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First name Last name Contacts Firm Nationality Country of residence
Balz Gross balz.gross@homburger.ch +41432221000 Homburger AG Switzerland Switzerland
Dr. Balz Gross
Partner
Homburger AG

Address
Prime Tower/Hardstrasse 201
Zurich
Switzerland
Tel.
+41432221000
E-mail
balz.gross@homburger.ch
Nationality
Switzerland
Languages
German, English, French
Areas of specialisation
Banking and finance, Construction and engineering, Employment and pensions, Information technology, Intellectual property
Publications
Balz Gross has published articles on court and arbitration proceedings, fraud and money laundering, recovery of assets and liability in tort. His thesis focused on liability of the state. In particular, he is a co-author of the commentary on Swiss cartel law (section on procedure), of the commentary on the former Swiss federal act on jurisdiction and enforcement (section on contracts), the commentary on articles 68 to 96 of the Swiss Code of Obligations (relating to performance) and the commentary on the new Swiss Federal Act on Civil Procedure (section intervention, joinder, litis denuntiatio).
Barbara Rumora-Scheltema barbara.rumora-scheltema@nautadutilh.com +31207171449 NautaDutilh Netherlands Netherlands
Mrs. Barbara Rumora-Scheltema
Lawyer
NautaDutilh

Address
Beethovenstraat 400
Amsterdam
Netherlands
Tel.
+31207171449
E-mail
barbara.rumora-scheltema@nautadutilh.com
Nationality
Netherlands
Languages
Dutch, English, Flemish
Barry Garfinkel barry.garfinkel@skadden.com +12127352500 Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP United States United States
Mr. Barry H. Garfinkel
Of Counsel
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Address
Four Times Square
New York
United States
Tel.
+12127352500
E-mail
barry.garfinkel@skadden.com
Nationality
United States
Languages
English
Areas of specialisation
Construction and engineering, Energy, Environmental law, Investment and investment treaties
Barry Leon bleon@arbitrationplace.com +12843464848 Arbitration Place | Arbitrators@33BedfordRow | Caribbean Arbitrators Canada Virgin Islands, British
Hon. Barry Leon
Independent Arbitrator and Mediator
Arbitration Place | Arbitrators@33BedfordRow | Caribbean Arbitrators

Address
PO Box 186
Road Town
Tortola
Virgin Islands, British
Tel.
+12843464848
E-mail
bleon@arbitrationplace.com
Nationality
Canada
Languages
English
Areas of specialisation
Banking and finance, Construction and engineering, Employment and pensions, Energy, Intellectual property, Restructuring and insolvency, State contracts/PPP
Bart Wasiak bart.wasiak@arnoldporter.com +442077866120 Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP Poland, United Kingdom United Kingdom
Mr. Bart Wasiak
Associate
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP

Address
Tower 42
25 Old Broad Street
London
United Kingdom
Tel.
+442077866120
E-mail
bart.wasiak@arnoldporter.com
Nationality
Poland, United Kingdom
Languages
Polish
Areas of specialisation
Investment and investment treaties, Public international law
Positions or offices held
Associate
Barton Legum barton.legum@dentons.com +33142684800 Dentons United States France
Mr. Barton Legum
Partner
Dentons

Address
5, Boulevard Malesherbes
Paris
France
Tel.
+33142684800
E-mail
barton.legum@dentons.com
Nationality
United States
Languages
English, Spanish, French
Areas of specialisation
Antitrust, competition and trade, Banking and finance, Construction and engineering, Energy, Environmental law, Intellectual property, Investment and investment treaties, Public international law, Real estate, Regulatory, State contracts/PPP
Publications
Books

Editor, INTERNATIONAL LITIGATION STRATEGIES AND PRACTICE (ABA Int’l Practitioner’s Deskbook Series 2d ed.) (2012) (forthcoming) (with co-editors Ethan Berghoff and Theodore Edelman).

Editor, INTERNATIONAL LITIGATION STRATEGIES AND PRACTICE (ABA Int’l Practitioner’s Deskbook Series 2005).

Articles, Essays and Notes

The Ten Commandments of Written Advocacy in International Arbitration, 28 ARB. INT’L (2012) (forthcoming).

Annulment of ICSID Awards, in MARC BUNGENBERG, JÖRN GRIEBEL, STEPHAN HOBE & AUGUST REINISCH, INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT LAW (2012) (forthcoming) (with Jean-Christophe Honlet and Anna Crevon).

Document Disclosure in Investment Arbitration: Special Issues and Challenges, CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION: THE FORDHAM PAPERS 2012 (Nijhoff Publishers 2013) (forthcoming) (with Gauthier Vanniewenhuyse).

The Status of the Report of the Executive Directors on the ICSID Convention, 27 ICSID REV.-FOREIGN INVESTMENT L.J. 159 (2012) (with William Kirtley).

GATT Article XX and International Investment Law, in ROBERTO ECHANDI AND PIERRE SAUVÉ, EDS., NEW DIRECTIONS AND EMERGING CHALLENGES IN INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT LAW AND POLICY (Cambridge University Press 2012) (forthcoming) (with Ioana Petculescu).

France, in THE INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION REVIEW 190 (3d ed. 2012) (with Jean-Christophe Honlet and Anne-Sophie Dufêtre).

First Tailored Rules for Investor-State Mediation – Draft for Comment Prepared by the International Bar Association State Mediation Subcommittee, 5 N.Y. DISPUTE RESOLUTION LAWYER 68 (2012) (with Anna Joubin-Bret and Inna Manassyan).

Concurrence entre arbitrage CIRDI et recours internes, in FERHAT HORCHANI, ED., LE CIRDI 45 ANS APRES : BILAN D’UN SYSTEME 165 (2011).

France, in THE INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION REVIEW 161 (2d ed. 2011) (with Jean-Christophe Honlet and Anne-Sophie Dufêtre).

