Professor Jan Paulsson Appears before the International Court of Justice in The Hague


Professor Jan Paulsson appeared before the International Court of Justice in The Hague during the first two weeks of December as an advocate for the Republic of Chile in its maritime dispute with the Republic of Peru. The oral arguments may be viewed in their entirety at the ICJ website. In August, Professor Paulsson sat in The Hague as one of seven Judges dealing with the dispute between Pakistan and India (administered by the Permanent Court of Arbitration) concerning hydro-electrical dam construction in Kashmir alleged to be contrary to the 1960 Indus Water Treaty. The decision is under deliberation. Professor Jan Paulsson holds the Michael Klein Distinguished Scholar Chair at the University of Miami School of Law. He is also the Faculty Chair of the Specialization in International Arbitration. Adding to his work at the Law School, Professor Paulsson practices with Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. He is also the President of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration, immediate past President of the LCIA (2004-2010), a Vice-President of the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague, and a board member of the American Arbitration Association.