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Notes on the Contributors

Edited By: Julio César Betancourt

From: Defining Issues in International Arbitration: Celebrating 100 Years of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

Edited By: Julio César Betancourt

From: Oxford Legal Research Library (http://olrl.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. Subscriber: null; date: 19 January 2021

  • John J Barceló III is the W N Cromwell Professor of International and Comparative Law at Cornell Law School in Ithaca, New York. He holds an SJD (doctorate) from Harvard Law School. He is admitted to practise law in New York, Washington, DC, and Louisiana. He teaches International Commercial Arbitration, WTO Law, and EU Law (formerly also International Business Transactions, Public International Law, Conflict of Laws, and Admiralty). He is author and co-author of many publications on arbitration, trade, international business transactions, and EU law, including International Commercial Arbitration (5th edn 2012). He has been an arbitrator and a visiting lecturer at many law schools throughout Europe, Latin America, and China.

  • Marie Berard is a partner at Clifford Chance LLP in London. For more than 14 years, she has acted as counsel and advocate for multinational corporations, governments, and individuals on a wide range of international arbitrations proceedings. Marie also sits as arbitrator. She is a member of the ICC UK Task Force on Arbitration and Financial Institutions. She is also a guest lecturer at several universities and speaks regularly on international arbitration at conferences and seminars. Marie has published a number of articles in the field of international arbitration and litigation, most recently ‘The Limits to the Parties’ Free Choice of Jurisdiction’, Dossier XII of the ICC Institute of World Business Law (2015). Marie holds law degrees from King’s College London and Université Paris I—Sorbonne.

  • Sophia Berry is a Barrister-at-Law practising at Littleton Chambers, London. She read law at Cambridge University and has a Master’s in Law from King’s College London. She was awarded the Dickson Poon School of Law prize for attaining the highest scores of any Master’s student, including her international arbitration paper. She practised as a solicitor at Linklaters LLP before being called to the Bar in 2012. She has represented clients in international commercial arbitrations and acted as an administrative secretary to a commodities arbitration.

  • Sébastien Besson is a partner in the Geneva law firm of Lévy Kaufmann-Kohler. His practice focuses on international arbitration and sports-related disputes. He has acted as counsel and arbitrator in numerous disputes related to commercial contracts and has represented parties on numerous occasions in court proceedings related to arbitration, including setting aside proceedings against arbitral awards. Besson is a member of the Arbitration Court of the Swiss Chambers’ Arbitration Institution. He is also a part-time professor at the University of Neuchâtel. He has authored many publications in the field of international arbitration and sport disputes.

  • Julio César Betancourt was admitted to the practice of law in 2001. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Law and postgraduate law degrees in the areas of Damages, Procedural Law, International Business Law, Constitutional Law, and Contract and Damages. Julio César obtained his Master’s in Law from University College London, specializing in Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Dispute Resolution and Conflict Management, and International Arbitration. He is currently a Visiting Research Fellow at King’s College (p. xxxviii) London, a PhD Candidate at the University of Salamanca, and Head of Research and Academic Affairs at the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators’ Headquarters in London.

  • Gordon Blanke LLM, PhD, MCIArb, is a partner and heads the International Commercial Arbitration Group of DWF (Middle East) LLP in the DIFC, Dubai. He has acted as advising counsel and arbitrator under numerous arbitration rules, including ICC, LCIA, DIFC-LCIA, ADCCAC, DIAC, JAMS, GCC, SCC, as well as ad hoc arbitrations seated in the United States, Europe, and the Middle East across a wide range of sectors. Gordon is a regular commentator and presenter on UAE and international arbitration across Europe, the United States, and the Middle East. He has over 100 publications, including the Annotated Guide to Arbitration in the UAE, vol I: The UAE Arbitration Chapter (Thomson Reuters 2014).

  • Karl-Heinz Böckstiegel, Dr jur, Prof Emeritus, University of Cologne, has been independent arbitrator, sole arbitrator, and president of numerous arbitration tribunals in many national and international arbitrations under ICSID, ECT, ICC, LCIA, NAFTA, CAFTA, UNCITRAL, PCA, DIS, AAA, SCC, Swiss Rules, VIAC, and disputes between states, among others. Patron of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb, 2007–10); President of the International Law Association (ILA, 2004–06); President of the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA, 1993–97); President of the Iran–United States Claims Tribunal, The Hague (1984–88); and Chairman of the Board, German Institution of Arbitration (DIS, 1996–2012). He has authored 12 books and over 350 articles, and edited 35 books.

