International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) panels: UK appointments announced

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Following a highly competitive process in March 2020, DIT is pleased to announce that the UK has appointed to each panel as follows:

Panel of arbitrators:

  • Sir Daniel Bethlehem, KCMG, QC
  • Sir Christopher Greenwood, GBE, CMG, QC
  • Christopher Harris, QC
  • Wendy J Miles, QC

Panel of conciliators:

  • Ian S Forrester, QC, LLD
  • Christopher Harris, QC
  • Professor Jan Kleinheisterkamp
  • Wendy J. Miles, QC

The appointed panellists will serve renewable terms of 6 years, after which they may continue in office until a successor is designated.

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This was the UK’s first open competition for appointments to these panels.

DIT expresses its sincere thanks to the UK’s departing panellists – Sir Franklin Berman, Sir David Edward, Sir Sydney Lipworth, Mr Francis Neate – for their work and contributions.

About ICSID

ICSID is an international arbitration institution for the settlement of disputes arising between states and foreign investors. It is part of the World Bank Group.

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The panel lists may be used by the parties to a dispute, or where the parties are unable to agree on a nominee.

The panel of arbitrators is also used for appointment to ad hoc committees.

The procedural framework for arbitration, conciliation and fact-finding proceedings is provided by the ICSID Convention and the ICSID Additional Facility. This framework is supplemented by detailed regulations and rules.

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Arbitrators and conciliators on ICSID tribunals and commissions will work in accordance with those rules, with administrative support from the ICSID secretariat.

Read more about the ICSID, the panel of arbitrators and the panel of conciliators.

Any queries about these appointments should be sent to [email protected].

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