Monday 14 October 18:00 - 20:00

The Reading Room
The Law Society's Hall
113 Chancery Lane

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Transnational Justice Lecture: Gary Born On 'Rethinking International Law in U.S. Courts'

Business & Professional

Rethinking International Law in U.S. Courts

Mr Gary Born

Partner & Chair of the International Arbitration Practice Group,
WilmerHale LLP

Mr Born is Chair of the International Arbitration Practice Group at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP and the President of the SIAC Court of Arbitration. He is one of the world's preeminent authorities on international commercial arbitration and international litigation. He has served as counsel in over 675 arbitrations, including several of the largest arbitrations in ICC and ad hoc history, and has sat as arbitrator in more than 250 institutional and ad hoc arbitrations.
Mr Born is ranked by peers and clients as one of the leading international arbitration practitioners in the world. Among many accolades, he received the GAR inaugural "Advocate of the Year" award, the Client Choice award for "Best International Arbitration Practitioner" in 2012, 2014 and 2016, and the Best Lawyers London "Lawyer of the Year" for international arbitration for the past three years. He is one of only two practitioners globally to achieve "starred" status for international arbitration in Chambers and Partners guides and the sole practitioner in London.
Mr Born has published a number of leading works on international arbitration, international litigation and other forms of dispute resolution. He is the author of International Commercial Arbitration (Second Edition, Kluwer 2014), the leading treatise in the field, which has received the American Society of International Law's Certificate of Merit for High Technical Craftsmanship and OGEMID's Book of the Year award for 2009. Other recent works include International Arbitration and Forum Selection Agreements: Drafting and Enforcing (Fifth edition, Kluwer 2016). He is an Honorary Professor of Law at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland and Tsinghua University, Beijing, and teaches regularly at law schools in Europe, Asia and North and South America.


This lecture forms part of the research and public engagement work taking place at CTLS this year.

A reception with canapΓ©s, wine and soft drinks follows the lecture.


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