18th VEM & 2nd VVE Arbitrators

 18th Vis East Moot & 2nd VVE Arbitrators 2020 - 2021
Angela Abala
   Peace Adeleye
Peace is an Associate at the Dispute Resolution practice group of Kenna Partners, a leading Nigerian law firm.  She has an interest in international arbitration and international investment law. She is a member of several arbitration groups such as the Young ICCA, YIAG, AYA, MAA to mention a few. She has participated in the Vis East Moot as an arbitrator and other arbitration moots.

 Arjun Agarwal
Associate, Trilegal
Arjun Agarwal is an associate at the New Delhi office of Trilegal and is part of the Dispute Resolution practice. He primarily advises clients on international commercial arbitration as also disputes in the energy and infrastructure sector, with particular emphasis on contentious regulatory matters involving generation, transmission and distribution companies before various Indian Courts, including the Supreme Court of India, various High Courts, the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission, various State Electricity Regulatory Commissions and the National Green Tribunal. He is also engaged in certain pro bono litigation on behalf of an organisation working for the betterment of slum dwellers in New Delhi. Arjun is an alumnus of the prestigious WB National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata, India. He is a member of the Bar Council of Delhi.

Katrina Aguila
   Navin Ahuja
Dr. Navin G. Ahuja earned his doctorate in international arbitration, during part of which, he was a visiting fellow and subsequently a senior research associate at City University of Hong Kong and has delivered several lectures there. He is an editorial board member of the International Arbitration Law Review, an accredited tribunal secretary, and an accredited general mediator. He has been involved in several publications on the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) and ADR. Navin is a former Vis Mootie and has been participating in the Vis Moot as an arbitrator and/or co-coach since.

    Sheila Ahuja 
Sheila Ahuja is a Partner in Allen & Overy's Global Arbitration group based in Singapore. She advises on a wide range of arbitration matters and arbitration related court proceedings, involving jurisdictions such as India, Hong Kong, Singapore, England and Wales, Japan, Myanmar and the PRC. Sheila has particular experience of energy and infrastructure disputes, disputes arising from joint ventures and distributorship arrangements, and disputes relating to complex financial products. She represents clients in both commercial arbitrations and investor-State arbitrations. Amongst other positions, Sheila is the Co-Chair of the Steering Committee of the Young MCIA, a member of the Steering Committee of the IBA Arb 40, Co-Chair of the Asia Pacific Arbitration Group Sub-Committee of the IBA and a former member of the Steering Proceedings Committee of the HKIAC. Sheila sits as arbitrator in cases under the SIAC and HKIAC Rules. She speaks English, Hindi, Sindhi, Cantonese and Mandarin.

Iain Aitchison
Huseyin eren Akarca
Sebnem Akipek Ocal
   Lily Akkuchukova
Edward Alder
Shahla Ali
Nevin Alija
Gizem Alper
Sai Anukaran
Ghada Arfaoui
David Atnip
Harish Balakrishnan
Andrius Bambalas
Ilka Beimel
Friederike Bock
Emma Bohman-Bryant
Marvio Bonelli
Animesh Anand Bordoloi
Zoya Bozhko
Denis Brock
John Campbell QC
Bernardo Cartoni
Ayush Chaddha
Debarshi Chakraborty
Vod K. S. Chan
   Kunwar Chandresh
Enning Chang
Vatsala Chauhan
Meng Chen
Siyuan Chen
  Keith Cheung
Andrew Chin
Edward Chin
Vincent Chin
Stephen Ching
Mahima Cholera
Rishabh Chopra
Edward Chow
    Chu Heung Ming, Stephen
Stephen is a Chartered Arbitrator & a Chartered Insurer. He is an Employed Barrister in HK, an arbitrator under HKIAC’s list of arbitrators & an accredited HKMAAL General Mediator. He is also a panel member under various local & overseas arbitration & mediation centres & institutions. He serves as a part time lecturer in PEAK of VTC in HK on insurance related post graduate diploma courses & in HKLTI / Vista Academy Co Ltd on legal, construction & insurance/reinsurance related courses. He has good working experience handling construction, insurance/reinsurance & personal injury disputes via mediation, arbitration & litigation. He currently serves as a member under the executive committee of CIArb (EAB) & ARIAS Asia. He also acts as a tutor for arbitration courses of CIArb. He serves as a coach in various mediation training courses in HK.
James  Claxton
Jonathan Crompton
Rafael Roman Cruz
Channraksmeychhoukroth Dany
Ben Davis
    Peter Day
    Andrea De Biase
Dalma Demeter
Andreas Desyllas
Raisha Puti Diamar
   Pryderi Diebschlag
Pryderi is a Senior Associate in the Disputes, Competition & Insurance team at MinterEllison LLP in Hong Kong. His practice focuses on commercial disputes, including international arbitration and litigation in the Hong Kong courts. Much of his work is concentrated on the energy and commodities sector, the sale of goods, shareholder disputes and email frauds. Pryderi is also regularly consulted in relation to transactional issues arising out of commodities trading, including structuring long term off-take agreements involving joint ventures, complex financing arrangements and emerging markets.

