Shepherd and Wedderburn Partner Claire Stockford has been named as a future leader of the arbitration profession by the international research organisation Who’s Who Legal.

The prestigious Future Leaders 2018 Guide for Arbitration identifies pre-eminent lawyers aged 45 or under who are regarded as the rising stars of the profession. The listings, which cover more than 180 countries and regions, are based on a rigorous independent research process that canvasses the opinions of private practitioners, clients and other experts in the sector.

Commenting on her inclusion, Claire, who is a Partner in Shepherd and Wedderburn’s commercial & international disputes team, said: “It is an honour to be singled out as a future leader in the arbitration field by Who’s Who Legal. This recognition is made all the more valuable by the fact that it is based on the opinions of international colleagues and clients, who, quite rightly, demand legal expertise and services of the very highest quality.”

Who’s Who Legal is the strategic research partner of the American Bar Association Section of International Law. Shepherd and Wedderburn has a total of 14 specialists listed by Who’s Who Legal as experts in their respective fields. Full analysis of the Arbitration - Future Leaders 2018 edition can be found here