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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
Premium article - 13 January 2016
Lord Dervaird, an international arbitrator and leading proponent of arbitration in Scotland, has died aged 80.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.