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Nicolas Angelet

Nicolas Angelet

Angelet65 Avenue LouiseBrusselsBelgiumB-1050

Global Leader

Arbitration 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

Peers and clients say:

“He is the best Belgian arbitrator for investor-state arbitration (ICSID, ad hoc or ICC) and for public international law issues”

“Nicolas is one of the true experts in international law”

“A brilliant mind”


Nicolas Angelet is professor of international law at the Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium, a member of the Brussels Bar and an associate tenant of Doughty Street Chambers, London. He is appointed to the ICSID Panel of Arbitrators by the Republic of Burundi and to the ICSID Panel of Conciliators by the Kingdom of Belgium.

Nicolas has acted as a member of the ICSID ad hoc Committee in Victór Pey Casado and Foundation President Allende v. Republic of Chile, and as president of the Tribunals in ICSID cases Ayoub-Farid Michel Saab v. United Republic of Tanzania and in Venezuela Holdings, B.V. and others v. Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. Before becoming an arbitrator, he acted as counsel in various investment arbitration and annulment cases, including Ping An v. Belgium.

Nicolas also has extensive experience in public international law litigation before domestic and international courts and tribunals. His areas of expertise cover all areas of international law, including international immunities, jurisdiction, the law of international organisations, human rights, sanctions, the law of armed conflict, territorial regimes, the law of treaties, state responsibility, etc.

Nicolas is the author of numerous publications on public international law.

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