  • Olga Boltenko is a senior associate with the investment arbitration practice of Clifford Chance. She is based in Singapore. Before moving to Singapore, she was an arbitral clerk to Neil Kaplan, CBE, QC, SBS, in Hong Kong, a legal counsel at the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague, and an associate with the international arbitration practice of White & Case LLP in Paris. She is part of the editorial team of the Investor-State Law Guide and is on the advisory board of the ICCA Publications Committee.

  • Stavros Brekoulakis is a Professor in International Arbitration and Commercial Law at Queen Mary University of London, as well as an attorney-at-law. He teaches courses in international commercial arbitration, international construction contracts and arbitration, international commercial litigation and conflict of laws, and international commercial law. His academic work includes the leading monograph Third Parties in International Commercial Arbitration (OUP 2010), the book Arbitrability: International and Comparative Perspectives (Kluwer Law International 2009), and numerous publications in leading legal journals and reviews. Brekoulakis has been involved in international arbitration for more than 15 years as counsel, expert, and arbitrator.

  • Bernardo M Cremades, PhD, FCIArb, is founding partner of the firm B Cremades y Asociados in Madrid and a pioneer in the field of international arbitration. His experience centres on international commercial arbitration and investment disputes. Dr Cremades has participated in some of Spain’s most important M&A transactions. He also acts as an arbitrator in domestic and international disputes, including both commercial arbitration and investment protection. He is a member of many professional and international arbitration institutions and is a frequent speaker at international arbitration conferences around the world.

  • Greg Fullelove is a partner in the International Arbitration Group at Osborne Clarke. He acts as arbitration counsel in international arbitrations worldwide and has also been (p. xxxix) appointed arbitrator. Greg writes and lectures regularly on international arbitration and, together with Professor Julian D M Lew QC and others, is an editor of the practitioner text on arbitration law and practice Arbitration in England: With Chapters on Scotland and Ireland (Kluwer Law International 2013). Greg studied Classics at the University of Cambridge and International Law at Leiden University in the Netherlands.

  • Arpan Gupta is a foreign associate in the London office of Winston & Strawn and focuses his practice on international arbitration and general litigation. He has advised in a number of international arbitrations under the rules of major arbitral institutions such as International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), and American Arbitration Association (AAA). He is also the co-author of International Commercial Arbitration and Its Indian Perspective (Universal Law Publishing 2011).

  • Lord (David) Hacking is an arbitrator and mediator at Littleton Chambers, London. He was educated at Cambridge University and the Inns of Court Law School. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in London and of the Singapore and Malaysian Institutes of Arbitrators. He has 50 years of experience practising as a Barrister-at-Law and a Solicitor of the Supreme Court and undertaking appointments as an arbitrator in international commercial arbitrations. Since January 2000, he has issued more than 200 arbitration awards.

  • Grant Hanessian is a partner in the New York office of Baker & McKenzie and Global Co-Chair of its International Arbitration Group. He maintains an active practice as counsel and arbitrator in international commercial and investment arbitrations. He has edited five books, authored more than 50 articles and book chapters, and spoken on international arbitration matters at conferences and universities throughout the world. He is recommended by Chambers Global and USA, Legal 500, PLC Which Lawyer, The International Who’s Who of Commercial Arbitration, and Expert Guide to Leading Practitioners (‘Best of the Best’ in international commercial arbitration).

  • Hilary Heilbron QC is an English barrister. She has extensive experience as counsel acting for a wide range of national and international clients in very substantial disputes in international arbitration, court-related arbitration cases, and commercial litigation. She also sits regularly as an arbitrator, with more than 80 appointments (as chair, sole, and party or institution appointed), and is a member of several institutional panels. She is a member of the LCIA Court. She is the author of A Practical Guide to International Arbitration in London (2008) and has written and spoken extensively on international arbitration.

