Obituaries

Carl Salans 1933-2021

Carl Salans, who founded the law firm Salans and was a leading specialist in international law and arbitration, has died aged 88.

26 November 2021

Martin Hunter 1937-2021

The disputes community continues to mourn Martin Hunter, one of the founders of Freshfields’ arbitration group, co-author of the legendary "Redfern and Hunter" and a beloved mentor to a legion of young practitioners across the world.

22 October 2021

Martin Hunter dies aged 84

Martin Hunter, who was one of the founders of the Freshfields arbitration group and wrote the seminal basic text on this area of practice, has died aged 84.

11 October 2021

Barry Garfinkel 1928-2021

Barry Garfinkel, who worked for Skadden for an extraordinary 65 years and developed and led its international arbitration practice, has died aged 93.

17 September 2021

OBITUARY: James Crawford 1948-2021

The arbitration community continues to mourn Australian advocate, arbitrator and judge James Crawford, who died on 31 May aged 72.

22 June 2021

James Crawford dies aged 72

Leading arbitrator, academic and International Court of Justice judge James Crawford has died aged 72.

01 June 2021

Obituary - Emmanuel Gaillard 1952-2021

The arbitration community is mourning Emmanuel Gaillard, a totemic figure in the field, who has died suddenly aged 69, just weeks after leaving Shearman & Sterling to form a new firm and embark on a new chapter in his career.

16 April 2021

Emmanuel Gaillard - tributes

Members of the international arbitration community have paid tribute to Emmanuel Gaillard following his death aged 69.

16 April 2021

Emmanuel Gaillard dies suddenly at 69

UPDATED: Leading international arbitration practitioner Emmanuel Gaillard has died suddenly at the age of 69.

02 April 2021

Piero Bernardini 1938-2020

Piero Bernardini, who worked as an in-house lawyer at Italian oil and gas company Eni before forging a career as an international arbitrator and scholar, has died aged 83.

02 September 2020

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