Every year, the McGill Dispute Resolution Lecture Series puts our law students in contact with noted international arbitration practitioners from around the world and from many dispute resolution institutions.
Charles Jarrosson, Paris II (Panthéon-Assas) (bio). Les relations juridiques de l’institution d’arbitrage avec les parties et les arbitres, September 14, 2017.
Pierre-Olivier Savoie, Savoie Arbitration (bio). The Legal Framework of Investment Arbitration, September 13, 2017.
Caroline Devaux, College of Europe (bio). La fabrique du droit du commerce international : Acteurs, processus et risques encourus, March 24, 2017.
Simona Grossi, Loyola Law School (bio). Frontloading in Civil Proceedings, November 16, 2016.
Julien Sieveking, WADA Director (bio), Legal Affairs. Sports arbitration and the World Anti-Doping Agency, Wednesday, October 19, 2016.
Ryan Reetz and Pedro Martinez-Fraga, Bryan Cave, Miami, USA, Public Purpose in International Law: Rethinking Regulatory Sovereignty in the Global Era, 14 March 2016
Anne Hoffmann, Al Tamimi & Co., Dubai, Counterclaims in International Investment Law, 24 February 2016.
Yasmine Lahlou, Partner, Chaffetz Lindsey LLP, New York, International arbitration in a flat world: Dos and Don’ts in picking your seat and your rules, 15 February 2016.
Annie Lespérance, Cabinet Yves Fortier, Canada, The Role of the Tribunal Secretary in International Arbitration, 10 February 2016.
Martins Paparinskis, Faculty of Laws, University College London, UK, Investor-State Dispute Settlement and the Judicial Function, 9 November 2015.
Gary Friedman, Harvard Negotiation Institute, USA, Inside Out: How Self-Reflection Can Help Conflict Professionals and their Clients, 19 October 2015.
Arie Reich, Faculty of Law, Bar-Ilan University, Israel, Dispute Settlement in the WTO: A Critical Appraisal by an Experienced Panelist, 8 April 2015.
Pierre-Olivier Savoie, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, The Phenomenon of "Lex Mercatoria", March 16, 2015.
Florian Grisel, Senior Lecturer, King’s College London, The Role of the ICC in Negotiating the 1958 New York Convention, March 11, 2015.
Olivier André, Special Counsel, International Institute for Conflict Prevention & Resolution, The Arbitrator, March 9, 2015
Mark Luz, Counsel, Trade Law Bureau, Department of Foreign Affairs & International Trade, Canada, The Role of Counsel in International Investment Treaty Arbitration, February 4, 2015
Claudia Salomon, Partner & Global Co-Chair of the International Arbitration Group, Latham & Watkins LLP, Navigating the Intersection of Courts & International Arbitration, January 21, 2015
Haig Oghigian, Partner, Baker & McKenzie, Tokyo, Asia Pacific’s Influence on the Development of ADR, April 3, 2014
Brian King, Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, New York, Apples and Oranges are Both Still Fruits: Comparing International Commercial and Investment Arbitration, March 18, 2014
Charles Jarosson, Professeur à l’Université de Paris II (Panthéon-Assass), The Notion of International Public Policy, March 13, 2014
Angus Gunn Q.C., Partner, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, Vancouver, The UNCITRAL Model Law in Canada: Reforming the Uniform International Commercial Arbitration Act, February 27, 2014
Rahim Moloo, Associate, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, New York, The Makings of an International Arbitration Award: its contents and discontents, February 13, 2014
Abby Cohen Smutny, Partner, White & Case LLP, Washington D.C., International Arbitration Involving State Enterprises, November 30, 2012
Barry Leon, Partner, Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP. Choosing the Arbitral Tribunal, November 21, 2012
Stephen Drymer, Partner, Norton Rose. The Wide World of Sports Arbitration, November 16, 2012
Quentin Loh, Judge, Supreme Court of Singapore, International Arbitration: The Singapore Perspective, November 9, 2012
Christophe Seraglini, Associate Professor, University of Paris XI; Counsel, White & Case LLP, Le nouveau droit français de l’arbitrage international, May 15, 2012
Meg Kinnear, Secretary-General of the International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), An Update on ICSID and Challenges in Investment Arbitration, April 2, 2012
Andrew Newcombe, Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Victoria, An Introduction to International Investment Arbitration, March 7, 2012
Laurence Marquis, Deputy Counsel, Secretariat, ICC International Court of Arbitration, Recent Developments in ICC Arbitration, February 28, 2012
Sophie Nappert, Arbitrator in independent practice at 3 Verulam Buildings, Gray's Inn, London, Intersections between mediation and arbitration, January 16, 2012
