Increasingly, legal matters raise not only private or public law issues, but both. No longer can actors be clearly allocated to one or the other sphere. Public actors engage in international private activities, such as states acting commercially affecting the rights and obligations of private commercial parties.
Concepts of sovereign immunity or comity are in the process of being redefined. The application of public international law in domestic courts or through investor-state arbitrations raise difficult and complex questions at the intersection of public and private international law.
Grotius Chambers can combine its experience in both fields to enable clients to make informed decisions taking into account the interaction of public and private international law have in their specific circumstances.
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