The British Perspective and Practice of Advocacy - Chapter 20 - The Art of Advocacy in International Arbitration - 2nd Edition

Peter Leaver
Henry Forbes Smith
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28 pages
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PDF from "The Art of Advocacy in International Arbitration - 2nd Edition"
May, 2010
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Peter Leaver was called to the Bar by Lincoln’s Inn in July 1967, and was appointed Queen’s Counsel in April 1987. He has practised at the Commercial Bar in England, and has also acted in commercial cases in other jurisdictions. In the last few years he has spent most of his time sitting as an arbitrator in international commercial cases under the rules of many institutions, including the ICC, the LCIA and SIAC. In addition, he is a member of ACICA and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and was for many years an arbitrator at the Court of Arbitration for Sport. He is currently the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the London Court of International Arbitration.

Henry Forbes Smith is a Barrister practising international commercial litigation and arbitration at One Essex Court in London. He is a member of the bars of England, New York and New Zealand. He has a LLB (Hons) from the University of Otago, a BCL from the University of Oxford, where he was a Vinerian Scholar and a Domus & Harmsworth Senior Scholar, and a PhD in the conflict of laws from the University of Cambridge, where he was a WM Tapp Student. Before joining the English bar, he practised U.S. law with Davis Polk & Wardwell. He originally trained as a New Zealand lawyer with Chapman Tripp.