Paul von Mühlendahl is an associate based in the Paris office of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton. His practice focuses on international arbitration, in particular investor-state disputes, and public international law, including public international law of the sea. Mr von Mühlendahl publishes on various aspects of public international law, and he is regularly invited to speak at conferences. He lectures on public international law at the Université Paris-Sud and at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (Sciences Po). He also lectures on investment arbitration at the Ecole de formation professionnelle des Barreaux de la Cour d’Appel de Paris (EFB). Mr von Mühlendahl obtained a PhD in public international law from the Université Paris-Sud in 2012. He is a member of the Bar in Paris (France). He is a member of the International Law Association, the European Society of International Law, the Société française pour le droit international, the Association Internationale du Droit de la Mer, and he is a permanent Invited Member of the French Naval Academy. His native language is German; he is fluent in English, Spanish and French, and proficient in Italian, Arabic, Catalan and Dutch. Mr von Mühlendahl joined Cleary Gottlieb in 2014.