A Defense of the 2004 United States Model Investment Treaty, 4 WORLD ARB. & MEDIATION REV. 177 (2010).

Pre-Dispute Waivers of Investment Treaty Arbitration: A Practical Approach, in KAJ HOBÉR, ANNETTE MAGNUSSON & MARIE ÖHRSTRÖM, EDS., BETWEEN EAST AND WEST: ESSAYS IN HONOUR OF ULF FRANKE 183 (2010) (with Jeffrey Hertzfeld).

The Meaning of "Investment" in the ICSID Convention, in PIETER BEKKER, RUDOLF DOLZER & MICHAEL WAIBEL, EDS., MAKING TRANSNATIONAL LAW WORK IN THE GLOBAL ECONOMY: ESSAYS IN HONOUR OF DETLEV VAGTS 326 (2010) (with Caline Mouawad).

Investment Treaty Arbitration’s Contribution to International Commercial Arbitration, in AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION, HANDBOOK ON INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION 433 (2d ed. 2010).

Local Remedies and Investment Treaties: Policy Choices and Drafting Solutions, in PROTECTION OF FOREIGN INVESTMENTS THROUGH MODERN TREATY ARBITRATION 87 (ASA Special Series No. 34, 2010).

France, in THE INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION REVIEW 98 (2010) (with Jean-Christophe Honlet and Anne-Sophie Dufêtre).

An Overview of Investment Arbitration Procedure, in KATIA YANNACA-SMALL, ARBITRATION UNDER INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT AGREEMENTS: A GUIDE TO THE KEY ISSUES 91 (2010).

Arbitration or Litigation? A Practical Perspective, SALANS GLOBAL REAL ESTATE CLIENT REPORT 5 (Fall 2009).

Bilateral Investment Treaties – An Added Source of Protection, SALANS GLOBAL REAL ESTATE CLIENT REPORT 15 (Fall 2009) (with George Burn).

Coûts et durée des procédures (étude comparée des mécanismes CIRDI et CNUDCI), 6 REVUE DROIT & AFFAIRES 52 (2008).

The Definitions of Precedent in International Arbitration, in EMMANUEL GAILLARD & YAS BANIFATEMI, EDS., PRECEDENT IN INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION 5 (2008).

Understanding Performance Requirement Prohibitions in Investment Treaties, in ARTHUR W. ROVINE, CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION: THE FORDHAM PAPERS 2007 53 (2008).

Book Review, Investment Disputes under NAFTA: An Annotated Guide to NAFTA Chapter 11, 24 ARB. INT’L 347 (2008).

Are States Responsible for the Acts of Their Instrumentalities? Case Law of Tribunals Other Than ICC and ICSID, in EMMANUEL GAILLARD & JENNIFER YOUNAN, EDS., STATE ENTITIES IN INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION 57 (2008).

Les politiques du droit des investissements des Etats-Unis, in ASSOCIATION ANDRES BELLO, L’AVENIR DU DROIT DES INVESTISSEMENTS EN AMERIQUE LATINE (2008) (forthcoming).

Options to Establish an Appellate Mechanism for Investment Disputes, in KARL P. SAUVANT & MICHAEL CHISWICK-PATTERSON, EDS., APPEALS MECHANISM IN INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT DISPUTES 231 (2008).

La réforme du CIRDI : vers une juridictionnalisation de l’arbitrage transnational ?, in FERHAT HORCHANI, ED., OÙ VA LE DROIT DE L’INVESTISSEMENT ? 283 (2006).

Defining Investment and Investor: Who Is Entitled to Claim?, 22 ARB. INT’L 521 (2006).

The Difficulties of Conciliation in Investment Treaty Cases: A Comment on Professor Jack C. Coe’s “Toward a Complementary Use of Conciliation in Investor-State Disputes—A Preliminary Sketch�, 21:4 MEALEY’S ARBITRATION REP. 72 (2006), reprinted in 2:2 MEDIATION COMMITTEE NEWSLETTER 27 (Int’l Bar Ass’n 2006); 4 TRANSNATIONAL DISPUTE MANAGEMENT (Issue No. 1, Feb. 2007).

Visualizing an Appellate System, in FEDERICO ORTINO, AUDLEY SHEPPARD & HUGO WARNER, EDS., INVESTMENT TREATY LAW 121 (2006), reprinted in 2 TRANSNATIONAL DISPUTE MANAGEMENT 64 (Issue No. 2, Apr. 2005) (www.transnational-dispute-management.com).

Introductory Note to Methanex Corporation v. United States of America, 44 I.L.M. 1343 (2005).

Communicating Effectively with Foreign Clients and Counsel, in INTERNATIONAL LITIGATION STRATEGIES AND PRACTICE 11 (ABA Int’l Practitioner’s Deskbook Series 2005).

Investment Treaty Arbitration: An Option Not to Be Overlooked, in INTERNATIONAL LITIGATION STRATEGIES AND PRACTICE 189 (ABA Int’l Practitioner’s Deskbook Series 2005).

The Contribution of Investment Treaty Arbitration to International Commercial Arbitration, 60 DISPUTE RESOLUTION J. 70 (Aug.-Oct. 2005).

Investment Treaty Arbitration: The Big Bang, 99 A.S.I.L. PROC. (2005).

Investor-State Arbitrator Disqualified for Pre-Appointment Statements on Challenged Measures, 21 ARB. INT'L 241 (2005).

Does the Loewen Award Endanger the Credibility of the NAFTA Dispute Settlement Mechanism?, 6 J. WORLD INVESTMENT & TRADE 89 (2005).

Lessons Learned from the NAFTA: The New Generation of US Investment Treaty Arbitration Provisions, 19 ICSID REV.—FOREIGN INVESTMENT L.J. 344 (2004).

