Eduardo Silva Romero

Eduardo Silva Romero

Partner, Dechert
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Eduardo Silva Romero is the co-chair of Dechert’s international arbitration global practice and a partner at Dechert’s Paris office. He focuses his practice on arbitration matters, particularly disputes involving states and state entities. He has experience in all areas of international arbitration, including telecommunication, construction, mining, oil and gas and electricity. As an arbitrator, he has acted in more than 140 arbitrations.

He is also Professor Emeritus at the University of Rosario in Bogotá. He teaches investment arbitration at the Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas University, investment arbitration and international contracts at the Paris Institute for Political Studies (Sciences Po) and french arbitration law at the University of Paris-Dauphine (Paris IX).

Silva Romero is a member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration and the chair of the ICC Institute of World Business Law. He was deputy secretary general of the ICC International Court of Arbitration from 2000 to 2004, and vice-chair of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR from 2007 to 2017. More recently, he was the chair of the IBA Arbitration Committee from 2017 to 2018.

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