International Arbitration and Disputes
International arbitration specialist with over 22 years of experience, representing clients from around the world and industries as diverse as construction, energy, mining, shipping, technology, and telecommunications, in arbitrations under all major international arbitration rules, including AAA/ICDR, ICC, LCIA, and UNCITRAL. He has also acted in several investment arbitration cases under the UNCITRAL Rules and the ICSID Convention/Rules, as well as in commercial disputes involving states and state-owned entities. Licensed in several US jurisdictions, England and Wales (solicitor), and Spain. Experience representing clients in disputes governed by the laws of more than 20 nations across Latin America, North America, Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East.
NYC Bar Association (Chair, International Law Committee); NYIAC (Director & Former Executive Committee Member); CIArb (Fellow); Spanish Arbitration Club (Chair, NY/DC Chapter); ILA (PAST Vice President; American Branch); ICC Taskforce on Financial Institutions; ICC Taskforce on Emergency Arbitrator Proceedings.
Co-Authored “60 Years of the New York Convention: Key Issues and Future Challenges: An Arbitrator’s Obligation to Use Reasonable Efforts to Issue an Enforceable Award and Its Interaction with the New York Convention” (April 2019).
J.D., first in the class, Universidad Complutense (Madrid, 1997); Ph.D., cum laude, Universidad Complutense (Madrid, 1999).