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Timothy G Nelson

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Timothy Nelson remains a well-respected figure in the Latin American international arbitration sphere. He employs his considerable knowledge of public international law to assist corporate clients with a range of noteworthy commercial and investment treaty arbitration cases throughout the region.
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Experienced advocate in international commercial and investment disputes, including arbitration before ICSID, ICC, ICDR-AAA, LCIA. JAMS, SIAC, HKIAC and UNCITRAL tribunals. Lead counsel in wide variety of arbitration disputes (oil & gas/LNG, banking, M&A, telecommunications/satellites, private equity, hotel/hospitality, tax indemnities, retail and sports/motor racing). Has argued numerous large Bilateral Investment Treaty/Energy Charter Treaty arbitrations involving expropriation and allegedly unfair investor treatment by host states; also acts as counsel for private companies and sovereigns in U.S. cross-border litigation, sovereign bond and award enforcement disputes – as well as cases involving the Hague Conventions on Service and Evidence, the Alien Tort Act, "Section 1782" (cross-border discovery) and diplomatic/consular immunity. Experienced also in cases involving alleged misappropriation of artwork and cultural artefacts. Within Latin America, has handled controversies involving Venezuela, Ecuador, Cuba, Mexico, Argentina and Honduras; within Caribbean area, has handled cases involving The Bahamas, BVI, Cayman Islands, Trinidad & Tobago and Barbados. Co-editor of Take the Witness: Cross-Examination in International Arbitration (2d ed. 2019). Council Member, Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration.

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BA, University of New South Wales, Australia, 1990; LLB, University of New South Wales Law School, Australia, 1990; BCL, University of Oxford, 1997 (John Morris Prize for Conflict of Laws).

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