Obituaries

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

Tributes to Stephen Bond

Colleagues of Stephen Bond have paid tribute to him after he died on 29 May. Here are some of the tributes on which our obituary was based.

05 June 2020

Stephen Bond 1943-2020

Stephen Bond, who reformed the ICC International Court of Arbitration as its secretary general in the late 1980s and later worked as counsel and arbitrator at White & Case and Covington & Burling, has died aged 76.

05 June 2020

Derek Roebuck 1935-2020

Derek Roebuck - a legal scholar who chronicled the history of arbitration - has died in his 85th year.

01 May 2020

Vinayak Pradhan 1948-2020

Vinayak Pradhan, a leading arbitrator in South East Asia and former president of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, has died aged 72.

24 April 2020

Tang Houzhi 1925-2020

A Chinese arbitration pioneer and GAR Lifetime Achievement Award winner, Tang Houzhi, has died aged 95.

17 April 2020

Thomas Mensah 1932-2020

Ghanaian judge and arbitrator Thomas Mensah, who chaired the tribunal that arbitrated the South China Sea dispute between China and the Philippines – heralded beforehand as one of the most geopolitically important arbitrations ever – has died aged 87.

10 April 2020

Rudolf Dolzer 1944-2020

Rudolf Dolzer, a pioneer of international investment law, arbitrator and professor emeritus at the University of Bonn in his native Germany, has died aged 76.

09 April 2020

Johnny Veeder QC 1948-2020

The arbitration community is mourning the loss of leading arbitrator Van Vechten Veeder QC – known as VV Veeder or Johnny – who died this week at the age of 71.

13 March 2020

Tributes to Johnny Veeder

Members of the arbitration community have paid tribute to Johnny Veeder following his death last week.

13 March 2020

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