Laurence Shore is an international arbitration specialist with extensive experience representing clients in major arbitral seats, such as Geneva, Paris, London, Singa-pore, Cairo and New York City. He also sits as an arbitrator (ICC, LCIA, CRCI-CA, ICSID, UNCITRAL, ICDR, AAA) and tries cases in the US courts. He is a member of the LCIA’s North American User’s Council and ITA’s executive com-mittee. He previously served as the chair of the New York City Bar’s international law committee. Laurence is a member of the New York, District of Columbia and Virginia Bars, and is a solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales. Lau-rence’s law degree is from the Emory University School of Law, where he was edi-tor-in-chief of the Emory Law Journal (1988–89). He earned a PhD in history from Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, Maryland). He is a co-author of the second edition of International Investment Arbitration: Substantive Principles (OUP, 2017).