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Click here to enlarge.   Alejandro A. ESCOBAR IAI Member   
Baker Botts LLP
41 Lothbury
London EC2R 7HF
United Kingdom
Tel: +44.20.7726.3456
Fax: +44.20.7726.3556
alejandro.escobar@bakerbotts.com
http://www.bakerbotts.com

 
 
Languages   English, Spanish (bilingual); French (working knowledge)
   
Nationality   Chile, USA
   
Bar Admission   Chile - 1990
   
Education   University of Cambridge (PhD - 1997); University of Chile (Law degree - 1990); Hague Academy of International Law (Certificate - 1989)
   
Academic  
Position  
Visiting Professor (International Law of Foreign Investment) - University College London
   
Experience  
as Arbitrator  
Member of the tribunal in an international arbitration proceeding under the aegis of the LCIA
   
Experience  
as Counsel  
ICSID Convention ad hoc proceedings under UNCITRAL Rules and ICC arbitrations (mostly nvestment treaty matters and State contracts); formerly Senior Counsel of ICSID; proceedings nder NAFTA Chapter 11
   
Publications  
Relating to  
Arbitration  
• "The Relative Merits of Oral Argument and Post Hearing Briefs," Arbitration Advocacy in Changing Times, ICCA Congress Series No 15 at 221 (Kluwer 2011)

• Summary, Inceysa Vallisoletana S.L. v. Republic of El Salvador (ICSID Case No. ARB/03/26), Award of August 2, 2006, 23(2) ICSID Rev. 311 (2008, published 2010)

• "Bolivia Exposes ‘Critical Date’ ambiguity," 2(3) Global Arb. Rev. 17 (2007)

• "Procedural Issues Raised by Treaty Interpretation in ICSID Proceedings," in A. Fijalkowski (ed.), International Institutional Reform: Proceedings of The Hague Joint Conference on Contemporary Issues of International Law 302 (TMC Asser Press, 2007)

• "Introductory Note to Bolivia’s Supreme Decree No. 28," 2006 ILM 701

• "Argentina’s Multiplication of Investor-State Arbitration Proceedings," in C. Leben (ed.), Le contentieux arbitral transnational relatif à l’investissement: nouveaux développements 219 (L.G.D.J. 2006)

• Note on CMS Gas Transmission Company v. Argentine Republic, ICSID Cases No. ARB/01/8, Award on the Merits, IBA Committee D Newsletter, Vol. 10, No. 2 (Sept. 2005)

• "The Use of ICSID Precedents by ICSID and ICSID Tribunals," 2005 Annual Meeting of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL), June 2005, available on line at [http://www.biicl.org/itf_conferences/]

• "The Waiver of Investor Rights Derived From Investment Treaties," 2(4) TDM 39 (Aug. 2005)

• "Argentina’s deluge of investor-State arbitration proceedings," 1(3) TDM 1 (Jul. 2004)

• "Investor-State Arbitration Under Mercosur," in N. Blackaby, C. Lindsey, A. Spinillo (eds.), International Arbitration in Latin America 281 (Kluwer, 2002)

• "Conducting Arbitration Proceedings Under the ICSID Convention," in B. Barin (ed.), Carswell’s Handbook of International Dispute Resolution Rules 206 (1999)

• "An Overview of the International Legal Framework Governing Investment," Proceedings of the 91st ASIL Annual Meeting 1997, at 488

• "Three Aspects of ICSID’s Administration of Arbitration Proceedings," News from ICSID, Summer 1997
   

 
   
 
 
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