Benchmark Litigation Europe 2020 Names Four Partners Stars

November 4, 2019

The 2020 edition of Benchmark Litigation Europe has recognized four Gibson Dunn partners as stars in their respective practice areas. Three London partners were named to the publication: Cyrus Benson and Penny Madden were recognized as stars in International Arbitration; Philip Rocher was recognized as a star in Commercial and Transactions, Insurance, and International Arbitration. Paris partner Jean-Pierre Farges was recognized as a star in Banking, Commercial and Transactions, Insolvency, and Insurance. All four partners were also named Dispute Resolution Stars. Benchmark Litigation Europe was published September 24, 2019.

Cyrus Benson serves as Co-Chair of the firm’s International Arbitration Practice Group. Cyrus represents clients from a wide variety of sectors before commercial and investment treaty tribunals with particular experience in telecoms, oil & gas, mining and infrastructure disputes.

​Penny Madden is also Co-Chair of the International Arbitration Practice Group. She has a wide range of experience in all key aspects of international arbitration with particular expertise in shareholder, telecommunications, SPA, energy, international trade and insurance disputes.

Philip Rocher specializes in litigation, often with an international element, and regulatory and internal investigations.  He has extensive experience in the financial services sectors. Philip regularly advises on high value disputes arising from the full range of commercial activities and has taken many large and complex matters through to a concluded trial.

Jean-Pierre Farges specializes in complex M&A litigation, arbitration, industrial risk, construction, international trade, insurance, reinsurance, equity capital insolvency dispute matters and public and administrative law disputes and regulatory issues. He has been involved in a number of major disputes before state courts and arbitral tribunals, acting for banks, funds companies and listed industrial companies.