The Introduction of an Appellate Mechanism: The U.S. Trade Act of 2002, in EMMANUEL GAILLARD & YAS BANIFATEMI, EDS., ANNULMENT OF ICSID AWARDS 289 (2004).

Trends and Challenges in Investor-State Arbitration, 19 ARB. INT'L 143 (2003).

The Innovation of Investor-State Arbitration under NAFTA, 43 HARV. J. INT’L L. 531 (2002), reprinted in FIONA BEVERIDGE, ED., GLOBALIZATION AND INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT127 (2005); 2 OIL-GAS-ENERGY INTELLIGENCE SERVICE (OGEL) (No. 2, Apr. 2004) (www.gasandoil.com/ogel).

Commentary: ICSID Proceedings in the Absence of a Bilateral Investment Treaty, 18 ARB. INT'L 305 (2002).

Roundtable Commentary: Regulatory Expropriation in International Law, 11 N.Y.U. ENVT’L L.J. 208 (2002).

Federalism, NAFTA Chapter Eleven and the Jay Treaty of 1794, 95 A.S.I.L. PROC. 202 (2001), reprinted in 18 NEWS FROM ICSID 11 (Spring 2001).

Representing States - a US Perspective, 6 ARBITRATION & ADR 46 (IBA Newsletter, Committee D, June 2001).
Positions or offices held
Chair of the Section, Chair of the Executive Committee, Council and Administration Committee, Section of International Law of the American Bar Association, 2012-2013.

Co-Chair, Subcommittee on State Mediation, Mediation Committee, International Bar Association, January 2009-2012.

Adjunct Professor, Masters 2 Professionnel de Droit du commerce international, Ecole de Droit de la Sorbonne (The Law School of the Sorbonne), Université de Paris I, Fall 2010, Fall 2011, Fall 2012.
Basil Woodd-Walker basil.woodd-walker@simmons-simmons.com +442078253105 Simmons & Simmons United Kingdom United Kingdom
Mr. Basil Woodd-Walker
Managing Associate
Simmons & Simmons

Address
CityPoint
One Ropemaker Street
London
United Kingdom
Tel.
+442078253105
E-mail
basil.woodd-walker@simmons-simmons.com
Nationality
United Kingdom
Languages
English
Bazil Oglinda bazil.oglinda@oglindalawyers.ro +40211027600 Court of International Commercial Arbitration attached to the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania Romania Romania
Mr. Bazil Oglinda
Arbitrator, Lawyer
Court of International Commercial Arbitration attached to the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Romania

Address
Octavian Goga Boulevard no. 2, 3rd District
Mantuleasa Street no. 17, 2nd District
Bucharest
Romania
Tel.
+40211027600
E-mail
bazil.oglinda@oglindalawyers.ro
Nationality
Romania
Languages
Romanian, English
Beatrice Castellane beatrice.castellane@wanadoo.fr +33145206980 Cabinet Castellane Avocats France France
Mrs. Beatrice Castellane
Avocat at the Paris Bar
Cabinet Castellane Avocats

