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France - Arbitration 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Diego Fernández Arroyo receives a plethora of recommendations for his incisive handling of complex international arbitrations.


Diego P.  Fernández Arroyo is a professor at Sciences Po Law School in Paris where he teaches subjects related to international dispute resolution, arbitration, public and private international law, comparative law, and global governance, and he is the director of the Sciences Po LLM in Transnational Arbitration & Dispute Settlement.

He is a member of the Curatorium of the Hague Academy of International Law, an Associate of the Institut de droit international, a former President of the American Association of Private International Law, and the current Secretary-General of the International Academy of Comparative Law.

Professor Fernández Arroyo has been invited in a number of Universities of Europe, the Americas, Asia and Australia and he has been a Global Professor of New York University. He has authored or edited 25 books and he is the author of a number of articles in publications of more than 20 countries.

He is a member of the Argentine Delegation before UNCITRAL (Working Groups on Arbitration and on ISDS Reform) since 2003. He has been appointed by Argentina as a member of the ICSID panels of arbitrators and conciliators, and a Member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration.

Professor Fernández Arroyo is actively involved in the practice of international arbitration as an independent arbitrator. He has acted as co-arbitrator, President of the Tribunal and Sole Arbitrator in many arbitral proceedings, both ad hoc (including UNCITRAL) and institutional (ICC, ICSID, PCA, Milan Arbitration Chamber, several Latin-American institutions, etc.). He is fluent in Spanish, French, English, Italian and Portuguese, and has conducted arbitrations in all these languages.

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