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Click here to enlarge.   Maxi SCHERER IAI Member   
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
49 Park Lane
London W1K 1PS
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)20.7872.1067

Languages   German (native); English, French (fluent)
Nationality   Germany
Bar Admission   Solicitor, England & Wales - 2010
Paris - 2001
Education   Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne (PhD - 2001; DEA - International Private and Commercial Law - 1999; Master of Law, German and French law - 1998); Universität zu Köln (LLM -1998); Sciences Po, Paris (Certificate in international political and social science - 1998)
Professor of Law (Chair in International Arbitration, Dispute Resolution and Energy Law) - Queen Mary University of London, School of
International Arbitration (2012-); Director, Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS), Paris; Global Professor - NYU Law School (2014-); Visiting Professor - UIBE Law School Beijing (2016); City University of Hong Kong (2016); University of Dijon, CREDIMI (2016); Bucerius Law School, Hamburg (2015); Georgetown Center of Transnational Legal Studies (CTLS) London (2010-2014); Freie Universität Berlin (2012-2014); Universität Wien (2014); SciencesPo Law School, Paris (2010-2013); Université de Versailles (2009-2014); ESCP Europe Business School Paris & Berlin (2009-2013); Université de Fribourg (2009, 2011, 2013); University of Melbourne (2010); Universität Würzburg (2010); Pepperdine Law School (2008-2010); Universität Basel (2007); Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne (1999-2009)
as Arbitrator  
Chair, sole arbitrator, emergency arbitrator or member of the Tribunal in numerous international arbitration proceedings ad hoc (including UNCITRAL) and under the Rules of the ICC, LCIA, DIS, International Arbitration Chamber of Paris (IACP), SCC and HKIAC
as Counsel  
Numerous international arbitration proceedings under the Rules of the DIS, HKIAC, ICC, ICDR, ICSID, LCIA, VIAC, SCC and SIAC (with focus on energy disputes)
Relating to  
• Arbitrating Under the 2014 LCIA Rules: A User's Guide (Kluwer, 2015)(with L. Richman and R. Gerbay)

• Editor, International Arbitration in the Energy and Natural Resources Sector (forthcoming, OUP)

• Co-editor, Transparency in International Investment Arbitration (A Guide to the UNCITRAL Standard on Transparency in Treaty-Based Investor-State Arbitration) (Cambridge University Press, 2015)(with D. Euler and M. Gehring)

Numerous articles on international arbitration, in English, French and German, including:

• "A Comparative and Normative Analysis of Parties’ Agreements on Judicial Review of Awards," 32(3) Arb. Int'l 437 (2016)

• "Effects of International Judgments Relating to Awards," 43(5) Pepperdine L.J. 637 (2016)

• "Limits to Party Autonomy during the Post-Award Review Stage," in Limits to Party Autonomy in International Commercial Arbitration 441 (F. Ferrari ed., Juris Publishing, 2016)(with L. Silberman)

• "L'autorité de chose jugée des décisions relatives au contrôle des sentences [Res Judicata of foreign judgments relating to arbitral awards]," 2016(1) Rev. arb. 183 (with S. Bollée, L. Radicati di Brozolo and B. Zajdela)

• "The New Emergency Arbitrator Provisions and Other Options for Urgent Relief Under the 2014 LCIA Rules," 4(1) Eur. Int'l Arb. Rev. 81 (2015)

• "Ethical Questions Regarding Counsel Conduct in Arbitration: Example of the LCIA Guidelines," in What a Counsel in Arbitration Can Do, Must Do or Must not Do? 17 (V. Foncke and B. Kohl eds., Bruylant, 2015)

• "Les effets des jugements étrangers relatifs aux sentences arbitrales," in Droit International Privé, Travaux du Comité Français de Droit International Privé, Années 2012-2014, at 101 (Pedone, 2015)

• "Set-Off In International Arbitration," in Austrian Yearbook of International Arbitration 2015, at 451 (C. Klausegger, P. Klein et al eds., Manz, 2015)

• "A Cross-Channel Divide Over Unilateral Dispute Resolution Clauses," in Jurisdictional Choices in Times of Trouble 10 (G. Affaki and H. Grigera Naon eds., ICC Publ. No. 755E, 2015)

• "Effects of Foreign Judgments Relating to International Arbitral Awards: Is the 'Judgment Route' the Wrong Road?," 4(3) J. Int'l Disp. Settlement 587 (2013)

• "Forum Shopping and Post-Award Judgments," in Forum Shopping in the International Commercial Arbitration Context 313 (F. Ferrari ed., Sellier, 2013)(with L. Silberman)

• "Third-Party Funding In International Arbitration: Towards Mandatory Disclosure Of Funding Agreements?," in Third-Party Funding in International Arbitration 95 (ICC Publ. No. 752E, 2013)

• "Le financement par les tiers des procedures d’arbitrage international — une vue d’Europe Seconde partie : le debat juridique [Third Party Funding in International Arbitration in Europe: Part 2 – The Legal Debate]," 2012(6) Rev. dr. aff. int. / Int'l Bus. L.J. 649 (with A. Goldsmith and C. Flechet)

• "Third Party Funding in International Arbitration in Europe: Part 1 – Funders’ Perspectives," 2012(2) Rev. dr. aff. int. / Int'l Bus. L.J. 207 (with A. Goldsmith)

• "Le choix implicite dans les jurisprudences nationales : vers une interprétation uniforme du Règlement ? – ’exemple du choix tacite résultant des clauses attributives de juridiction et d’arbitrage [Implied Choice Under National Case Law : Towards a Uniform Interpretation of the Regulation ? – The Example of Implied Choice Resulting From Jurisdiction or Arbitration Agreements]," in Le règlement communautaire "Rome I" et le choix de loi dans les contrats internationaux 253 (S. Corneloup and N. Joubert eds., LexisNexis, 2011)

• "Revision To French Arbitration Law Arrives," N.Y.L.J., 16 May, 2010 (with G. Born and J. Pierce)

• "Globalization of International Commercial Arbitration," 2010(2) Rev. Jur. SciencesPo 64

• "Zwänge und Entwicklungen im Prozessrecht: Das Neue Deutsche Schiedsverfahrensrecht [Necessity and Development in Procedural Law: The New German Arbitration Law]," in Gerichtsverfahren zwischen Gerechtigkeit und Ökonomie [Judicial Process Between Justice and Economics] 141(U. Blaurock ed., Mohr Siebeck, 2005)

• "Pre-Trial Discovery nach dem Haager Beweisübereinkommen [Pre-Trial Discovery Under the Hague Convention on the Taking of Evidence Abroad]," Commentary of the Paris Court of Appeals decision dated 18 Sept. 2003, 2005(5) IPRax 456 (with M. Reufels)

• "Pre-Trial Discovery-Maßnahmen in Deutschland: Neuauflage des Deutsch-Amerikanischen Justizkonflikts [Pre-Trial Discovery in Germany: Another US-German Judiciary Conflict?]," Vol. 9 RIW 667 (1999)(with M. Reufels)

• "Revision To French Arbitration Law Arrives," N.Y.L.J., 16 May, 2010 (with G. Born and J. Pierce)

• "Note on the French Supreme Court decision dated 11 January 2005," 2006 Rev.crit.DIP 85

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