Advocacy in International Commercial Arbitration: ASA Special Series No. 36 - Advocacy Training for International Commercial and Investment Arbitration

Jeffrey M. Waincymer
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32 pages
July, 2013
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Jeff Waincymer is a Professor of international trade law at the faculty of law, Monash University in Melbourne, Australia. He teaches in the fields of arbitration, various international trade subjects, taxation and advocacy through the Vis Moot commercial arbitration competition. He has taught for over 25 years to undergraduates, post-graduates and also to Australian and foreign government officials. He is regularly invited to conduct training programs run through government and aid agencies.

He is a Qualified Legal Practitioner and Accredited Mediator, practicing solely in the fields of international trade, customs, arbitration and ADR. He is also an Australian Government Nominee as a panellist for the WTO and has acted as a panellist. He is also an Australian government nominated ICSID panellist and has been an ICC and SIAC appointed arbitrator. He has also been a consultant to the Australian Law Reform Commission, the Administrative Review Council, the Victorian Government and a number of Federal Departments and agencies.

His research is primarily in the fields of international trade law, arbitration and taxation. He is the author of WTO Litigation: Procedural Aspects of Formal Dispute Settlement, and Australian Income Tax: Principles and Policy, Second Edition, and a joint author of A Practical Guide to International Commercial Arbitration and also International Trade Law: Commentary and Materials, Second Edition. He is the Co-Convenor of the International Trade and Business Law Focus Group of the International Law Section of the Law Council of Australia (the peak Bar Council).