Niuscha Bassiri

Niuscha Bassiri
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Niuscha Bassiri is a partner at Hanotiau & van den Berg in Brussels.

She has a solid track record as counsel and arbitrator in numerous international arbitrations under the major arbitration rules, governed by various procedural and substantive laws, relating to diverse legal issues (eg, investment, distributorship, joint ventures, licensing, patent, post-M&A, sale of goods) and sectors (eg, banking, construction, energy, finance, HoReCa, insurance, mining, nuclear power plants, oil and gas, pharmaceuticals, satellites, telecommunication, transportation).

She also acts in setting-aside and enforcement matters under the New York Convention regime.

A frequent public speaker on arbitration-related matters, she has been lecturing for nearly a decade at the ICHEC Business and Management School in Brussels on international commercial law and dispute resolution.

Niuscha Bassiri regularly publishes on novel matters concerning international arbitration, such as arbitrators and their online identity, and is the co-editor and author of the sole English language commentary on the Belgian arbitration law Arbitration in Belgium. She is also a co-author on the leading German language commentary on the ICC and DIS rules.

She is a member of the international board of the Finnish Arbitration Institution; Belgian chapter, Club Español de Arbitraje; editorial board, Journal of International Arbitration; IBA investment arbitration subcommittee; IBA rules and guidelines sub-committee; ICC commission on arbitration; ICC task force on emergency arbitrator proceedings and the ICC Institute of World Business Law; SIAC users council; and inaugural panel of arbitrators of the BVI IAC.

WWL says: Niuscha Bassiri is a star in the international commercial and investment arbitration space, whom one impressed source describes as "the best in Belgium".

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