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Cristián Conejero Roos is a Chilean lawyer. He is currently counsel in the international arbitration group of Cuatrecasas in Paris and Madrid.He began his law studies at the Catholic University of Chile, where he graduated with honours (magna cum laude) and later became a lecturer in Torts and Civil Law. Subsequently, he obtained an LLM from Columbia University in New York, where he was also awarded the Parker School Recognition for Achievement in International and Comparative Law for his thesis on the impact of the UNCITRAL Model Law in recent Latin American arbitration laws, and became a Harlan Fiske Stone scholar.He was an associate of Claro y Cía in Chile, where he focused on arbitration and litigation, and a foreign associate at Shearman & Sterling in New York, where his activity comprised dispute resolution and project finance in Latin America. Before joining Cuatrecasas, he was counsel of the ICC International Court of Arbitration in Paris for Latin America, Spain and Portugal. In this capacity, Mr Conejero Roos supervised hundreds of international arbitration cases held all over the world and involving parties of more than 50 nationalities. He also served as secretary of the ICC Latin American arbitration group.Cristián Conejero Roos is currently a member of the board of reporters of the Institute for Transnational Arbitration (ITA), the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, the International Law Association (ILA) and its commission on International Arbitration, the International Arbitration Institute in Paris (IAI PARIS) and the ICC commission on arbitration, among others international associations. He is also a member of the Spanish Arbitration Club, the Portugese Arbitration Association, the Brazilian Arbitration Commission, the international scientific council of the Venezuelan Arbitration Commission, and the advisory board of the Argentine Commission for National and Transnational Arbitration (CARAT). Mr Conejero Roos is a visiting professor on international arbitration at the Instituto de Empresa, the Universidad de Alcalá and the Universidad Autonóma de Madrid. He is also a lecturer on international commercial and investment arbitration for the Specialised Masters in International Business Law and Management at ESSEC in Paris. He is editor and one of the authors of the book, Arbitraje Comercial Internacional en Iberoamérica. Marco legal y jurisprudencial [International Commercial Arbitration in Latin America: National Laws and Case Law] (Wolters Kluwer, 2009). He has also authored numerous articles on arbitration, published, inter alia, in the Journal of International Arbitration, ICC Bulletin, Revista de la Corte Española de Arbitraje, Revista Internacional de Arbitraje and Revista de Arbitragem e Mediação. He has also co-authored a chapter of the book Arbitration in Brazil: Practice and Procedure (Juris Publishing, 2006).
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