Address
12 rue Herran
http://www.cabinet-castellane-avocats.fr/en/
Paris
France
Tel.
+33145206980
E-mail
beatrice.castellane@wanadoo.fr
Nationality
France
Languages
French, English
Areas of specialisation
Antitrust, competition and trade, Banking and finance, Construction and engineering, Communications, media and technology, Employment and pensions, Energy, Environmental law, Information technology, Intellectual property, Investment and investment treaties, Real estate, State contracts/PPP
Publications
EN « Overview of French Arbitration Law », Presentation Keio University Japan (2019)
FR « L’usage du français dans l’arbitrage et le principe de la contradiction », Présentation CRCICA Egypte (2018)
FR+EN « Commentaire de l’arrêt de la Cour de Cassation du 15 juin 2017, République de Guinée Équatoriale c/ Orange Middle East and Africa, T. 145 », Journal du Droit International (Clunet), p. 149 (2018) / « Critical Analysis of French Supreme Court Judgment Equatorial Guinea v Orange Middle East and Africa of 15 June 2017 », Journal of International Law (Clunet), p. 149 (2018)
EN « Continental Civil Law v Common Law in International Contractual Disputes », Presentation Cle Paris (2018)
FR+EN « Commentaire de l’arrêt de la Cour de Cassation du 15 juin 2017, République de Guinée Équatoriale c/ Orange Middle East and Africa, T. 145 », Journal du Droit International (Clunet), p. 149 (2018) / « Critical Analysis of French Supreme Court Judgment Equatorial Guinea v Orange Middle East and Africa of 15 June 2017 », Journal of International Law (Clunet), p. 149 (2018)
EN « Continental Civil Law v Common Law in International Contractual Disputes », Presentation Cle Paris (2018)
FR+EN « Une brève histoire de la Cour d’arbitrage ICC »/ « A Brief History of the ICC’s International Court of Arbitration », Issue n°110 Echanges Internationaux ICC France, p. 18 (2018)
EN « Explaining the Rise of ADR in Telecommunications/ New Technologies Disputes », CiArb International Arbitration Conference - Paris (2017)
FR+EN « Brexit et arbitrage international - Mythes et Réalités » / « Brexit and International Arbitration – Myths and Realities », Issue n°158, Journal des Sociétés, p.3 (2017)
FR+EN L’exécution des sentences arbitrales contre les personnes de droit public – Le point de vue d’une practicienne non africaine » / « The Enforcement of Arbitral Awards against State Entities – The Point of View of a Non-African Practitioner », L’arbitrage en matière commerciale et des investissements en Afrique, p. 201 (2017)
FR+EN « Conventions d’arbitrage : soigner la négociation et la rédaction »/ « Arbitration agreements : negotiation and drafting » Issue n°108, Echanges Internationaux ICC France, p.29 (2017)
EN+FR « Third Party Funding : A Q&A with Beatrice CASTELLANE » / « Financement de l'arbitrage par les Tiers », North Carolina Journal of International Law, publication of March 29th, 2017
(NCJIL online : ncilj.org ⇒ Third party funding : A Q&A with Beatrice CASTELLANE)
FR+EN « Quand la justice étatique commerciale rattrape les standards internationaux, L’expérience de Singapour » / « When National Courts considering Commercial Disputes catch on to International Standards. The Singapore example (SICC) », Issue n°147, Journal des Sociétés, p.3 (2016)
FR « Contrariétés entre jugements étatiques et sentences arbitrales dans l'espace OHADA », Issue n°894, Penant, Revue Trimestrielle de droit Africain, p.33 (2016)
FR « Commentaire d’un arrêt de la Cour de Cassation, 9 juillet 2014, M.L. Lewis c/ M. Ch. Hunkeler et al., », Issue n°4, Revue de l’Arbitrage, p.1103 (2015)
EN “Critical analysis of a French Supreme Court Judgment dated 9 July 2014”, Issue n°4, Revue de l’Arbitrage, p.1103 (2015)
FR « L’affaire Ryanair : Un jeu de concurrence entre les plus hautes juridictions françaises », Issue n°135, Journal des Sociétés, p.3 (2015)
EN « Do Arbitrators and Counsel speak the same Language? », International Conference on Arbitration Discourse and Practice in Asia 2015, KLRCA (2015)
FR+EN « La langue de l’arbitrage : une jurisprudence rassurante » / « The Language of Arbitration : A Reassuring Judgment », Issue n°103, Echanges internationaux ICC France, p.13 (2015)
FR « L'arbitrage international et interne dans le secteur agricole/agroalimentaire », Issue n°83, Newsletter Crédit Agricole (2014)
FR+EN Présentation au "Wake up [with] arbitration" à Paris (2014) / Presentation at the "Wake up [with] arbitration" meeting in Paris (2014)
FR+EN Discours prononcé à l’occasion de la Rentrée Solennelle du Barreau du Niger, commémorant son 25ème anniversaire (2013) / Speech presented during the annual celebration of the Niger Bar, commemorating its 25th anniversary (2013)
FR+EN « Cour internationale d’arbitrage : une référence mondiale », Issue n°98, Echanges internationaux (Magazine du Comité Français de la Chambre de Commerce Internationale), p.29 (2013) / « The Practices of the International Court of Arbitration of the ICC : A global reference », Issue n°98, Echanges internationaux (Magazine du Comité Français de la Chambre de Commerce Internationale), p.29 (2013)
FR+EN « Justice et Religion », Présentation à l’Association des Juristes Franco-Britannique (2013) / « Justice and Religion in Arbitration », Presentation to the Franco-British Lawyers Society (2013)
FR « Succès et légitimité de l’arbitrage », Issue n°111, Journal des sociétés, p.3 (2013) / « Succès et légitimité de l’arbitrage », Issue n°111, Journal des sociétés, p.3 (2013)
FR « La Cour de cassation précise l'arbitrage du bâtonnier », Issue n°2, Revue de l’arbitrage, p.393 (2013)
EN « Critical analysis of recent jurisprudence of the Cour de cassation regarding arbitrations involving the bâtonnier », Issue n°2, Revue de l’arbitrage, p.393 (2013)
FR+EN « Sentences arbitrales : Face aux obstacles, quelles solutions pour les entreprises ? », Issue n°97, Echanges internationaux ICC France, p.31 (2013) / « Enforcement of arbitral awards: Faced with challenges, what solutions exist for companies? », Issue n°97, Echanges internationaux ICC France, p.31 (2013)
EN « French Case Law on Arbitration, Annual Report », Journal of International Arbitration, Issue n°4, p.1 (2012)
FR+EN « Comment vérifier l'indépendance de vos arbitres ? », Issue n°96, Echanges internationaux (Magazine du Comité Français de la Chambre de Commerce Internationale), p.29 (2012) / « How can arbitrators' independence be verified? », Issue n°96, Echanges internationaux (Magazine du Comité Français de la Chambre de Commerce Internationale), p.29 (2012)
VIDEO EN (2012)
« The AFA Arbitration Rules » by Béatrice Castellane, Honorary President FBLS (French Section)
EN « French Case Law on Arbitration Annual Report », Journal of International Arbitration, Issue n°4, p.1 (2011)
EN « The New French Law on International Arbitration », Journal of International Arbitration, Volume 28, p.371 (2011)
EN « French Case Law on Arbitration, Annual Report », Journal of International Arbitration, Issue n°4, p.1017 (2010)
VIDEOS FR (2010) :
Common Law - Civil Law 1 : La coexistence du Civil Law et du Common Law
Common Law - Civil Law 2 : L'opposition du droit coutumier du Common Law au droit écrit du Civil Law
Common Law - Civil Law 3 : Les équilibres différents du Common Law et du Civil Law : l'entreprise
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EN « Arbitration in Employment Relationships in France », Journal of International Arbitration, Volume 26(2), p.293 (2009)
FR+EN « Droit civil - Droit coutumier (Common law) : Schéma d'un face à face » / « Continental Civil Law vs Anglo-Saxon Common Law - The Twain May Meet But Never Merge », Issue n°59, SOCIETAL (2008)
FR « Lettre ouverte à Mme Rachida Dati : L'Europe en français n'est pas la même que l'Europe en anglais : une schizophrénie guérissable! » (2008)
EN The Paris Bar at the Women’s Forum (2007)
EN « Employment law and respect for privacy » (2007)
Positions or offices held
International arbitrator, Former elected Member of the Paris Bar Council (2004-2007)
President of the Arbitration Commission of the Comparative Law Society (SLC, Société de Legislation Comparée)
Honorary President of the Franco-British Lawyers Society (AJFB-FBLS)
Former Director of the French Arbitration Association (AFA, Association Française d’Arbitrage)
Former President of the French Association of Women Lawyers (AFFJ, Association Française des Femmes Juristes) (2008-2010)
Member of the UNCITRAL working group II on Arbitration and Conciliation
Member of the Editorial Board of the French Business Law journal, “Journal special des sociétés”
Member of the Institute of Directors (IOD, London) (2000 - ), certified in International Company Direction (2016)
Member of numerous arbitral associations including: the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA), the International Arbitration Institute (IAI), the ICC French Committee, the French Arbitration Commission (CFA, Comité français de l’Arbitrage), the International Bar Association (IBA), the International Association of Lawyers, (UIA, Union Internationale des Avocats) and the Arbitral Women’s Association
Member of the Kipling Society
Knight of the Legion of Honour (2010)
Ben Juratowitch QC ben.juratowitch@freshfields.com +33144563343 Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP Australia, France France
Mr. Ben Juratowitch QC
Partner
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