  • Martin Hunter is a Professor of International Dispute Resolution and teaches at several of the world’s leading universities. He was a partner at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer for 27 years and, after retiring from the firm in 1994, has continued to practise in the field as a barrister from Essex Court Chambers. He has been a member of ICCA since 1989; was deputy chairman of the UK Government’s Committee that created the English Arbitration Act 1996; and has participated in the work of the AAA, CIArb, DIAC, IBA, ICC, LCIA, and UNCITRAL. He has been a co-author of Redfern and Hunter on International Arbitration, now in its 6th edition, since it was first published in 1986.

  • Doug Jones AO graduated from the University of Queensland with a combined Bachelor of Arts and Laws degree in 1974, followed by a Master of Laws in 1977. Doug holds (p. xl) appointments to professional bodies, including: Past President of the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (2008–14) and Fellow, Chartered Arbitrator, and Past President of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London (2011). He holds professorial appointments at Queen Mary University of London and the University of Melbourne. He was appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia in 2012 for his contributions to alternative dispute resolution. He practises as an international arbitrator based in London, Sydney, and Toronto.

  • Neil Kaplan, CBE, QC, SBS, was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1965. In 1982, he moved to Hong Kong to serve as Principal Crown Counsel, a practising QC, and later a Judge of the Supreme Court. Since 1995, he has been involved in hundreds of arbitrations as co-arbitrator, sole arbitrator, or chairman. These arbitrations have included commercial, infrastructural, and investment treaty disputes under numerous procedural rules. He was Chair of HKIAC for 13 years and President of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (1999–2000). He is an arbitrator at Arbitration Chambers in Hong Kong.

  • Robert Kovacs is an associate in the International Arbitration Group at Linklaters in London. He co-chairs the Asia–Pacific Forum for International Arbitration and is a former Chair of the International Law Section of the Law Institute of Victoria. He holds BCom/LLB (Hons) degrees from Monash University and a PhD (summa cum laude) from the University of Geneva. Robert acts for clients across a wide range of industries, most recently representing clients in the energy and financial sectors. He has had numerous appointments as a tribunal secretary in international arbitration proceedings administered under the ICC, SIAC, HKIAC, ICSID, and UNCITRAL Rules.

  • Mark McNeill is a partner in Shearman & Sterling LLP’s international arbitration practice and is based in London. He has over 15 years of experience representing companies and states in international arbitrations, both investor–state and commercial. Mark has handled significant matters involving issues of intellectual property, technology, nuclear construction, pharmaceuticals, aviation, mining, and reinsurance. He previously served as an Attorney-Advisor in the Office of the Legal Advisor of the US Department of State, where he represented the United States in investment arbitrations submitted under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

  • Daniel R Meagher is an associate in the London office of Winston & Strawn, with a practice focusing on international arbitration and cross-border disputes. He advises clients from a range of sectors (including energy, telecoms, mining, and financial services) and from regions including Russia/CIS, MENA, and Asia. He holds an undergraduate law degree and an LLM in International Legal Studies from Cambridge University and NYU School of Law respectively, and is dual-qualified in England and New York.

  • Alex Mills, LLM, PhD, is a Reader in Public and Private International Law at the Faculty of Laws, University College London (UCL). He has degrees in philosophy and law from the University of Sydney, and practised for three years as a solicitor in Sydney. He then completed an LLM and PhD (awarded the Yorke Prize) at the University of Cambridge, and subsequently taught at the University of Cambridge for five years, before joining UCL. He has published and lectured widely on issues of public and private international law and international investment law, and has been consulted by government departments, legal practitioners, and non-governmental organizations.(p. xli)

  • Margaret L Moses is Professor of Law and Director of International Programs at Loyola University Chicago. A scholar in the field of international commercial arbitration, she published the second edition of her treatise on international commercial arbitration in February 2012 with Cambridge University Press. She has participated as an arbitrator or advocate in arbitrations under the auspices of the ICC Court of Arbitration and the AAA’s International Centre for Dispute Resolution, as well as in ad hoc arbitrations. Professor Moses heads Loyola’s Vis Moot program, which sends law students to compete in both Vienna and Hong Kong.

