Introductory Remarks - Provisional Application: Rien ne Dure Comme le Provisoire - Energy Dispute Resolution: Investment Protection, Transit and the Energy Charter Treaty

James R. Crawford
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6 pages
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PDF from "Energy Dispute Resolution: Investment Protection, Transit and the Energy Charter Treaty"
June, 2011
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James Crawford LLD, FBA, SC is Whewell Professor of International Law, University of Cambridge and a Fellow of Jesus College, Cambridge. He also holds a Research Chair of Law at Latrobe University, Victoria, Australia. From 1995 to 2010 he was Director of the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, University of Cambridge. He previously held chairs at Adelaide and Sydney. He is a Senior Counsel (NSW) and a member of the English bar, practicing from Matrix Chambers. He was the first Australian member of the United Nations International Law Commission and was responsible for the ILC’s work on the International Criminal Court (1994) and for the second reading of the ILC Articles on State Responsibility (2001). In addition to scholarly work on statehood, collective rights, investment law and international responsibility, he has appeared frequently before the International Court of Justice and other international tribunals, and is engaged as expert, counsel and arbitrator in international arbitration.