A triple national (French-Nigerian-American), Solomon advises on international dispute resolution, international law and general commercial matters. He acts for multinational corporations, sovereign States, State-owned companies and private clients in arbitration proceedings conducted in English, French or both, as well as in court-based applications regarding arbitration, across a variety of sectors (energy, mining, infrastructure and financial services).
Solomon has practiced in London, New York, Paris and Geneva at leading international arbitration practices, and has represented clients under most major arbitral rules systems (ICSID, UNCITRAL, OIC, ICC, LCIA, DIAC, Swiss Rules). He has also gained particular expertise in dispute resolution through negotiated diplomatic and political approaches, drawing upon expertise across law, policy, business and communications.
Solomon's recent experience includes acting for sovereign States and private clients in multiple ICSID and commercial arbitrations across sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East and Eastern Europe. He is also the Director of Communications at the Africa Arbitration Academy, a critically acclaimed advanced training programme provided to young African practitioners.
Solomon is admitted to practice in New York, U.S.A. and Paris, France. He is a Registered Foreign Lawyer with the Society of Scotland.