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Thomas Sprange provides advocacy and strategic advice in significant, high-value and complex commercial disputes. A partner in our International Arbitration and Contracts and Business Torts practices, Thomas represents clients in a wide range of international disputes under local, private and public international law. In 2015, Thomas was appointed Queen's Counsel.

As an advocate, Thomas has acted as lead counsel in more than 100 international arbitrations in the leading arbitration institutes, including the International Chamber of Commerce, London Court of International Arbitration, American Arbitration Association, Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, and the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes. He also regularly sits in three-member arbitration tribunals and as a sole arbitrator.

Thomas frequently represents clients in the Chancery and Queens Bench divisions of the High Court of England and Wales in a broad array of disputes. He has experience working with clients in numerous sectors, including energy, mining, projects, telecommunications, technology, financial services, pharmaceuticals, fashion and sports.

He is ranked in the latest editions of the Chambers Global, Chambers UK, Chambers Europe, Legal 500 UK and Who’s Who of Commercial Arbitration, Asset Recovery and Construction directories for Arbitration and Dispute Resolution. He is described as “remarkable,” a "super lawyer," “a real star,” “fantastic” and “impressive,” with sources adding that "his advocacy skills are brilliant" and he has “experience in a range of sectors, including aviation, energy and finance.” Sources also say Thomas is a “thoroughbred arbitrator who is incredibly smart," a “heavyweight arbitration lawyer” and "technically excellent and very creative, with a strong knowledge base and good problem-solving skills." Furthermore, Thomas is said to combine a “Mensa-like intellect with a down-to-earth attitude” and "an unparalleled work ethic and outstanding attention to client needs"; to possess “extensive commercial arbitration expertise”; to “not just go the extra yard in defending his client’s position, but the extra mile”; and to be an “accomplished solicitor advocate."

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Credentials

L.P.A.B. Dip. Law, University of Sydney, Australia

LL.M., University of New South Wales, with distinction

Law Society of New South Wales

Solicitor, England & Wales

Ranked for Arbitration and Dispute Resolution


Chambers Global, 2017

Ranked for International Arbitration and London Fraud


Chambers UK, 2017

Ranked for International Arbitration


Chambers Europe, 2017

Ranked for International Arbitration, Dispute Resolution and Civil Fraud


Legal 500 UK, 2016

Ranked for Commercial Arbitration, Asset Recovery and Construction


Who’s Who Legal

Credentials

L.P.A.B. Dip. Law, University of Sydney, Australia

LL.M., University of New South Wales, with distinction

Law Society of New South Wales

Solicitor, England & Wales

Ranked for Arbitration and Dispute Resolution


Chambers Global, 2017

Ranked for International Arbitration and London Fraud


Chambers UK, 2017

Ranked for International Arbitration


Chambers Europe, 2017

Ranked for International Arbitration, Dispute Resolution and Civil Fraud


Legal 500 UK, 2016

Ranked for Commercial Arbitration, Asset Recovery and Construction


Who’s Who Legal