  • Renato Nazzini is Professor of Law at the Dickson Poon School of Law and Director of Research at the Centre of Construction Law and Dispute Resolution at King’s College London. Professor Nazzini is one of the leading experts in Commercial Arbitration, ADR, and Civil Procedure, as well as Transnational, EU, and UK Competition Law. He is regularly appointed as an arbitrator and advises clients in complex commercial disputes both in international arbitration and in court proceedings. Previously, he was a Professor of Competition Law and Arbitration at the University of Southampton.

  • Lawrence W Newman is Of Counsel at Baker & McKenzie in New York. His practice focuses on international arbitration and litigation. He is the author, co-author, and editor of numerous publications, including The Leading Arbitrators’ Guide to International Arbitration (3rd edn 2014), International Arbitration Checklists (2nd edn 2009), Take the Witness: Cross-Examination in International Arbitration (2010), Interim Measures in International Arbitration (2014) and Soft Law in International Arbitration (2014). He has spoken on international arbitration all around the world and was an Adjunct Professor at Fordham Law School. He is the past Chairman of the Arbitration Committee of the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR).

  • Michael O’Reilly is a solicitor, specializing in commercial law. He has been the Legal Advisor to the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Professor of Law at Kingston University, and is editor of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators’ journal, Arbitration: The International Journal of Arbitration, Mediation and Dispute Management (Sweet & Maxwell). Michael is taking time out from international dispute resolution in frontline business where he is Senior Legal Counsel and Risk Management Director of one the United Kingdom’s largest independent companies.

  • William W (Rusty) Park is Professor of Law at Boston University, President of the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), and general editor of Arbitration International. He has held visiting academic appointments at Cambridge, Dijon, Hong Kong, Auckland, and Geneva, and served on the Claims Resolution Tribunal for Dormant Swiss Bank Accounts and the International Commission on Holocaust Era Insurance Claims. He was appointed to the ICSID Panel of Arbitrators by the President of the United States. His books include Arbitration of International Business Disputes (OUP 2012), International Forum Selection (Kluwer Law International 1995), Income Tax Treaty Arbitration (2004), Craig, Park, and Paulsson on ICC Arbitration (Oceana 2000), and International Commercial Arbitration (2015) with Reisman, Craig, and Paulsson.

  • Peter J Rees QC is an arbitrator and counsel at 39 Essex Chambers. Prior to joining 39 Essex Chambers, Peter was Legal Director of Royal Dutch Shell Plc for just over three years, a partner at Debevoise & Plimpton for five years, and a partner at Norton Rose for 19 years, including eight years as Head of Global Dispute Resolution. He is a Chartered Arbitrator, (p. xlii) a Member of the Board of Trustees of CIArb, a Member of the Court of the LCIA, and a former member of the Governing Body of the ICC Court of Arbitration.

  • Sir Bernard Rix recently retired from the Court of Appeal after 20 years as first a High Court Judge and then a Lord Justice of Appeal. He now practises as an arbitrator and accredited mediator at 20 Essex Street. Since his retirement, he has been appointed to positions as a member of the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal and a Professor of International Commercial Law at Queen Mary University of London. He was educated at New College, Oxford, of which he is an honorary fellow, and at Harvard Law School, where he was a Kennedy Scholar.

  • Mauro Rubino-Sammartano is a Chartered Arbitrator, President of the European Court of Arbitration (Strasbourg), and Immediate Past Chairman of the Mediation Committee of the International Bar Association. He has more than 30 years’ experience practising as an international arbitrator. Mauro Rubino-Sammartano has been a visiting professor at the University of Padua and the University of Milan and now regularly lectures on international arbitration. He is the author of numerous publications, including Arbitration International: Law and Practice (Juris 2014), now in its 3rd edition. He continues to practise as an international arbitrator from Littleton Chambers in London and LawFed BRSA Studio Legale e Tributario in Milan.

  • Margaret Clare Ryan is an associate in Shearman & Sterling’s International Arbitration Group and is based in London. Margaret has worked on international arbitrations conducted pursuant to the Rules of UNCITRAL, ICSID, SCC, ICC, LCIA, and CRCICA, with a focus on energy disputes and matters involving clients and interests in Africa. Margaret holds undergraduate and postgraduate law degrees from Cambridge and McGill Universities respectively. She won the Max Crestohl Prize at the McGill University Faculty of Law for her contribution to the McGill Law Journal entitled ‘Glamis Gold v. The United States and the Fair and Equitable Treatment Standard under NAFTA’ and is a research assistant for the New York Convention Guide Project.

