José Daniel Amado has been instrumental in developing Miranda & Amado's market-leading reputation in international arbitration, corporate and mergers and acquisitions practices. He co-led the Duke Enery case, the first ICSID arbitration in which Peru was defeated by an investor. He has also participated in many other major international arbitration cases before ICSID, ICC, CIETAC, CIAC and LCIA tribunals. José is a former international associate of WilmerHale in Washington, DC, where he developed his international arbitration expertise, and has an LLM from Harvard. At the end of 2013, José relocated to the UK for three months to lecture and write on investment arbitration at the University of Cambridge. He also contributed to an academic project as part of the scholar-in-residence programme of WilmerHale in London and published "From Investors’ Arbitration to Investment Arbitration" in the University of Cambridge Law Faculty Series. José is president of the Peruvian Arbitration Institute, a member of the Superior Council of the Arbitration Centre of Lima's Chamber of Commerce and a member of the SIAC users council.
WWL says: José Daniel Amado is "one of the foremost arbitrators in Latin America" according to our sources.
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