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Click here to enlarge.   Peter W. THORP IAI Member   
Thorp Arbitration
29 rue Louis Blanc
75010 Paris
Tel: + (Cell)

Languages   English (native); French, Chinese (Mandarin) (fluent)
Nationality   New Zealand, France
Bar Admission   Barrister and Solicitor, New Zealand - 1992
Solicitor, England & Wales - 2003
Solicitor, Hong Kong - 2005
Avocat à la cour, Barreau de Paris - 2014
Education   University of Canterbury, New Zealand (LLB Hons (First Class) - 1992); University of Auckland, New Zealand (BA - 1981)
Lecturer - Université Paris Dauphine (2003-04)
as Arbitrator  
Chair, Sole arbitrator or member of the tribunal in international arbitration proceedings, ad hoc (including UNCITRAL) and under the Rules of the ICC, HKIAC, LCIA, SIAC, CIETAC, SHIAC and CAA (Taiwan)
as Counsel  
Numerous international arbitration proceedings, ad hoc and under the Rules of the ICC, SIAC, HKIAC, LCIA, CIETAC and ICSID (mainly general commercial, oil and gas, banking and finance, life sciences and investment disputes)
Relating to  
• "Belt and Road Initiative Disputes: How and Where Will They Be Resolved?," 12(2) NY Dispute Res. Law. (Fall 2019)

• "China," in IBA Arbitration Guide 2018 (with H. Sun)

• Co-editor, special issue on China, 4 TDM (2010) (with T-H. Cheng)

• "First ICC Arbitral Award of China," 12(6) Int'l Arb. L. Rev. N-69 (2009) (with H. Sun)

• "International Arbitration in China," 2008 Asia Pacific Arb. Rev. 1 (with H. Sun)

• "The PRC Arbitration Law: Problems and Prospects for Amendment," 24(6) J. Int'l Arb. 607 (2007)

• "Corruption, Bribery and Criminal Law Aspects of Business Disputes," in Managing Business Disputes in Today's China – Duelling with Dragons 219 (M.J. Moser ed., Kluwer, 2007) (with H. Sun)

• "China and Hong Kong: New Interpretation – One Step Forward, Two Steps Back?," 1(4) GAR 44 (2006) (with J. Kwan and H. Sun)

• "Treaty Arbitration – A New Mechanism for Resolving China Disputes?," 2(6) Asian Legal Business China 28 (2005)

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