  • David J Sandy is a partner and Co-Head of International Arbitration at Simmons & Simmons LLP who practises in the area of international arbitration and commercial litigation, specializing in cross-border jurisdiction and conflict of laws issues. He was admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales in 1981. He has an MA in History from Keble College, Oxford, and an LLM in Commercial Law from the University of London. He is a Solicitor-Advocate (All Higher Courts) and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

  • Lord (Mark) Saville was educated at the University of Oxford. He was called to the Bar (Middle Temple) in 1962. Lord Saville was appointed as a Queen’s Counsel in 1975, a Judge of the High Court in 1985, and a Judge of the Court of Appeal in 1994. He chaired the committee responsible for preparing and promoting new arbitration legislation, which resulted in the English Arbitration Act 1996. In 1997, he became a Law Lord. In 2009, the Law Lords became Justices of the new Supreme Court. He is an honorary fellow of Brasenose College, Oxford, and a Member of the LCIA. He continues to practise as an arbitrator from Essex Court Chambers, having retired from the Supreme Court in 2010.

  • Thomas Schultz is SNF Professor of International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva, Reader in Commercial Law in the Dickson Poon School of Law at King’s College London, and editor-in-chief of the Journal (p. xliii) of International Dispute Settlement. He has held visiting and other academic appointments at the University of Cambridge, the Thunderbird School of Global Management at Arizona State University, Essex University, the Catholic University of Lille, and the University of Geneva. His books include Transnational Legality: Stateless Law and International Arbitration (OUP 2014), Information Technology & Arbitration (Kluwer Law International 2006), Réguler le commerce électronique par la résolution des litiges en ligne (Bruylant 2005), and, with Gabrielle Kaufmann-Kohler, Online Dispute Resolution: Challenges for Contemporary Justice (Kluwer Law International 2004).

  • Audley Sheppard QC, FCIArb, is a partner of Clifford Chance LLP in London and co-global head of its International Arbitration Group. He is a Vice-President of the LCIA and a Visiting Professor at the School of International Arbitration at Queen Mary University of London. He is a former: Rapporteur of the International Arbitration Committee of the International Law Association (1996–2006); Co-Chair of the Arbitration Committee of the International Bar Association (2006–07); and Member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration (2008–12). He holds an LLB (Hons) and BCommerce from Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand) and an LLM from the University of Cambridge (England).

  • Elizabeth Snodgrass is a London-based international arbitration specialist. She has been counsel in numerous investor-state and commercial arbitrations, including ad hoc arbitrations and international arbitrations under ICSID, UNCITRAL, ICC, and LCIA Rules, with seats in London, New York, Frankfurt, Geneva, Singapore, and Washington DC. She has an extensive advisory practice, focusing on the structuring of investments to optimize investment treaty protection, drafting complex dispute resolution agreements, and addressing the legal issues that arise in transactions involving states or state entities. For five years, Elizabeth taught the International Arbitration LLM Programme at University College London.

  • Thomas J Stipanowich, William H Webster Chair in Dispute Resolution; Professor of Law, Pepperdine University School of Law; Academic Director, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution. Co-author, Federal Arbitration Law (Best New Legal Book, Association of American Publishers); Commercial Arbitration at its Best (2001); Resolving Disputes: Theory, Practice, and Law (2nd edn 2010). Recipient, D’Alemberte-Raven Award, ABA Dispute Resolution Section’s highest honour (2008); twice received CPR Best Professional Article award and other honours. CEO of CPR (2001–06); Advisor, ALI’s Restatement of American Law of International Arbitration; Academic Counsel, Institute for Transnational Arbitration; Founding Member, College of Commercial Arbitrators; Companion, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

  • S I Strong, FCIArb, is the Manley O Hudson Professor of Law at the University of Missouri and a dual-qualified lawyer (US attorney and English solicitor) with extensive practical experience in New York, London, and Chicago. She has taught at the Universities of Cambridge and Oxford in the United Kingdom, as well as the University of Georgetown and the University of Missouri in the United States, and has published over 100 books and articles. Professor Strong’s work has won numerous accolades and has been translated into Spanish, French, Portuguese, Chinese, and Russian. Professor Strong, who holds a PhD in law from the University of Cambridge as well as a DPhil from the University of Oxford and a JD from Duke University, sits as an arbitrator on a variety of complex commercial matters.(p. xliv)

