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Pierre-Emmanuel Dupont

is the founder of the Public International Law Advisory Group. A lawyer and a consultant in public international law, international investment law and dispute resolution, he has specialized in advice to governments on public international law matters, with a focus on the law of the sea and maritime delimitation, dispute settlement before international courts and tribunals, the law of treaties and international economic sanctions and embargoes, as well as disarmament and non-proliferation issues. View more…

 

 

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Daniel H. Joyner

Professor Dan Joyner is a senior Professor of Law at the University of Alabama School of Law in the U.S. He has taught public international and international trade law in both the U.S. and the U.K. for more than ten years, and has taught specialty courses in international nuclear energy and nuclear nonproliferation law in four countries. He is widely regarded as a leading expert in the area of international nuclear energy and nuclear nonproliferation law, including IAEA safeguards, export controls, nuclear security law, trade and investment, and general international law. View more…

 

 

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Donald Lewis

Donald Lewis is a law professor and a consultant. He has served as a Visiting Associate Professor of Law, Lecturer in Law, and Research Fellow at Stanford Law School. He was previously an Associate Professor of Law at The University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law in Hong Kong, China. Professor Lewis has also been a Visiting Scholar at Harvard Law School and a U.S. Fulbright law professor in China. He is a leading expert on Chinese law, Chinese and international dispute resolution, and international trade and economic law. View more…

 

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David M. Ong is Research Professor of International and Environmental Law at the Nottingham Law School, Nottingham Trent University, UK and Visiting Fellow at the International Maritime Law Institute (IMLI) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO). His main research interests are in the International Law of the Sea, particularly on offshore joint development. View more…

 

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Gbenga Oduntan is a recognized expert in sovereignty and boundary issues, as well as in air and space law. He is a Senior Lecturer in international commercial law at Kent Law School, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK. His research interests and publications span public and private international law (Air and Space Law, International Courts and Tribunals; Arbitration; International Commercial Law, Land/Maritime Boundary and Territorial Disputes, International Economic law and Oil and Gas law). See more…

 

 

 

Martin Polaine

Martin Polaine is a lawyer of 30 years’ experience and a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (ACIArb). He has advised states, corporates and NGOs in Africa, Asia and Europe on public international law and international/transnational criminal law. His work has included treaty negotiation and drafting, international human rights law, the law of armed conflict, anti-corruption, counter-terrorism, countering maritime piracy, international co-operation in criminal matters, international sanctions, statehood/the recognition of states, immunities and international dispute resolution (including ICSID). He also has a strong and complementary background as a practising barrister and former senior prosecutor. See more…

 

Arvinder Sambei

Arvinder Sambei is a lawyer of over 30 years’ experience and has previously held the posts of Head of Criminal Law at the Commonwealth Secretariat, Senior Crown Prosecutor (Crown Prosecution Service of England & Wales), and Legal Adviser to the Permanent Joint Headquarters (PJHQ) at the UK’s Ministry of Defence. Arvinder has advised states, corporates and individuals on extradition law and international co-operation, public international law, international criminal law, counter-terrorism/terrorism financing and anti-corruption. As a senior prosecutor, she has also had conduct of many of the UK’s high profile extradition, counter-terrorism, transnational and war crimes cases. See more…

Julien Chaisse

Dr. Julien Chaisse’s practice focuses on a broad range of arbitration, litigation, government, and multi-jurisdictional legal matters particularly in the areas of foreign investment, international trade, green technology, biotechnology, hotels, and public utilities. He advises local and international clients on a diverse range of matters including international economic law, including treaty negotiations, investment and trade litigation. Julien teaches international law of foreign investment and transnational legal problems law at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. He serves as PIL Advisory Group’s local liaison for clients and prospective clients in the Asia Pacific region who are interested or engaged in cross-border trade, investment, and other transactions in Asia. See more…

Vasco Becker-Weinberg

Professor Becker-Weinberg provides legal advice on the law of the sea, maritime law and public international law to both public and private entities, including on matters concerning the delimitation of maritime boundaries, dispute resolution, provisional arrangements, marine natural resources, underwater cultural heritage, maritime security, human rights at sea, marine spatial planning, submarine cables and pipelines, offshore activities, classification and management of marine protected areas, conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction, environmental law, energy law, and EU law. He is currently visiting associate professor and co-coordinator of the LL.M program on “The Law of the Sea and the Sea-Economy” at the Faculty of Law of the Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. Professor Becker-Weinberg was legal adviser to the Portuguese Government, advising on matters regarding the law of the sea, maritime law, public international law and EU law. See more…

 

Lorenzo Schiano di Pepe

Prof. Avv. Lorenzo Schiano di Pepe, LL.M. D.R. is an expert in public international law, focusing on the law of the sea and international environmental law, but also EU law and conflicts of laws and jurisdictions. He is a Full Professor at the Department of Law of the University of Genoa, and a teacher of “Legal Aspects of Hydrography” at a master’s course programme in “Marine Geomatics” held at the Italian Navy’s Institute of Hydrography. Lorenzo is also a practicing lawyer, qualified to plead before the Italian Supreme Court and partner of the law firm Studio Legale Afferni Crispo & C. (SLAC) based in Milan and Genoa, Italy. He has pleaded, inter alia, before the European Court of Justice and has served as an expert witness on matters of Italian law and European Union law before foreign courts and arbitral tribunals. See more…

 

Nikos Lavranos

Prof. Nikos Lavranos is an expert in investment law & arbitration who has expertise in advising, litigating, negotiating, drafting legislation and providing expert witness reports. His clients are both investors and States. He combines his experience as policy maker and negotiator, legal consultant, academic and leading opinion maker. He is also the first Secretary General of the European Federation for Investment Law and Arbitration (EFILA). He is Arbitrator and Mediator for the Vienna International Arbitration Centre (VIAC), Mediator for the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCAI) and Mediator on the Panel of Mediators of the Energy Community. In addition to investment law & arbitration, Nikos also covers WTO law, EU law and the interaction between international law, European law and national law. See more…