Andrew de Lotbinière McDougall, Partner, Head of International Arbitration Group, Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall, An Insider’s Perspective on Assumptions and Expectations in the Practice of International Arbitration, September 30, 2011
Jason Fry, Secretary General, ICC International Court of Arbitration, The 2012 ICC Rules of Arbitration – An Insider’s Perspective, September 21, 2011
Brooks W. Daly, Deputy Secretary General and Principal Legal Counsel – Permanent Court of Arbitration, The Permanent Court of Arbitration: Inside the Hearing Room, September 14, 2011
Lauro Gama E. Souza Jr., Associate Professor - Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro; Partner - Binenbojm, Gama & Carvalho Britto Advogados, The Law of Arbitration in Brazil: a Snapshot, April 14, 2011
Andrea K. Bjorklund, Professor, University of California, Davis, School of Law, Transparency, Precedent, and Ethics: Some Unanticipated Consequences, January 28, 2011
Alan Scott Rau, Associate Mark G. and Judy G. Yudof Chair in Law – University of Texas at Austin, School of Law, Understanding (and Misunderstanding) ‘Primary Jurisdiction, November 11, 2010
Robin F. Hansen, Assistant Professor, College of Law, University of Saskatchewan, The Power of Disembodied Rights: Multinational Enterprises and Investment Treaty Arbitration, November 1, 2010
Gus Van Harten, Assistant Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School, University of York, The Investment Arbitration Process and the Rule of Law, October 14, 2010
Stacie I. Strong, Associate Professor – University of Missouri, Senior Fellow – Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution, Recent Developments in Arbitration at the U.S. Supreme Court, October 4, 2010
Haig Oghigian, Partner, Baker & McKenzie, Tokyo, Asian perspectives on Commercial Dispute Settlement, September 23, 2010
Andrew de Lotbinière McDougall, Partner and Head of the International Arbitration Group - Perley-Robertson, Hill & McDougall LLP, A cosmopolitan law society: everything you’ve always wanted to know about the practice of arbitration, September 21, 2010
Martin Doe, Assistant Legal Counsel – Permanent Court of Arbitration, The Hague, The Permanent Court of Arbitration: Between Commercial Law and Public Law Adjudication, November 18, 2009
Haig Oghigian, Partner, Baker & McKenzie, Tokyo, Arbitration in Asia, September 21, 2009
Davis Robinson, (Former Legal Advisor - US Department of State; Arbitrator - International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), Comparing Dispute Settlements between Private Parties; Private Parties and States; and States, March 9, 2011
Brooks Daly, Deputy Secretary General and Principal Legal Counsel - Permanent Court of Arbitration, The Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague: History and Contemporary Practice, March 4, 2011
Uche Onwuamaegbu (Senior Counsel - International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) Secretariat of the World Bank in Washington D.C.), The Work of ICSID in Investor – State Arbitration, February 9, 2009
Georges Michel Abi-Saab, Chair - World Trade Organization (WTO) Appellate Body, The Multiplication of International Tribunals and its Impact on International Law, October 15, 2008
Catherine Quinn - Permanent Court of Arbitration (The Hague) & Annie Guérard-Langlois, ICC International Court of Arbitration (Paris), Granting of Arbitration Internships, June 30, 2008
Lauro da Gama e Souza, Professor, Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, International Commercial Arbitration in Brazil: Recent Developments, June 26, 2008
Gonzalo Flores, Senior Counsel - International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes, Work of the ICSID Secretariat, April 3, 2008
Julie Bédard, Counsel, Skadden Arps, New York, The Practice of Arbitration in New York, March 25, 2008
Davis Robinson (Former Legal Advisor - US Department of State; Arbitrator - International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes, Contrasting International Dispute Resolution in the Context of Private Commercial Arbitration, Investor-State Arbitration, and Inter-State Dispute Settlement, March 11 & 13, 2008
Sophie Nappert, Associate Member, 3 Verulam Buildings, London, The Practice of Arbitration in London, March 4, 2008
Alireza Falsafi, DCL Candidate, Faculty of Law, McGill University, Arbitration Under International Oil Contracts, February 19, 2008
Jason Fry, Secretary General - ICC International Court of Arbitration, ICC Arbitration - A Conversation with Jason Fry, January 29, 2008
Haig Oghigian, Partner, Baker & McKenzie, Tokyo, Arbitration in Japan and Asia, January 10, 2008