Lucas Diniz
   Anne-Marie Doernenburg
Anne-Marie Doernenburg is an associate based in the Tokyo office of Nishimura & Asahi specialising in international arbitration. She has acted in commercial and investor-state arbitrations under the ICSID, ICC, JCAA, KCAB, SIAC and UNCITRAL rules. Prior to joining Nishimura & Asahi, she worked in the London, Paris and Washington, DC offices of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP. She is admitted in Germany (Rechtsanwalt) and in England & Wales (Solicitor) and speaks English, German, Japanese, Spanish, French and Catalan.

Zoe Dong
Hew Dundas
   Maciej Durbas
Attorney at law, LL.M. He works on the team handling complicated disputes, including cross-border proceedings in various sectors. He has extensive experience in arbitration. He has been a member of the teams representing clients in international arbitration proceedings with the value of the dispute ranging from several thousand to several hundred million Euro. Moreover, he has acted as an assistant to the arbitrator or tribunal’s secretary on many occasions. He received his first appointments as arbitrator (including presiding arbitrator) before Polish courts of arbitration. Advises clients also in the area of the real estate law, both in court, administrative, and administrative court proceedings (with a particular emphasis on reprivatisation disputes), as well as in transactions. Prepares real estate audit reports (due diligence) and analyses in the scope of investment processes and legal titles to real estate. He has submitted his doctoral dissertation at Jagiellonian University in Krakow on deciding on the jurisdiction of an arbitral tribunal. He has been preparing Jagiellonian University students participating in the Willem C. Vis Moot international arbitration competition for many years with significant achievements.

Derya Durlu Gürzumar
    Stefanie G. Efstathiou
Stefanie Efstathiou is an EU-qualified lawyer, who has obtained legal training in Greece and Germany. She is a UDRP Panelist at the Czech Arbitration Court and specializes mainly in domain name and IP disputes, as well as international commercial arbitration. She is a holder of 3 LL.M. titles and is in the process of becoming a certified mediator. She participates every year as an Arbitrator in the Willem C. Vis Moot and the FDI Moot. She is also an Ambassador for Arbitrator Intelligence, a legal tech company which aims to promote transparency, accountability, and diversity in arbitrator selection by increasing access to critical information about arbitrators and their decision-making.
   Can Eken
Mr Can Eken is a PhD candidate at the Faculty of Law of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK LAW). He is a dual-qualified attorney, a member of the State Bar of California and İstanbul Bar Association. Mr Eken holds two LLM degrees, one from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and another from Dokuz Eylül University, where he also obtained his bachelor’s degree in law with a high honour degree. He practised law and worked as a research assistant in Turkey before commencing his PhD studies at CUHK LAW. He spent the 2019/20 academic year at Stanford University as a visiting researcher. He has successfully completed the Accelerated route to fellowship (International Arbitration) course by the CIARB and he is a member of the CIARB, Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA), the Canadian Institute for International Law Expertise (CIFILE), Young ICCA, ICC YAF, LCIA YIAG, and many other international forums. He has spoken in numerous conferences, lectures, and published articles on international arbitration, investment law, third-party funding, and online dispute resolution. As of January 2021, he joined the Executive Secretariat of the Asia Pacific FDI Network. In January 2021, he has also been featured by a major Turkish newspaper, Milliyet, as a successful young Turkish lawyer in Hong Kong.