Address
9 avenue de Messine
Paris
France
Tel.
+33144563343
E-mail
ben.juratowitch@freshfields.com
Nationality
Australia, France
Languages
English, French
Areas of specialisation
Investment and investment treaties, Public international law
Publications
‘Departing from Confidentiality in International Dispute Resolution’ (2020) Vol XII Indian Journal of International Economic Law;

‘Unjust enrichment as a primary rule of international law’ in M. Andenas and others (editors) General Principles and the Coherence of International Law (Brill, Leiden, 2019);

‘Waiver of State Immunity and Enforcement of Arbitral Awards’ (2016) Asian Journal of International Law 199;

‘Hydrocarbons in Disputed Areas’ (2015) 44(4) International Law News 1;

‘Resolution of Disputes involving the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and Extraction of Natural Resources by Foreign Investors’ (2015) 108 Proceedings of the American Society of International Law 5;

‘Fora Non Conveniens for Enforcement of Arbitral Awards against States’ (2014) 63(2) International and Comparative Law Quarterly 477;

‘Diplomatic Protection of Shareholders’ (2010) 81 British Yearbook of International Law 281;

Retroactivity and the Common Law (Hart Publishing, Oxford, 2008), reviewed by Lord Nicholls at (2008) 124 Law Quarterly Review 712;

‘The Relationship between Diplomatic Protection and Investment Treaties’ (2008) 23 ICSID Review 10;

‘The Doctrine of Separability and Consent to Arbitrate’ (2008) 24 Arbitration International 475;

‘The European Convention on Human Rights and English Private International Law’ (2007) 3 Journal of Private International Law 173.
Positions or offices held
Head of Public International Law for Freshfields; Partner, International Arbitration Group
Ben Knowles ben.knowles@clydeco.com +442078765000 Clyde & Co LLP United Kingdom United Kingdom
Mr. Ben Knowles
Partner
Clyde & Co LLP

Address
St Botolph Building, 138
Houndsditch
London
United Kingdom
Tel.
+442078765000
E-mail
ben.knowles@clydeco.com
Nationality
United Kingdom
Languages
English
Areas of specialisation
Energy, Investment and investment treaties, Public international law, State contracts/PPP
Ben Carroll ben.carroll@linklaters.com +442074565406 Linklaters LLP United Kingdom, Ireland United Kingdom
Mr. Ben Carroll
Partner
Linklaters LLP

Address
One Silk Street
London
United Kingdom
Tel.
+442074565406
E-mail
ben.carroll@linklaters.com
Nationality
United Kingdom, Ireland
Languages
English
Areas of specialisation
Construction and engineering, Energy, Investment and investment treaties, Sport
Ben Giaretta ben.giaretta@mishcon.com +442033216411 Mishcon de Reya LLP United Kingdom United Kingdom
Mr. Ben Giaretta
Partner
Mishcon de Reya LLP

Address
Africa House
70 Kingsway
London
United Kingdom
Tel.
+442033216411
E-mail
ben.giaretta@mishcon.com
Nationality
United Kingdom
Languages
English
Areas of specialisation
Construction and engineering, Communications, media and technology, Energy, Investment and investment treaties, Maritime and shipping, Public international law, Transport
Publications
"What Will Arbitration Look Like in a Future Virtual World?", Arbitration Vol 85(4) (2019)
"Dispute Resolution in the Energy Sector" (2018 edition), Globe Law and Business – chapter LNG plant disputes
"The practice of emergency arbitration", Belgian Review of Arbitration, 2017, Issue 1
"Project management in international arbitration", McGill Journal of Dispute Resolution, 2016, Vol. 3
"Dispute Resolution in the Energy Sector" (2012 edition), Globe Law and Business – chapter on Investment Treaty Arbitration
"Duties of arbitrators and emergency arbitrators under the SIAC Rules", Asian International Arbitration Journal, 2012, Vol. 8
Positions or offices held
Partner, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Benedict Odigwe benodigwe@yahoo.com +2348033268587 Bennex Global Consult Ltd Nigeria Nigeria
Mr. Benedict Osakwe Odigwe
Chartered Arbitrator, CEO (Principal Consultant)
Bennex Global Consult Ltd

Address
Close 49, House 5, Satellite Town
PO Box 8298, Marina
Lagos
Nigeria
Tel.
+2348033268587
E-mail
benodigwe@yahoo.com
Nationality
Nigeria
Languages
English, Yoruba, Igbo
Areas of specialisation
Antitrust, competition and trade, Banking and finance, Maritime and shipping, Real estate, Transport
Positions or offices held
CEO (PRINCIPAL CONSULTANT) / HOD / BUSINESS DEV.
Benjamin Hughes bfhughes@outlook.com +6597240724 The Arbitration Chambers United States Singapore
Prof. Benjamin Hughes
Arbitrator
The Arbitration Chambers

