Opening Statements - Chapter 14 - The Art of Advocacy in International Arbitration - 2nd Edition

Author(s): 
Toby Landau
Raymond Doak Bishop
Page Count: 
28 pages
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Published: 
May, 2010
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Doak Bishop

is a Litigation Partner and a member of King & Spalding’s Latin American Practice Group. Mr. Bishop has over 27 years experience focusing on international arbitration and litigation of oil and gas, energy, construction, and environmental disputes. He has developed a national reputation for his experience in international arbitration, serving both as an arbitrator and counsel in large business disputes. Mr. Bishop is Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. Mr. Bishop presently serves as Vice Chairman of the Institute of Transnational Arbitration (1990-present) and as a member of the U.S. delegation to the NAFTA Advisory Committee on Private Commercial Disputes. He has previously served as Chairman of the Litigation Section of the State Bar of Texas and Co-Chair of the American Bar Association International Litigation Committee. His experience in litigation and arbitration includes: international litigation and arbitration; oil & gas and energy disputes; construction disputes; environmental disputes; high technology disputes. Mr. Bishop received his B.A. degree with high honors and departmental distinction from Southern Methodist University in 1973, and his J.D. degree with honors from The University of Texas in 1976 where he served as Research Editor of the Texas Law Review.

Toby Landau is a Barrister practising at Essex Court Chambers in London, and also a member of the New York Bar. He specialises in international arbitration both as counsel and arbitrator, and has extensive experience in this field. He has served as Arbitrator in over 50 major international cases in many countries, including ICSID (e.g. Biwater v Tanzania; Impregilo v Pakistan; Hamester v Ghana; GEA v Ukraine; Cambodia Power Cambodia Power Company v Kingdom of Cambodia), ICC, SCC, LCIA, and numerous other institutional and ad hoc arbitrations. As counsel, he has appeared in over 260 major international arbitrations, as well as many of the leading arbitration cases before the English courts.

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