Stuart Bruce

Stuart Bruce is a senior associate in the Litigation/Controversy Department, and is a member of the International Arbitration Practice Group. Mr. Bruce focuses his practice on international arbitration matters across a range of industries. He has represented clients in both institutional and ad hoc arbitrations under a variety of arbitral rules, including ICSID, UNCITRAL, ICC and LCIA, and in cases involving public international law and international commercial litigation.

Prior to joining WilmerHale, Mr. Bruce was an associate in the London office of a global law firm, where he primarily focused on investment treaty arbitration and public international law matters in the energy, natural resources and financial services sectors. Previously, Mr. Bruce was a research associate at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, University of Cambridge, and has worked with a range of international organisations and international law think tanks.

Mr. Bruce publishes on various topics within the field of public international law and has taught classes in public international law.

Professional Activities

  • ICC UK Energy and Environment Committee
  • LCIA Young International Arbitration Group
  • ICC Young Arbitrators Forum
  • International Bar Association
  • International Law Association (British branch)


  • Awarded the Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law prize for best submission for his article "International Energy Law"

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  • Education

    • LLM, University College London

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    • Graduate Diploma, Energy and Resources Law, University of Melbourne

    • LLB, Monash University

    • BS, Psychology and Business Management, Monash University

  • Admissions

    • Australia

  • Languages

    • English