Prof. Dr. Guido Carducci, Esq.

Paris – London – Rome

Call: 2016 

Practice Summary

International Tenant and Arbitrator 4-5 Gray's Inn Square (London)

Law Professor (Paris), Attorney-at-Law (Rome), Chartered Arbitrator (FCIArb)

Acts as Arbitrator, Consulting and Testifying Expert, Counsel:

  1. in treaty (claims, law, practice), investment, energy, infrastructure, law 
  2. in commercial, corporate, sport law 
  3. in art and cultural property law

Experience as arbitrator: i) in commercial, company, energy, investment, sport, disputes; ii) in English, Spanish, French; iii) under the ICC, UNCITRAL, CAS, ECA, Rules

Experience as expert in national, EU, international law: in various areas (commercial, energy, treaty, etc.) and matters (jurisdiction, applicable law, overriding mandatory rules, sovereign immunity, State responsibility, BITs, ICSID, investment and shareholders, etc.)

Member of three ICC Commissions: Arbitration and ADR, Competition, Commercial Law and Practice 

Works in English, French, Spanish, German, Italian:

  1. in International Law (treaty and customary law): Former Chief, International Standards Section, UNESCO HQ Paris (2002-2007) responsible for: i) the intergovernmental negotiation of the 2003 Convention; ii) the implementation of the 1954, 1970, 2001 cultural property Conventions; iii) legal assistance to (192) Member States. Mediator between the UK and Greek Governments on the Parthenon Marbles in the British Museum. Italian Delegate in treaty-making. Ph.D. (Paris II). Diploma, Hague Academy of International Law
  2. in International Arbitration, International Business Law, Comparative Conflict of Laws: Arbitrator, Expert Witness, Counsel. Law Professor in Paris (1999-Present),Visiting Professor (Miami, Hong Kong, Rome, Thessaloniki, 2012-18). Member ICC Commissions on Arbitration, Competition, Commercial Law. Treaty-making experience (at the Hague Conference of Private International Law and UNIDROIT)
  3. in EU Law: Law Professor. EU Expert for the Elaboration of EU Regulation N.650/2012 on International Successions. EU Parliament Expert on return of looted art. Author-Team Leader EU/Italian Law in ICC Compendium of Antitrust Damages Actions
  4. in English Law: International Tenant and Arbitrator 4-5 Gray's Inn Square, London. Registered European Lawyer in England and Wales. Professor/Lecturer of English Business Law (2015-Present)
  5. in French Law: Law Professor in commercial law, international business and arbitration law (Maître de Conférences des Facultés de droit, University Paris Est, 1999-Present, not Agrégé), Ph.D. (Docteur en droit, Univ. Paris II). Eligible for Avocat à la Cour (not member of the Paris Bar). Post-graduate specialisations (DEAs) in private law, EU law, private and public international law, full French legal education. Authored Arbitration in France: Law and Practice (forthcoming Oxford University Press)
  6. in Italian Law: Attorney-at-Law (Rome, Avvocato) admitted also before Supreme Courts (Patrocinante in Cassazione), Ph.D. (Dottore di Ricerca Univ. Rome I). Full Italian legal and political science education. Visiting Professor

Activities related to U.S. Law: Professor/Lecturer of U.S. Business Law (2015-Present). ICDR Panel of Arbitrators. ABA Observer “Uniform Commercial Code and Emerging Technologies Committee” Uniform Law Commission. Former Visiting Professor University of Miami. Former Vice-Chair International Arbitration and Litigation Committees, American Bar Association (ABA)

Monographs: Arbitration in France (OUP), Restitution of Cultural Property (LGDJ)

Articles: 50 published in law journals

Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (London): Chartered Arbitrator, Faculty, Fellow (FCIArb)

Panels of Arbitrators: ICDR, CIArb, WIPO, HKIAC, JCAA, BVI, CAS, CMAP, CAIP. Formerly on the ICSID Panels (2007-2016)

American Bar Association: Former Vice-Chair, International Arbitration Committee and International Litigation Committee

Former Chief, International Standards Section, UNESCO (HQ Paris)

Ph.D. in International Contracts and Arbitration Law (Univ.Paris II) / Ph.D. in Comparative Contract Law (Univ.Rome I) / Diploma Hague Academy of International Law

29 rue montagne de l’espérou, Paris 75015 / 184 Via Germanico, Rome 00192 / 4-5 Gray's Inn Square, London


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