a nuclear power plant in Finland. Finnish law governed. Over €6.1 billion was at stake.
Cornell University Law School
King's College London