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Click here to enlarge.   Abdulhay SAYED IAI Member   
Sayed & Sayed
12, Youssef al-Azmeh St., Bahsa
Venezia Hotel Bldg., 4 th fl., Suites 02 - 03
P.O. Box 11317, Damascus
Tel: +963.11.231.9177
Fax: +963.11.231.1251

Languages   Arabic (native); English, French (fluent)
Nationality   Syria
Bar Admission   Damascus - 1993
Education   Graduate Institute of International Studies (IUHEI), Geneva (PhD - 2001); Harvard Law School (LLM - 1993); Graduate Institute of International Studies (IUHEI), Geneva (DES - 1993); Damascus University (Law Degree - 1991)
Lecturer (International Commercial Arbitration) - Joint Master's Program Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas / University of Damascus Law School (2005-2011)
as Arbitrator  
Chair or co-arbitrator in international arbitration proceedings, ad hoc (including UNCITRAL) and under the Rules of the ICC and the PCA.
as Counsel  
Numerous domestic and international arbitration proceedings, ad hoc (including UNCITRAL) and under the Rules of the ICC, DIAC and LCIA (mostly construction, intellectual property, corporate, joint venture and investment disputes)
Relating to  
• Corruption in International Trade and Commercial Arbitration (Kluwer, 2004; new edition forthcoming)

• "Duplicity in Corruption and Arbitration: Dealing with the Evidentiary Gap," in International Arbitration and the Rule of Law: Contribution and Conformity, ICCA Congress Series No. 19, at 266 (A. Menaker ed., Kluwer, 2017)

• "Towards a Reflexive Sociology of the Arbitration Field in the Arab World," 25(2) J. Int’l Arb. 289 (2008)

• "Sur la règle odieuse dans le commerce international : Le cas de la corruption [On the Odious Rule in International Commerce : The Case of Corruption]," 2003(1) Rev. belge dr. int. 91

• "La présomption de validité des contrats dans l’arbitrage commercial international [The presumption of contract validity in international commercial arbitration]," 20(4) ASA Bull. 623 (2002)

• "La question de la corruption dans l’arbitrage commercial international: Inventaire des solutions [The question of corruption in international commercial arbitration: possible solutions]," 19(4) ASA Bull. 653 (2001)

• Member, Board of Reporters, Institute for Transnational Arbitration (ITA)
with France  
Member, ICC Commission on Arbitration

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