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Fernando Pombo 1943-2011

Fernando Pombo 1943-2011

Premium article - 08 November 2011

Friends are paying tribute to Spanish arbitration practitioner Fernando Pombo, founding partner of Gómez-Acebo & Pombo and a former president of the International Bar Association, who died from an illness on 4 November.

Stephen York 1958-2011

Stephen York 1958-2011

Premium article - 10 August 2011

Colleagues are paying tribute to Dubai-based counsel and arbitrator Stephen York, who died at the weekend after a short battle with cancer.

Mont Powell Hoyt: 1940-2011

Mont Powell Hoyt: 1940-2011

Premium article - 31 May 2011

Colleagues and friends have paid tribute to Mont Hoyt, an energy lawyer, international arbitrator and architect of the Texas International Arbitration Act, who died on 7 May.

Paris bar mourns 'one of the greats'

Paris bar mourns 'one of the greats'

Premium article - 29 March 2011

Practitioners in Paris have paid tribute to Jean-François Prat, name partner at Bredin Prat, who died on Saturday aged 69.

Claude Thomson QC (1933-2010)

Claude Thomson QC (1933-2010)

Premium article - 06 December 2010

Practitioners are paying tribute to Canadian arbitrator and former president of the International Bar Association, Claude Thomson QC - a pioneer of commercial arbitration in Canada, who died on 24 November, aged 77.

Lord Bingham of Cornhill (13 October 1933 - 11 September 2010)

Lord Bingham of Cornhill (13 October 1933 - 11 September 2010)

Premium article - 13 September 2010

Tributes are being paid to Lord Bingham, a pre-eminent British judge and, more recently, an international arbitrator, who died on Saturday.

Tadeusz Szurski 1923 - 2010

Tadeusz Szurski 1923 - 2010

Premium article - 22 February 2010

A public international law specialist widely regarded as the father of Polish arbitration has died aged 86.

Sir Ian Brownlie CBE QC, 1932 to 2010

Premium article - 17 February 2010

The public international law world has been shocked and saddened by the death of Sir Ian Brownlie CBE QC.

Robert Briner, 1930 to 2009

Premium article - 17 February 2010

Tributes have poured in for Swiss arbitrator Robert Briner, who died on 3 December aged 80.

Sir Ian Brownlie CBE QC 1932 - 2010

Sir Ian Brownlie CBE QC 1932 - 2010

Premium article - 06 January 2010

Lawyers covering public international law say they're shocked and saddened by the tragic death of Sir Ian Brownlie CBE QC, a leader in the field.