Visiting Professor, Yale Law School
Global Head of Disputes Group and Head of International Arbitration practice, Shearman & Sterling

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Biography

Emmanuel Gaillard is Global Head of Disputes Group and Head of Shearman & Sterling’s International Arbitration practice. He advises and represents companies, States and State-owned entities in commercial and investment treaty arbitrations and is universally regarded as a leading authority and a star practitioner in both these fields. He also acts as arbitrator and expert witness.

A Professor of Law in France currently acting as a Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School, Emmanuel Gaillard has written extensively on all aspects of arbitration law, in French and in English. Co-author of a leading treatise in the field (Fouchard Gaillard Goldman On International Commercial Arbitration), he also authored the first published essay on the legal theory of international arbitration. The volume, originally published in French (Aspects Philosophiques du droit de l’arbitrage international), was subsequently published in English (Legal Theory of International Arbitration), as well as in Arabic, Chinese, Spanish and other languages. He also co-authored the UNCITRAL Secretariat Guide on the New York Convention.

Selected publications:

• UNCITRAL Secretariat Guide on the New York Convention (Brill, 2017) (co-author)
• Legal Theory of International Arbitration (Martinus Nijhoff, 2010)
• Aspects philosophiques du droit de l’arbitrage international (The Hague Academy of International Law, Martinus Nijhoff, 2008)
• Enforcement of Arbitration Agreements and International Arbitral Awards – The New York Convention in Practice (Cameron May, 2008) (co-editor)
• La jurisprudence du CIRDI (Pedone, 2 volumes, 2004 and 2010)
• Fouchard Gaillard Goldman On International Commercial Arbitration (Kluwer, 1999) (co-author and co-editor)
• Traité de l’arbitrage commercial international (Litec, 1996) (co-author)
• Jurisdiction in Investment Treaty Arbitration, IAI Series on International Arbitration No. 8 (Juris Publishing, 2018) (General editor)
• Fifteen Years of NAFTA Arbitration, IAI Series on International Arbitration No. 7 (Juris Publishing, 2011) (General editor)
• The Review of International Arbitral Awards, IAI Series on International Arbitration No. 6 (Juris Publishing, 2010) (General editor)
• Precedent in International Arbitration, IAI Series on International Arbitration No. 5 (Juris Publishing, 2008) (General editor)
• State Entities in International Arbitration, IAI Series on International Arbitration No. 4 (Juris Publishing, 2008) (General editor)
• Towards a Uniform International Arbitration Law?, IAI Series on International Arbitration No. 3 (Juris Publishing, 2005) (General editor)
• Anti-Suit Injunctions in International Arbitration, IAI Series on International Arbitration No. 2 (Juris Publishing, 2005) (General editor)
• Annulment of ICSID Awards, IAI Series on International Arbitration No. 1 (Juris Publishing, 2004) (General editor)
• Yearly commentaries on ICSID case law in the Journal du Droit International (1985–2010)
• Numerous other articles and book chapters on international arbitration and private international law

 

Nationality

France

Working languages

English
French

Areas of Expertise

Investment Arbitration
International Commercial Arbitration
International Dispute Settlement

Visiting Professor, Yale Law School
Global Head of Disputes Group and Head of International Arbitration practice, Shearman & Sterling

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