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Click here to enlarge.   William KIRTLEY IAI Member   
Aceris Law
Rue du Rhone 14
1204 Geneva
Tel: +41 22 819 1812
Tel: +41 78 611 9019 (Cell)
Fax: +41 22 819 1900

Languages   English (native); French (fluent)
Nationality   USA, France
Bar Admission   New York – 2004
Paris - 2007
Washington, DC - 2008
Education   Columbia Law School (JD - 2004); Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne (Maîtrise en droit (mention) - 2004); Harvard University (BA (magna cum laude) - 1997)
Lecturer - Université Paris X-Nanterre Law School
as Arbitrator  
Sole arbitrator in arbitration proceedings under the Rules of the ICC and the DIAC
as Counsel  
Numerous international arbitration proceedings, ad hoc (under UNCITRAL Rules) and under the Rules of the ICC, ICSID, OHADA, CCJA, LCIA, SCC, Romanian CICA, AFA, CIArb and ICJ (mainly joint ventures, construction, SPA’s, industrial, mining, oil and gas, logistics, pharmaceutical, telecommunications, and IT disputes); arbitration-related proceedings before national courts
Relating to  
• "Should an Arbitral Tribunal Order Security for Costs When an Impecunious Claimant is Relying upon Third Party Funding?," 30(1) J. Int’l Arb. 17 (2013) (with K. Wietrzykowski)

• "France," in International Comparative Legal Guide to International Arbitration 2013 (with B. Le Bars)

• "The Status of the Report of the Executive Directors on the ICSID Convention," 27(1) ICSID Rev. 159 (2012) (with B. Legum)

• "France," in International Comparative Legal Guide to International Arbitration 2012 (with B. Le Bars)

• "La gestion des contentieux en Afrique : Enjeux et Stratégies," MEDEF : C’est à vous, Sept. 2012, at 71 (with B. Le Bars)

• "Court-Ordered Discovery in the United States Under 28 USC § 1782 for Use in Foreign International Arbitrations: Its Evolution, Current Trends, Strategic Use and Dangers," 14(2) Int’l Arb. L. Rev. 54 (2011)

• "The Transfer of Treaty Claims and Treaty-Shopping in Investor-State Disputes," 10(3) J. World Inv. & Trade 427 (2009)

• "Bringing Claims and Enforcing International Arbitration Awards Against Sub-Saharan African States and Parties," 8(1) L. & Pract. Int'l Cts. & Tribs. 143 (2009)

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