Marcel Leon Louis Victor Storme
Storme, Leroy, Van Parys
Professor, Law Faculty, University of Ghent (1952- ); Director, Institute for National and International Arbitration (1987- ); Visiting Professor & Holder of Belgian Chair, Univ. of London (Queen Mary College)(1985-1986); Chair of the Vlaamse Leergangen in Louvain (1986- 1987); Holder of the Cleveringa-leerstoel in Leiden (1987-1988); Holder Leverhulm Chair London (1991); Vice President, Belgian Centre for the Practice of National and International Arbitration (1975- ); Judge ad hoc European Court Human Rights Strasburg (1990-1991); Visiting Professor in France, Germany, Italy, Poland, China, England, Holland, Rumania, Portugal, Greece, Zaire, Burundi, Rwanda, Norway, Japan. Latvia, Spain, Brazil, Aruba, Suriname; Expert for the reform of justice in Argentina and in Ecuador, appointed by the World Bank; Chairman of a commission which had to control the quality of law faculties in Holland (1996), in Aruba (1997), in Suriname (1998), in Latvia (1999-2001), in Belgium (1998)
International Association of Procedural Law (President since 1995); Belgian-Dutch Association. for Comparative Law (Chairman since 1988); Belgian Centre Procedural Law (Chairman)
CEPINA Brussels; Euro-Arab Chambers of Commerce; ICC Paris; LCA London; Club of Arbitrators Milano
35 years experience mostly as Chairman of the arbitral tribunal, appointed by ICC, Cepina, FORA, and also Chairman or member of arbitral tribunals set up under the UNCITRAL rules and under the ICSID rules; sole arbitrator, party-appointed arbitrator, domestic and international proceedings, re: contracts, torts, international business law, intellectual property
Author of books on burden of proof, civil procedural law in Belgium, European Law and European civil procedural law, general principles of law, case law; articles in periodicals in Belgium and abroad on civil procedural law, European law, arbitration law, international contracts; Director, Belgian Quarterly Review Tijdschrift voor Privaatrecht; Co-Editor, Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Arbitrage; Editor, Procedural Reporter; Co-author (Storme, M. and Demeulenaere) International Commercial Arbitration in Belgium (Deventer 1989); Author, The Place of Arbitration (Gent 1993); Author, General Report on the Harmonization of Procedural Law in Europe (Gent 1993); co-editor Series Civil Procedure in Europe (1995- ); chief editor of the European Private Law Review (1992- ).