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Sir Elihu Lauterpacht QC 1928-2017

Sir Elihu Lauterpacht QC 1928-2017

13 February 2017

Sir Elihu Lauterpacht, whose distinguished career in international law included acting in inter-state and investor-state arbitrations and who founded the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law at Cambridge University, has died aged 88.

Lord Goff 1926 - 2016

Lord Goff 1926 - 2016

Premium article - 22 August 2016

Lord Goff, a leading British commercial barrister and judge who came up with a bias test applying to international arbitrators and gave his name to a celebrated lecture series in Hong Kong, has died aged 89.

Dolliver Nelson 1932-2016

Dolliver Nelson 1932-2016

Premium article - 28 July 2016

Dolliver Nelson, the former president of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea and arbitrator of a famous maritime dispute between Suriname and Guyana, has died at the age of 84.

Robert von Mehren 1923-2016

Robert von Mehren 1923-2016

Premium article - 12 May 2016

Robert von Mehren, a pioneer of international arbitration and mentor of leading figures in the field, has died at the age of 93.

Sergei Lebedev, 1934-2016

Sergei Lebedev, 1934-2016

Premium article - 12 April 2016

A leading light of Russia’s international arbitration community for many decades, Sergei Lebedev, has died in Moscow aged 81.

Lord Dervaird 1935 – 2015

Lord Dervaird 1935 – 2015

Premium article - 13 January 2016

Lord Dervaird, an international arbitrator and leading proponent of arbitration in Scotland, has died aged 80.

Judith Kaye 1938 – 2016

Judith Kaye 1938 – 2016

Premium article - 08 January 2016

Judith Kaye, the first female chief justice of New York who went on to become a disputes specialist at Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom and chair of the New York International Arbitration Centre, has died aged 77.

Florentino Feliciano 1928-2015

Florentino Feliciano 1928-2015

Premium article - 16 December 2015

Justice Florentino Feliciano of the Philippines, one of Asia’s most distinguished international jurists and a well-known ICSID arbitrator, has died at the age of 87.

Arthur Marriott QC 1943-2015

Arthur Marriott QC 1943-2015

Premium article - 08 September 2015

Arthur Marriott QC, a leading arbitration specialist and the most recent winner of GAR's lifetime achievement award, has died aged 72.

Priyatna Abdurrasyid 1930-2015

Priyatna Abdurrasyid 1930-2015

Premium article - 17 June 2015

A leading Indonesian international arbitrator and the founder and chair of the country's arbitration centre, who was famously “kidnapped” at Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam to prevent him from hearing a case, has died aged 85.

Lord Mustill 1931-2015

Lord Mustill 1931-2015

Premium article - 30 April 2015

Lord Mustill, a British judge and arbitrator and former president of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, has died aged 83.

Andreas Lowenfeld 1930-2014

Andreas Lowenfeld 1930-2014

Premium article - 12 June 2014

Andreas Lowenfeld, professor emeritus of international law at New York University and part of the US delegation at the drafting of the ICSID Convention, has died at the age of 84.