Ben Love is a Senior Associate in the New York office of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. Ben has acted as both counsel and tribunal secretary in a wide variety of commercial and investment treaty arbitrations, with a particular focus on the energy sector.
He has extensive experience in arbitrations against Latin American States, and his recent mandates include representing investors in multi-billion dollar arbitrations against Egypt and its State entities arising out of the Peace Pipeline project, securing a favorable award for Total in its ICSID arbitration against Argentina, and advising clients in claims against sovereigns and State entities in Algeria, Kazakhstan, and various European States.
In addition to his work as counsel, Ben serves on the Peer Review Board of the ICSID Review, the Advisory Board of the Institute for Transnational Arbitration, and the editorial boards of International Legal Materials and World Arbitration & Mediation Review. Ben is also the secretary for the IBA Subcommittee on Investment Arbitration. He publishes and speaks frequently on international law and international arbitration, including as co-author, with Noah Rubins, of a forthcoming monograph entitled Provisional Measures in Investment Treaty Arbitration.
Qualified to practice in New York and Texas, Ben speaks English and French, reads Spanish, and holds law degrees from the University of Texas and Université de Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne.