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Click here to enlarge.   Laurence SHORE IAI Member   
Via Barozzi, 1
20122 Milan
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Languages   English
Nationality   USA, UK
Bar Admission   District of Columbia - 1989
Virginia - 1991
Solicitor, England & Wales - 1996
New York - 2008
Education   Emory University School of Law (JD (with honors) - 1989); Johns Hopkins University (MA (History) - 1980; PhD (History) - 1984); University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (BA (summa cum laude) - 1977)
as Arbitrator  
Chair, Sole arbitrator or member of the tribunal in numerous international arbitration proceedings ad hoc (including UNCITRAL) and under the Rules of the ICC, LCIA, ICDR, AAA, CRCICA, ICSID
as Counsel  
Numerous international arbitration proceedings, ad hoc (including UNCITRAL) and under the Rules of the ICC, ICDR, AAA, LCIA, ICSID, CRCICA, and London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA) (oil and gas, telecommunications, mining, renewable energy, construction and engineering, banking, pharmaceutical industry, distribution, and general commercial matters)
Relating to  
• International Investment Arbitration: Substantive Principles (OUP, 2nd ed. 2017) (with C. McLachlan and M. Weiniger)

• "Document Production, Witness Statements, and Cross Examination: The Enduring Tensions in International Arbitration," in The Evolution and Future of International Arbitration 39 (S. Brekoulakis, J. Lew, L. Mistelis eds., Kluwer, 2016)

• "Do Witness Statements Matter - And if so, How can they be improved?," in Legitimacy: Myths, Realities, Challenges, ICCA Congress Series No. 18, at 302 (Kluwer, 2015)

• "Michael Schneider on Cross-Examination: A Respectful, Even Admiring, Albeit Uneasy Reaction of a U.S. Lawyer," in Stories from the Hearing Room: Experience from Arbitral Practice: Essays in Honour of Michael E. Schneider (B. Ehle, D. Baizeau eds., Kluwer, 2015)

• "2014 Year in Review: the top ten developments in international energy arbitration," 9(2) World Arb. and Med. Rev. (2015)

• "Arbitration, Rhetoric, Proof: the Unity of International Arbitration across Cultures," in Contemporary Issues in International Arbitration and Mediation, The Fordham Papers 2009 (A. Rovine ed., 2010)

• "You can bet the Company but not the State: the Proper and Improper Conduct of Sovereigns in Arbitration," 3(4-5) World Arb. and Med. Rev. (2009)

• "Applying Mandatory Rules of Law in International Commercial Arbitration," 18(1-2) Am. Rev. Int'l Arb. 91 (2008)

• "The Jurisdiction problem in Energy Charter Treaty Claims," 10(3) Int'l Arb. L. Rev. 58 (2007)

• "A Comment on the IBA Guidelines on Conflicts of Interest: The Fragile Balance Between Principles and Illustrations, and the Mystery of the "Subjective Test"," 15(3-4) Am. Rev. Int'l Arb. 599 (2004) (with E. Cabrol)

• "What Lawyers Need to Know About International Arbitration," 20(1) J. Int’l Arb. 67 (2003)

• "Disclosure and Impartiality: An Arbitrator's Responsibility," 57(1) Dispute Resol. J. 32 (Feb./Apr. 2002)

• "The Advantages of Arbitration for Banking Institutions," 14 J. Int'l Banking L. 347 (Nov. 1999)

• "Case Comment re The Application of National Broadcasting Company, Inc. and NBC Europe, Inc., United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, January 21, 1998," 1(7) Int'l Arb. L. Rev. 244 (1998)

• "Three Evidentiary Problems in International Arbitration," Schieds VZ - German Arbitration Journal 76 (Mar./Apr. 2004)

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