Jonathan Sutcliffe

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Dubai

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Awards & Community

  • Chambers Global, recognized as a “key disputes name” (2011 edition), a “good technical operator and a bright man” (2012), a “tenacious litigator” and “particularly distinguished” (2013), “user-friendly, accessible and commercially astute” (2014), "garnering praise for his advocacy" and demonstrating "an impressive track record" (2015), “a highly respected disputes lawyer” (2016) and “a brilliant lawyer who is very knowledgeable and approachable and very articulate and practical” (2017) in the category of Dispute Resolution: United Arab Emirates; recognized as having “considerable experience in international arbitration” (2013 edition), as an “excellent arbitration practitioner” (2014), working "extensively across the Middle East" (2015), “highly regarded in the UAE” and as doing “a very good job” (2016) and “an excellent practitioner” (2017) in the category of Middle East-wide: Dispute Resolution
  • The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa, noted as having “built an impressive track record in arbitration” (2011) and as “one of the best international arbitration energy lawyers in the market” (2012) (United Arab Emirates, Dispute Resolution); noted for United Arab Emirates, Dispute Resolution (2013); recognized as a “go-to international arbitration lawyer” for United Arab Emirates, Dispute Resolution and noted for United Arab Emirates, Construction (2014); recognized as “well-regarded” for United Arab Emirates, Dispute Resolution and recommended for United Arab Emirates, Construction (2015); noted for United Arab Emirates, Dispute Resolution (2016) and for United Arab Emirates, Construction (2016); recognized as being "extremely thorough" for United Arab Emirates Dispute Resolution (2017)
  • The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa Guide (2009, 2010), noted for international arbitration
  • The International Who's Who of Commercial Arbitration/Who's Who Legal: Arbitration 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017; listed as one of the world's leading practitioners in the field of commercial arbitration; rated as "among the leading experts in the UAE" (2017)
  • Who's Who Legal Arbitration: Future Leaders (2017), "In Dubai, Jonathan Sutcliffe at Baker Botts is "among the leading experts in the UAE"
  • Who's Who Legal Thought Leaders - Arbitration (2017)
  • Chambers UK (2010), recommended for international arbitration and projects and energy disputes and described as “extremely articulate, well prepared and capable of handling complex issues”
  • Chambers UK (2009), ranked as a leading individual for international arbitration and described as “a well-rounded strategic and technical practitioner” and “definitely one to watch”
  • Chambers UK (2008), recommended for international arbitration and described as drawing “plaudits from interviewees as “an extremely able practitioner who is highly rated by everyone he works with” … he has significant experience in investor-state arbitration.”
  • Chambers Europe (2008), recommended for international arbitration
  • The Legal 500 UK (2007-2010), noted for international arbitration and described in the 2010 edition as “a go-to and get-it-done arbitration lawyer”
  • Guide to the World's Leading Experts in Commercial Arbitration (2009, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015), listed for commercial arbitration
  • Global Arbitration Review (2009, 2010, 2016, 2017), listed as a name to know
  • Global Arbitration Review (2008), noted for international arbitration
  • Good Lawyer Guide (2010) highly recommended for “outstanding” legal practice
  • Guide to the World's Leading Emerging Market Practitioners (2010), listed for commercial arbitration
  • Legal Experts (2009, 2010), listed for arbitration
  • Best Lawyers Annual Guide to Litigation & ADR (2009), listed as one of the leading disputes lawyers in the UK (Arbitration and Mediation)