Address
28 Maxwell Road
#03-18 Maxwell Chambers Suites
Singapore
Singapore
Tel.
+6597240724
E-mail
bfhughes@outlook.com
Nationality
United States
Languages
English, Spanish, Chinese, Korean
Areas of specialisation
Banking and finance, Construction and engineering, Communications, media and technology, Employment and pensions, Energy, Information technology, Intellectual property, Maritime and shipping, Real estate, State contracts/PPP, Transport
Publications
For a list of recent publications and presentations, please see www.hughesarbitration.com.
Positions or offices held
Fellow, CIArb, HKIArb and SIArb

Member, International Arbitration Committee, Korean Commercial Arbitration Board

Director, Korean Council for International Arbitration

Executive Committee Member, Seoul International Dispute Resolution Center
Benjamin Lissner benjamin.lissner@cms-hs.com +492217716200 CMS Germany Germany Germany
Dr. Benjamin Lissner
Partner
CMS Germany

Address
Im Zollhafen 18
Cologne
Germany
Tel.
+492217716200
E-mail
benjamin.lissner@cms-hs.com
Nationality
Germany
Languages
German, English
Benjamin Malek malekb@adr.org +12124844143 International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR-AAA) Germany, United States United States
Mr. Benjamin Isaac Malek
ICDR Director
International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR-AAA)

Address
120 Broadway, 21st Floor
New York
United States
Tel.
+12124844143
E-mail
malekb@adr.org
Nationality
Germany, United States
Languages
German, Romanian, Spanish, English, French
Areas of specialisation
Construction and engineering, Energy, Environmental law, Information technology, Intellectual property, Maritime and shipping, State contracts/PPP
Bernard Eder bernardeder@gmail.com +442078138000 Arbitrators at 24 Lincoln's Inn Fields United Kingdom United Kingdom
Sir Bernard Eder
Arbitrator
Arbitrators at 24 Lincoln's Inn Fields

Address
24 Lincoln's Inn Fields
London
United Kingdom
Tel.
+442078138000
E-mail
bernardeder@gmail.com
Nationality
United Kingdom
Languages
English, French
Areas of specialisation
Banking and finance, Energy, Maritime and shipping, Transport
Publications
Scrutton on Charterparties
Positions or offices held
International Judge Singapore International Commercial Court
Bernard Hanotiau bernard.hanotiau@hvdb.com +3222903910 Hanotiau & van den Berg Belgium Belgium
Mr. Bernard Hanotiau
Partner, Professor
Hanotiau & van den Berg

Address
IT Tower, 9th Floor
480 Avenue Louise B9
Brussels
Belgium
Tel.
+3222903910
E-mail
bernard.hanotiau@hvdb.com
Nationality
Belgium
Languages
French, Dutch, English, Italian, Spanish
Short Bio
Prof. Dr. Bernard Hanotiau is a member of the Brussels and Paris Bars. He is a founding partner of Hanotiau & van den Berg. Since 1978, he has been actively involved in more than 500 international arbitration cases as party-appointed arbitrator, chairman, sole arbitrator, counsel and expert in all parts of the world. He is professor emeritus of the law school of Louvain University (Belgium). He is a member of the Council of the ICC Institute and a member of the ICC International Arbitration Commission. He is also a former vice-president of the Institute of Transnational Arbitration (Dallas) and a former vice-president of the LCIA Court. He is a member of the Court of Arbitration of SIAC and a former Vice-President of the Governing Board of DIAC (Dubai).
Areas of specialisation
Banking and finance, Construction and engineering, Energy, Information technology, Investment and investment treaties
Publications
- Co-editor, Multiparty Arbitration (ICC Pub. No. 701, 2010) (with E.A. Schwartz)

- Complex Arbitrations - Multiparty, Multicontract, Multi-Issue and Class Actions (Kluwer, 2006 second edition 2020)

Numerous articles on international commercial arbitration and international commercial law
Positions or offices held
- Member, ICCA Advisory Board
- Emeritus Professor of Law, Universities of Louvain and Namur (Belgium)
- Member, Council of the ICC Institute
- Member, ICC International Arbitration Commission
- Former Vice-President, LCIA Court
- Former Vice-President, Institute of Transnational Arbitration (Dallas)
- Former Vice-President of CEPANI (Belgian Arbitration Center)
- Member, International Arbitration Club (London)
- Former Chairman, Club of International Arbitrators (Milan)
- Member, board of editors of International Business Law Journal (Paris), of The American Review of International Arbitration, of the Revista de Arbitragem e Mediação (Brazil) and of the Journal of International Arbitration
- Former co-chair of Committee D (Arbitration) of the IBA
Bernardo Sepúlveda Amor bernardo.sepulveda@creel.mx +525547480600 Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, S.C. Mexico Mexico
Mr. Bernardo Sepúlveda Amor
Judge
Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez, S.C.

Address
Campos Eliseos 67 - 801
Col. Polanco
Mexico City
Mexico
Tel.
+525547480600
E-mail
bernardo.sepulveda@creel.mx
Nationality
Mexico
Languages
Spanish, English
Bernardo Cremades bcremades@bcremades.com +34914237200 B. Cremades y Asociados Spain Spain
Prof. Bernardo Cremades
Senior Partner
B. Cremades y Asociados

