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Derains et Associés, Paris (1991-1994); White & Case, Paris and Hong Kong (1994-1996); Norton Rose, Paris and London (1996-1999)
IBA, UIA, LCIA, Union of European Lawyers (Vice-President), Franco-British Lawyers Society, Society of English and American Lawyers, Chartered Insitute of Arbitrators (Fellow), French Arbitration Association, French Arbitration Committee, Swiss Arbitration Association, Arbitration Committee of the Canadian Council for International Business, British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Canadian Bar Association, Canadian Council for International Law, International Association for the Philosophy of Law, World Trade Law Association, African Society of International and Comparative Law, CEDR Accredited Mediator
International Chamber of Commerce (Canadian National Committee), London Court of International Arbitration, Indian Council of Arbitration, Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie de Genève, British Columbia International Commercial Arbitration Centre (International Panel), American Arbitration Association (International Panel)
Appointments as chairman, party-appointed and sole arbitratir in ICC proceedings; experience in over 90 international commercial and construction arbitrations (ICC, LCIA, ICSID, SCC, ZCC and ad hoc) as counsel or legal advisor to parties; advocacy before international arbitral tribunals in both English and French; counsel to parties in pre-arbitral mediation proceedings including CEDR mediation; Member for Canada of the ICC Commission on International Arbitration and the International Arbitration Committee of the International Law Association
“An Overview of the Key Changes to the ICC Rules for International Arbitration,” Practical Arbitration Journal, vol. 1, no. 3, pg. 32 (1997); “The Applicable Law in International Arbitration under the New England Arbitration Act 1996,” Arbitration International, vol. 13, no. 7, pg. 37 (1997); “The German Institution of Arbitration Issues New Arbitration Rules,” (with Joachim Keckenburg), Mealey’s International Arbitration Report, vol. 13, no. 7, pg. 37 (1998); “The New English Arbitration Act,” Tijdschrift voor Arbitrage, no. 3, pg. 81 (1998); “Global Warming: Milder Still in England,” The International Law Review, vols. 2 and 4 (1999); “The internationalisation of English Arbitration Law,” ICC Bulletin, vol. 11, no. 1, pg. 16 (2000).