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2 rue Charles Bonnet
CH - Geneva 1206
Tel: + 41.22.702.1515
Fax: +41.22.702.1444

Languages   English, French, Persian (native)
Nationality   Switzerland, Iran
Bar Admission   New York - 2002
Geneva - 1995
Education   Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva (PhD - 2004); New York University School of Law (LLM - 2001); Fellow, Swiss National Research Fund (FNRS) (Young Scholar - 1990);
University of Geneva School of Law (Lic. iur - 1987)
Lecturer (Swiss Law, Development & Globalization) - Graduate Institute of International Studies (2007-08); Visiting Scholar (International Justice and Moral Philosophy) - New York University School of Law (2001-02); Lecturer and Assistant (Constitutional Law and International Human Rights) - University of Geneva School of Law (1987-92)
as Arbitrator  
Chair, Sole arbitrator or member of the tribunal in numerous arbitration proceedings, ad hoc and under the Rules of the ICC and the Swiss Rules
as Counsel  
International arbitration proceedings, ad hoc (including UNCITRAL) and under the Swiss Rules and the LCIA, ICC, Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA), CIETAC, and GAFTA Rules (mainly construction, oil and gas, banking and financial, and general contractual matters)
Relating to  
• Ordre public et arbitrage international à l'épreuve de la mondialisation. Une théorie critique des sources du droit des relations transnationales (Schulthess/LGDJ/Bruylant, 2005 and 2006)

• "A Practitioner's Approach to Interest Claims under Sharia law in International Arbitration," in Interest, Auxiliary and Alternative Remedies in International Arbitration 211 (F. De Ly and L. Levy eds., ICC Pub. No. 684, 2008)

• "In the shadow of the 'unruly horse': International Arbitration of the Public Policy Exception," 13(1-4) Am. Rev. Int'l Arb. 43 (2004)

• "Considérations pragmatiques sur la compétence respective de l'Arbitre et du Juge en matière de contrats de corruption," 19(4) ASA Bull. 672 (2001)

• "Arbitrability under the 1958 New York Convention: the Lex Fori Revisited," 17(1) Arb. Int'l 73 (2001)

• "Costs under UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules and their Adaptation to an Institutional Setting," in Swiss Arbitration Association Conference Papers (1997)

• "Juge d'appui et for de nécessité," 14(2) ASA Bull. 325 (1996)

• "L'Ordre public du fond et l'annulation de sentences arbitrales internationales en Suisse," 1995 RSDIE 223

• "Settlement of international trade disputes in South East Asia: The experience of the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration," The Malaysian Law Journal CXXII (1992)

• "New perspective in South East Asia and Delocalised Arbitration in Kuala Lumpur," 8(4) J. Int'l Arb. 104 (1991)

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