Address
Goya 18, segunda planta
Madrid
Spain
Tel.
+34914237200
E-mail
bcremades@bcremades.com
Nationality
Spain
Languages
Spanish, English, French, German
Short Bio
Prof. Bernardo Cremades is a lawyer, arbitrator and senior partner of B. Cremades y Asociados. He is a Professor of International Business Law at Universidad de Madrid and is a member of the Institute of World Business Law of the ICC. He is the leading Spanish international arbitration practitioner (“number one practitioner in Spain for commercial arbitration legal expertise” and “one of the top names in the industry”, Who’s Who legal, July 2005). His international recognition includes Germany’s distinguished Verdienstkreuz award, and the French distinction of Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite.
Areas of specialisation
Communications, media and technology, Construction and engineering, Energy, Intellectual property, Investment and investment treaties, Real estate, Sport, Transport
Publications
- Arbitration in Spain, Butterworths, 1991
- Litigating in Spain: considerations for foreign practitioners, including judicial assistance, enforcement of foreign judgments, bankruptcy, arbitration and other civil proceedings, Kluwer Law, 1989
- Business Law in Spain (General Editor), Butterworths, 1992
- numerous articles in arbitration-related law reviews.
Positions or offices held
- Former President of the Spanish Court of Arbitration
- Member of the International Council of Commercial Arbitration (ICCA)
- Member of the Institute of World Business Law of the ICC
- Member of the Spanish Arbitration Club
- Member of CPR Institute for Dispute Resolution
- Member of the Association Suisse de l’Arbitrage
- Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
- Member of the International Arbitration Club
- Member of DIS (Deutsche Institution für Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit)
- Co-President Foro Hispano-Alemán (Madrid)
- Member and former Vice President of the London Court of International Arbitration
- Former President of the Arbitration Committee of the International Bar Association
- Permanent Member of the Spanish Royal Academy of Jurisprudence and Legislation
- Medal of Honour of the Master in Law of the European Union, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, 2015
Bernd Ehle behle@lalive.ch +41581052000 LALIVE Germany, Switzerland Switzerland
Dr. Bernd Ehle
Partner
LALIVE

Address
35, rue de la Mairie
PO Box 6569
Geneva
Switzerland
Tel.
+41581052000
E-mail
behle@lalive.ch
Nationality
Germany, Switzerland
Languages
German, Spanish, English, French
Areas of specialisation
Construction and engineering, Communications, media and technology, Energy, Information technology, Investment and investment treaties, State contracts/PPP, Transport
Publications
Eyeopeners – The Enlightening Effect of Site Visits in Construction Disputes, In: International Bar Association Dispute Resolution International, Vol. 12, No. 2, October 2018, pp. 175-194; SIA 150:2018 – Modern Swiss arbitration rules for construction disputes, Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA) Bulletin, Vol. 36, No. 4, 2018, pp. 895-906; Getting Off on the Right Foot: Preparation for Case Management Conferences by Counsel – with a Special Focus on Arbitration Proceedings under the ICC Rules, Revista Românǎ de Arbitraj, 2015, No. 4, pp. 40-51; Moral Damages in Investment Arbitration, Commercial Arbitration and WTO Litigation
Bernd Ehle, Martin Dawidowicz, 2013, In: J. A. Huerta-Goldman, A. Romanetti and F. X. Stirnimann (Eds.)- WTO Litigation, Investment Arbitration, and Commercial Arbitration, Kluwer Law International, 2013, pp. 293-326; Commentary on Article I of the New York Convention, In: Reinmar Wolff (Ed.), New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards, Commentary, C.H. Beck 2012 - Effective Use of Demonstrative Exhibits in International Arbitration, In: Alexander J. Belohlavek/Nadezda Rozehnalova (Eds.), Czech and Central European Yearbook of Arbitration 2012, pp. 43-59 - Practical aspects of using expert evidence in international arbitration, In: Marianne Roth/Michael Geistlinger (Eds.), Yearbook on International Arbitration, Vol. II, NWV Neuer Wissenschaftlicher Verlag, Vienna, 2012, pp. 75-84 - The Arbitrator as a Settlement Facilitator, In: Walking A Thin Line - What an Arbitrator Can Do, Must Do or Must Not Do, Recent Developments and Trends, Colloquium CEPANI40, 29 September 2010, Bruylant, 2010, pp. 77-95 - Belated nomination of arbitrator before the Swiss juge d'appui: Three recent decisions, ASA Bull. 2/2008, Vol. 26, pp. 392-399; Concurrent jurisdiction: Arbitral tribunals and courts granting interim relief, In: Anita Alibekova/Robert Carrow (Eds.), International Arbitration and Mediation - From the Professional's Perspective, Salzburg, Yorkhill Law Publishing, 2007, pp. 157-169; Arbitration as a dispute resolution mechanism in mergers and acquisitions, In: Campbell (Ed.), The Comparative Law Yearbook of International Business, Kluwer Law International, The Hague, 2005, pp. 287-311.
Positions or offices held
Partner at LALIVE
Bernhard Meyer bernhard.meyer@mme.ch +41442549966 MME Legal | Tax | Compliance Switzerland Switzerland
Dr. Bernhard Felix Meyer
International Arbitrator, Attorney at Law
MME Legal | Tax | Compliance