  • Joe Tirado is Global Co-Chair of International Arbitration at Winston & Strawn and is based in London. He has more than 20 years of dispute resolution experience and has handled hundreds of cases as counsel, arbitrator, mediator, and expert determiner. He has been involved in a wide variety of contested matters in the United Kingdom and more than 40 other countries. Joe is ranked ‘first class’ for international arbitration and ADR (Chambers UK, 2011). He has extensive experience of both commercial and investment arbitration. Joe is fluent in Spanish and does a lot of work in Latin America, India, and the CIS.

  • Andrew Tweeddale is a Director at Corbett & Co International Construction Lawyers Ltd based in London. He is a Chartered Arbitrator and a qualified Solicitor-Advocate of the Senior Courts of England and Wales. Andrew represents clients in arbitrations, adjudications, and mediations worldwide, particularly under the FIDIC forms of contract. He specializes in complex road and rail disputes for both employers and contractors. He is co-author of A Practical Approach to Arbitration Law (Blackstone Press 1999) and Arbitration of Commercial Disputes: International and English Law and Practice (OUP 2007).

  • Keren Tweeddale is a barrister in London, having been called to the Bar (Lincoln’s Inn) in 1991. Keren is also a Senior Lecturer at London South Bank University in the Department of the Built Environment, where she teaches modules in property law and dispute resolution to postgraduate students. Keren was admitted as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in 1995. She is co-author of A Practical Approach to Arbitration Law (Blackstone Press 1999) and Arbitration of Commercial Disputes: International and English Law and Practice (OUP 2007).

  • V V Veede QC is an arbitrator specializing in commercial law and international investment disputes. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), a Vice-President of the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), and a Visiting Professor on Investment Arbitration at the Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London. He was a member of the Departmental Advisory Committee on Arbitration Law (DAC), which, among other things, drafted the bill that was later passed in the UK Parliament as the Arbitration Act 1996. Both as counsel and arbitrator, he has extensive experience in both ad hoc and institutional arbitrations under the rules of numerous institutions, including the ICC, LCIA, SCC, ICSID, NAFTA, and UNCITRAL.

  • Jeffrey Waincymer is an arbitrator and arbitration and mediation practitioner. He is also a professor at the Faculty of Law, Monash University. Jeff is an Australian Government Nominee as a panellist for the WTO, is a Fellow of ACICA, and is on the HKIAC, SIAC, KLRCA, and ICDR arbitration panels. He is the author or co-author of a number of books, including Procedure and Evidence in International Arbitration (Kluwer Law International 2012); WTO Litigation: Procedural Aspects of Formal Dispute Settlement (Cameron May 2002); A Guide to the New UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules (CUP 2013); and A Practical Guide to International Commercial Arbitration (Oceana 2000).

  • Alexander A Yanos is a partner of Hughes Hubbard in New York. He co-chairs the firm’s Treaty Arbitration practice group. Mr Yanos’s arbitration practice includes commercial, financial, and treaty-based disputes, particularly in the energy and mining sectors and in Latin America. He has acted in matters before nearly every international arbitration tribunal, including ICSID, ICC, LCIA, AAA, HKIAC, Inter-American Commercial (p. xlv) Arbitration Commission, ICJ, and the SCC. Mr Yanos also has considerable experience litigating multi-jurisdictional disputes involving the securities, banking, antitrust, and insurance industries. He is fluent in English, French, German, Greek, Russian, and Spanish.

  • Michael Young is a partner of Allen & Overy LLP based in Paris, and is Co-Head of the Firm’s Global Arbitration Practice. He holds undergraduate and graduate law degrees from Cambridge and Oxford Universities, respectively. He is a Vice-President of the ICC Court of Arbitration. Michael represents clients in arbitrations worldwide, and sits frequently as an arbitrator himself. He has also written and spoken widely on arbitration, as well as teaching at Sciences Po and in the Faculty of the University of London LLM programme in Paris.

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