Lord Peter Goldsmith Q.C.
65 Gresham Street
Attorney General of the UK (2001-2007); Fountain Court Chambers (1972-2001); Visiting Professor of European Legal Studies at Columbia University (2013).
Singapore International Commercial Court Committee (Member); ABA (Council member of the International Law Section); American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative (Board Member); ICC Task Force on States and State Entities (co-Chairman); International Advisory Board of the Association of Caribbean Corporate Counsel (Member); Independent Governance Committee of FIFA (Member); Board of Trustees of the Access to Justice Foundation (Chairman); Bar of England & Wales (Chairman, 1995); Financial Reporting Review Panel (Chairman, 1997-2000); of the IBA’s Human Rights Institute (co-Chairman, 1998-2001); American Law Institute (Member, 1997); International Bar Association (IBA) (Council Member).
Executive Committee of the American Society of International Law (Member, 2009-2012); ABILA (Vice President and Member of Executive Council); ICC Young Arbitrators Forum (Steering Committee Member); New York International Arbitration Center (Chair of the Program Committee).
He has appeared in many cases in the House of Lords, the Privy Council and the Court of Appeal as well as international and European courts and in the courts of a number of other jurisdictions. Significant work includes leading cases on auditors’ liability; insurance and takeover law; banking law; company law; insolvency litigation; revenue cases; public law and public international law; and arbitration.
(Recent) “Clarity Needed On Foreign Arbitration Institutions In China”, China Business Law Journal (November 2013), “Across a Dynamic Global Terrain, A Helping Hand”, Caribbean Corporate Counsel Journal (Winter 2013), “What the NY Convention Means for Myanmar”, International Financial Law Review (April 2013), “U.K. Serious Fraud Office Issues New Bribery Act Policies”, Financial Fraud Law Report (February 2013), and “Investors Should Invoke Bilateral Investment Treaties if they are Hurt by Adverse Policies”, The Economic Times (November 2012).