Werner Melis 1935-2022

Werner Melis, founder of the Vienna International Arbitration Centre, has died aged 87.

10 October 2022

Bruno Leurent 1945-2022

The arbitration world continues to mourn Bruno Leurent, a leading specialist in the field and founder of Foley Hoag's Paris office, who has died aged 77.

08 September 2022

Kennedys mourns death of practice co-chair

Katherine Proctor, who co-chaired the international arbitration group at Kennedys, has passed away aged 40 following a long illness.

01 September 2022

Bill Slate 1943-2022

Bill Slate, former president and CEO of the American Arbitration Association and founder of the International Centre for Dispute Resolution, has died aged 79.

15 July 2022

Pinsent Masons mourns construction disputes partner

Mark Roe, a leading construction disputes lawyer who helped to establish the international arbitration practice at Pinsent Masons, has died aged 66 after a period of illness.

21 April 2022

OBITUARY: Miguel Ángel Fernández-Ballesteros 1950-2022

The arbitration community continues to mourn Miguel Ángel Fernández-Ballesteros, founding member of the Spanish Arbitration Club and former president of the Madrid Court of Arbitration, one of two prominent Spanish practitioners who died suddenly earlier this year.

21 April 2022

Spain mourns two leading figures

Spain's arbitration community has been rocked by the sudden deaths of two leading figures, Carlos de los Santos and Miguel Ángel Fernández-Ballesteros, in the space of a few weeks.

09 February 2022

Yoshimasa Furuta 1966-2021

Yoshimasa Furuta, a leading practitioner who played an active role in promoting the development of arbitration in Japan, has died aged 55.

12 January 2022

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

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