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Click here to enlarge.   Franklin BERMAN QC IAI Member   
Essex Court Chambers
24 Lincoln’s Inn Fields
London WC2A 3EG
United Kingdom
Tel: +44.20.7813.8000
Fax: +44.20.7813.8080
fberman@essexcourt.com
http://www.essexcourt.com

 
 
Languages   English (native); French, German (fluent)
   
Nationality   UK
   
Bar Admission   Barrister, England & Wales - 1966
   
Education   University of Cape Town (BA - 1959; BSc - 1960); University of Oxford (BA - 1963; MA - 1965)
   
Academic  
Position  
Visiting Professor (International Law) - University of Oxford and University of Cape Town
   
Experience  
as Arbitrator  
Chair, Sole arbitrator or member of the Tribunal in international arbitration proceedings, ad hoc and under the Rules of ICSID, ICC and LCIA; Ad hoc Judge, International Court of Justice; Chair, Staff Tribunals: Western European Union (WEU); International Oil Pollution Compensation Fund (IOPCF); Chair, Claims Committee of the Austrian General Settlement Fund for Victims of Nazi Persecution; Member, ICSID Panel of arbitrators (appointed by the United Kingdom)
   
Experience  
as Counsel  
Legal Adviser to the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, London; Agent & Counsel before the International Court of Justice; Agent or Deputy Agent for the Young Loan Arbitration on German External Debts; UK/French arbitration on delimitation of the continental shelf; counsel, Temple of Preah Vihear (Interpretation) ICJ
   
Awards  
Rendered  
• ICSID Case No. ARB/98/2, Victor Pey Casado and President Allende Foundation v. The Republic of Chile, Decision on Rectification of the Award, 6 Oct. 2017 (full text ITA English)(full text ITA French)(full text ITA Spanish)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/07/27, Venezuela Holdings, B.V., et al (case formerly known as Mobil Corporation, Venezuela Holdings, B.V., et al.) v. Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Decision on Annulment, 9 Mar. 2017, (full text ITA English) (full text ITA Spanish)

• PCA Case No. 2012-10, Merck Sharpe & Dohme (I.A.) Corporation v. The Republic of Ecuador, Decision on Interim Measures, 7 Mar. 2016, (full text ITA English) (full text ITA Spanish)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/98/2, Victor Pey Casado and President Allende Foundation v. The Republic of Chile, Award, 13 Sept. 2016 (full text ITA French)(full text ITA Spanish)(full text ITA English)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/07/8, Giovanni Alemanni and Others v. The Argentine Republic, Decision on Jurisdiction and Admissibility, 17 Nov. 2014 (full text ITA English) (full text ITA Spanish)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/13/32, MOL Hungarian Oil and Gas Company Plc v. Republic of Croatia, Decision on Respondent's Application Under ICSID Arbitration Rule 41(5), 2 Dec. 2014 (full text ITA)

• PCA Case No. 2010-5, ECE Projektmanagement v. The Czech Republic, UNCITRAL, Award, 19 Sep. 2013, (full text ITA)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/06/3, The Rompetrol Group N.V. v. Romania, Award, 6 May 2013 (full text ITA)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/08/1 and ICSID Case No. ARB/09/20, Marion Unglaube and Reinhard Unglaube v. Republic of Costa Rica, Award, 16 May 2012 (full text ITA English) (full text ITA Spanish)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/09/6, Vattenfall AB, Vattenfall Europe AG, Vattenfall Europe Generation AG v. Federal Republic of Germany, Award, 11 MAr. 2011, (full text ITA)

• PCA Case No. 2009-11, Hicee B.V. v. Slovak Republic, Supplementary and Final Award, 17 Oct 2011 (full text ITA)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/06/8, Libananco Holdings Co. Ltd. v. Republic of Turkey, Award, 2 Sept 2011 (full text ITA)

• PCA Case No. 2009-11, Hicee B.V. v. Slovak Republic, Partial Award, 23 May 2011 (full text ITA)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/09/11, Global Trading Resource Corp. and Globex International, Inc. v. Ukraine, Award, 1 Dec 2010 (full text ITA)

• SCC Case V (079/2005), RosInvestCo UK Ltd. v. The Russian Federation, Final Award, 12 Sep 2010 (full text ITA)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/06/3, The Rompetrol Group NV v. Romania, Decision on the Participation of a Counsel, 14 Jan 2010 (full text ITA) (excerpts Kluwer)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/06/8, Libananco Holdings Co Ltd v. Republic of Turkey, Decision on Preliminary Issues, 23 June 2008 (full text ITA) (excerpts Kluwer)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/06/3, The Rompetrol Group NV v. Romania, Decision on Jurisdiction and Admissibility, 18 Apr 2008 (full text ITA) (excerpts Kluwer)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/03/4, Industria Nacional de Alimentos, SA and Indalsa Perú, SA v. Republic of Peru, Rectification of Decision on Annulment, 30 Nov 2007 (full text ITA) (excerpts Kluwer)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/03/4, Industria Nacional de Alimentos, SA and Indalsa Perú SA v. Republic of Peru, Decison on Annulment, 5 Sep 2007 (full text ITA) (excerpts Kluwer)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/01/14, F-W Oil Interests, Inc. v. The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Award, 3 Mar. 2006 (full text ITA)

• ICSID Case No. ARB/03/29, Bayindir Insaat Turizm Ticaret Ve Sanayi AS v. Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Decision on Jurisdiction, 14 Nov 2005 (full text ITA) (excerpts Kluwer)
   
Publications  
Relating to  
Arbitration  
• General Editor, Oxford International Law Library

• Member, Editorial Board, British Yearbook of International Law
   

 
   
 
 
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