1. Tethyan Copper Company Pty Limited, a company constituted and registered under the laws of Australia and owned in equal shares by Antofagasta plc, a company incorporated in the United Kingdom with its headquarters in Chile, and Barrick Gold Corporation, a company incorporated in Canada, hereinafter referred to as “Claimant” or “TCCA”, represented in this arbitration by its duly authorized attorneys Debevoise & Plimpton LLP. Counsel for Claimant are Messrs. Donald Francis Donovan, Mark W. Friedman and Dietmar W. Prager and Ms. Natalie L. Reid of the New York office (919 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10022, U.S.A.) and Lord Goldsmith QC and Mr. Matthew H. Getz of the London office (Tower 42, Old Broad Street, London, EC2N 1HQ, United Kingdom).
2. The Islamic Republic of Pakistan, hereinafter referred to as “Respondent” or “Pakistan”, represented in this arbitration by its duly authorized attorneys Mr. Ahmer Bilal Soofi, and Mr. Arthur Marriott QC of M/s ABS & Co. (12 Embassy Road (6th Avenue), Sector G-6/4, Islamabad, Pakistan); Ms. Mahnaz Malik and Mr. John Kingston of 12 Gray’s Inn Square (London WC 1R 5JP, United Kingdom); and Ms. Cherie Blair QC of Matrix Chambers (Griffin Building, Gray’s Inn, London WC 1R 5LN, United Kingdom).
3. Claimant and Respondent are hereinafter referred to individually as a “Party” and collectively as the “Parties”.