Address
Zollstrasse 62
PO Box 1758
Zurich
Switzerland
Tel.
+41442549966
E-mail
bernhard.meyer@mme.ch
Nationality
Switzerland
Languages
German, English, French
Areas of specialisation
Antitrust, competition and trade, Banking and finance, Construction and engineering, Communications, media and technology, Energy, Information technology, Intellectual property
Publications
CEAC – a new option for dispute resolution clauses in China related contracts (Co-Author), in Primerus Paradigm Magazine, 2013; Guerrilla Tactics in International Arbitra-tion (Co-Author: Chapter on Experience from Civil Law System), Kluwer, 2013; How Arbi-tral Tribunals Operate and Reach Their Decisions: Structuring a Bargaining Process (ASA Special Series, 2013); New Ways in Arbitration: The Chinese European Arbitration Centre (CEAC) for China related contracts (co-authored, in German; RIW Heft 1–2/2011, p. 12); Formalism in Arbitration – Good or Evil? (ASA Special Series, 2011); The Swiss Rules of International Arbitrations – Five Years of Experience, Special Publication by Swiss Cham-bers’ Court of Arbitration and Mediation on occasion of the 5 years’ anniversary, Edited by Rainer Füeg, Basel, 2009; Techniques for Saving Time and Costs in Arbitration, CEMAJ New Developments in International Commercial Arbitration, Schulthess 2008; Attorney Secrecy v Attorney-Client Privilege in International Commercial Arbitration, The Interna-tional Journal of Arbitration, Mediation and Dispute Management, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Vol. 73, No. 2, Thomson Sweet & Maxwell, May 2007 (Co-Author); Swiss Arbi-tration Rules, in Practice Handbook Arbitration, Vienna 2007 (Co-Author, in German); Lon-don Court of International Arbitration, in Practice Handbook Arbitration, Vienna 2007 (Co-Author, in German); Attorney Confidentiality in Arbitration (in German), Schulthess, Zur-ich 2004; Strengthening of the Swiss Arbitration Place: The Entering into Force of the New Swiss International Arbitration Rules (ASA Bulletin, in German), 2004; On-line Aid in Arbitration (in German), Swiss Arbitration Association, Zurich Group, 1999; Swiss Arbitration and Zurich Mini Trial Rules, Transnational Publishers, Inc, 1999; A New Challenge for Arbitration: Domain Name Disputes on the Internet (in German), Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA) Bulletin, 1997; Ad hoc Arbitration and UNCITRAL Rules (in German, 1997), European Institute, Zurich, 1997; The New Swiss Arbitration Act, International Bar Association, London, 1989; Arbitration Practice in Switzerland, International Bar Association, London, 1985;
Positions or offices held
Former Vice-Chair, Swiss Arbitrators Association (ASA); Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London; Fellow, Singapore Institute of Arbitrators, Singapore; Retired Co-Chair, Zurich Chamber of Commerce International Arbitration Court (today: Arbitration Court of the Swiss Chambers’ Arbitration Institution); Jurisdictional Council Member and former Vice-Chair, Dispute Resolution Committee Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA); Past President Swiss Arbitration Commission ICC; Member of the Swiss National Committee of the ICC; former Chair of ASA Zurich Local Group; Former Chair Arbitration Specialist Group of Zurich Bar Association (ZAV); Member International Arbitration Commission ICC and of several ICC Taskforces; Member Austrian Arbitration Association; Chairman Emeritus International Sales, Franchising and Product Law Section of the International Bar Association (IBA); Member International Business Law Committee of American Bar Association; Member Zurich and Swiss Bar Associations; Retired Chair Legal Committee of Swiss-American Chamber of Commerce
Bernice Gonzalez ggtax@consultant.com +17877178463 G G Tax Advisors, LLC United States, Puerto Rico Puerto Rico
Mrs. Bernice Gonzalez
Arbitrator- CPA
G G Tax Advisors, LLC

Address
PO Box 790
Cidra
Puerto Rico
Tel.
+17877178463
E-mail
ggtax@consultant.com
Nationality
United States, Puerto Rico
Languages
Spanish, English
Bo G. H. Nilsson bo.nilsson@westerberg.com +46766170906 Westerberg & Partners Advokatbyrå AB Sweden Sweden
Mr. Bo G. H. Nilsson
Partner
Westerberg & Partners Advokatbyrå AB

Address
PO Box 3101
Stockholm
Sweden
Tel.
+46766170906
E-mail
bo.nilsson@westerberg.com
Nationality
Sweden
Languages
Swedish, English
Positions or offices held
Partner
Boris Kasolowsky boris.kasolowsky@freshfields.com +4969273080 Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP Germany, France Germany
Dr. Boris Kasolowsky
Partner
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP

Address
Bockenheimer Anlage 44
Frankfurt
Germany
Tel.
+4969273080
E-mail
boris.kasolowsky@freshfields.com
Nationality
Germany, France
Languages
, Arabic, English, French, German
Borja Fernandez de Trocóniz borja.ftroconiz@linklaters.com +34913996020 Linklaters LLP Spain Spain
Mr. Borja Fernandez de Trocóniz
Partner
Linklaters LLP

Address
Almagro 40
Madrid
Spain
Tel.
+34913996020
E-mail
borja.ftroconiz@linklaters.com
Nationality
Spain
Languages
Spanish, English
Brandon Malone brandon@scottisharbitrationcentre.org null Scottish Arbitration Centre United Kingdom United Kingdom
Mr. Brandon James Malone
Chairman
Scottish Arbitration Centre

Address
125 Princes Street
Edinburgh
United Kingdom
Tel.
null
E-mail
brandon@scottisharbitrationcentre.org
Nationality
United Kingdom
Languages
English
Areas of specialisation
Construction and engineering, Communications, media and technology, Energy, Information technology, Intellectual property, Investment and investment treaties, Public international law, Real estate, Restructuring and insolvency, State contracts/PPP, Transport
Publications
IBA Arbitration Country Guide, Scotland

Getting the Deal Through Guide for Scotland
Brian White bwhite@kslaw.com +14045724739 King & Spalding LLP United States United States
Mr. Brian Avery White
Partner
King & Spalding LLP

Address
1180 Peachtree NE
Atlanta
Georgia
United States
Tel.
+14045724739
E-mail
bwhite@kslaw.com
Nationality
United States
Languages
French
Areas of specialisation
Construction and engineering, Energy, Environmental law, Intellectual property, Real estate
Positions or offices held
Vice President, The Atlanta International Arbitration Society (ATLAS)
Brigitte Stern brigitte.stern@jstern.org +33140469379 University of Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne France France
Prof. Brigitte Stern
Professor
University of Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne

Address
7 rue Pierre Nicole
Paris
France
Tel.
+33140469379
E-mail
brigitte.stern@jstern.org
Nationality
France
Languages
French