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Click here to enlarge.   Fabien GELINAS IAI Member   
McGill University
Faculty of Law
3644 Peel Street
Montréal (Quebec) H3A 1W9
Tel: +1.514.398.6623
Fax: +1.514.398.3233

Languages   English, French (native)
Nationality   Canada
Bar Admission   Montréal - 1990
Position   Former General Counsel, ICC International Court of Arbitration (1998-2000)
Education   Ecole des Hautes Etudes Internationales / Paris School of Diplomatic and Strategic Studies (Diploma - 1997); University of Oxford (DPhil in Law - 1995); University of Montreal (LLM - 1991; LLB - 1988)
Sir William C. Macdonald Professor of Law, McGill University (Civil law and common law contracts, Resolution of international disputes, International business contracts, Constitutional law); Associate Dean of Law, McGill University (2007-08); Director, Institute of Comparative Law, McGill University (2004-07); Visiting Professor, SciencesPo (2008-09, 2015-16); Lecturer, Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris II) (1998-2000); Lecturer, Trinity College, Dublin (1996-97)
as Arbitrator  
Chair, Sole arbitrator or Co-arbitrator in numerous international arbitration proceedings, ad hoc (including UNCITRAL) and under the Rules of the ICC
as Counsel  
International arbitration proceedings, ad hoc (including UNCITRAL) and under the Rules of ICSID and ICC (mainly international investment and taxation disputes)
Relating to  
• Foundations of Civil Justice: Toward a Value-Based Framework for Reform (Springer, 2015) (with C. Camion et al.)

• Editor, Trade Usages and Implied Terms in the Age of Arbitration (OUP, 2016)

• Co-editor, The UNCITRAL Model Law after 25 Years: Global Perspectives on International Commercial Arbitration (Juris, 2013) (with F. Bachand)

• Co-editor, D’une réforme à une autre: Regards croisés sur l’arbitrage au Québec (Carswell/Yvon Blais, 2013) (with F. Bachand)

• "Legal certainty and arbitration," in The Oxford Handbook of International Arbitration 377 (T. Schultz, F. Ortino eds., OUP, 2020) (with F. Bachand)

• "The Implementation and Application of the New York Arbitration Convention in Canada," Canadian Bar Rev. 92 (Dec. 2014) (with F. Bachand)

• "Interpreting the Model Law: Methodology and the Singapore Experience," in Singapore International Arbitration Law and Practice (D. Foxton & D. Joseph eds., LexisNexis, 2014) (with F. Bachand)

• "The Independence of International Arbitrators and Judges: Tampered With or Well-Tempered?," 24(1) NY Int'l L. Rev. 1 (2011)

• "Peeking Through the Form of Uniform Law: International Arbitration Practice and Legal Harmonization," 27(3) J. Int’l Arb. 317 (2010)

• "Dispute Resolution as Institutionalization in International Trade and Technology," 74(2) Fordham L. Rev. 489 (2005)

• "Investment Tribunals and the Commercial Arbitration Model: Mixed Procedures and Creeping Institutionalization," in Sustainable Development in World Trade Law 577 (M. Gehring, M.C. Cordonier Segger eds., Kluwer, 2005)

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