Istvan Erdos
Fahreddin Eren
Andrea Ernst
Aline Tanielian Fadel
Megan Fanning
Xavier Favre-Bulle
Jose Miguel Figueiredo
Setyawati Fitrianggraeni
Louis Flannery
Daniel Fong
Dennis Arthur Foster
Paul Frankenstein
   Fernando Freire Lula de Souza
    Tomas Furlong
I am a partner with the disputes group at Herbert Smith Freehills in Singapore.  We work on bet-the-company and bet-the-state disputes in Asia.  Although I'm a generalist, I particularly enjoy the energy and tech/telco sectors, and dealing with fraud, joint venture and investment treaty disputes.  We work for private companies, major state owned entities and states.  I act as counsel (advocate) and arbitrator and have experience of matters under the SIAC, ICC, ICSID, HKIAC, LCIA and CIETAC arbitration rules. 

Risham Garg
Pierre Michel Genton
Aonkan Ghosh
    Sean Sullivan Gibbs
Sean is the managing director of the global expert advisory and expert witness provider Hanscomb Intercontinental and provides expert testimony on quantum matters . Sean sits as an arbitrator, adjudicator, dispute board member and expert determiner in construction, engineering and shipbuilding disputes and has experience across Europe, Africa, GCC, Asia and the Americas. He was called to the Bar of England and Wales by the Middle Temple and holds an LLB (Hons), Diploma in Adjudication, Post Graduate Diploma in Arbitration, Master of Laws (LLM) and Fellowships of the CIARB, BIARB, Association of Arbitrators, RICS, CIOB, CICES. Sean has been sitting as an Arbitrator in Pre Vis moots since 2015 and more recently in the Vis East moots.

Emmanuel Gillet
Gerome Goh
Marc Goldstein
Wendy Gonzales
   Viraj Greedharry 
Viraj Greedharry is a Court Advocate of England and Wales with a broad civil law practice. Viraj has 16 years of combined experience in law, insurance and corporate governance, covering areas of law such as contractual disputes, civil aviation disputes, insurance, personal injury, transport (road traffic accident, credit hire), landlord and tenant, housing, regulatory and disciplinary within healthcare, corporate governance and alternative dispute resolution. He also has detailed and specialised knowledge of international arbitration, commercial law and international business law. Viraj is a Fellow member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK), an Associate Chartered Secretary member (UK), an Accredited Mediator (UK) and is admitted as a Barrister of England & Wales. Viraj’s experience includes: fiscal fraud, international fraud and ponzi scheme, anti-competitive behaviours & collusion, telecommunications, financial services, breach of General Data Protection Rules (GDPR), civil aviation disputes, clinical negligence, blood contamination enquiry, insurance claim disputes, boundary disputes, breach of contract, employment disputes, retail and housing regulatory requirements. Viraj has worked under both the Common and Civil law legal systems in the UK and Mauritius (mixed legal system of Common and Civil law). He is also multilingual and speaks English and French at native level
Clive Grossman
​Romina Guarneros Galaz
Leonila Guglya
Glenn Haley
    Philipp ​Hanusch
     Douglas Harrison
Jessica Hefes
    René-Alexander Hirth
Esther Ngai Sum Ho
James Hsiao
Kristen Hudson
David Huebner
Sui Hang Hui
Wilson Huo
  João Ilhão Moreira
João is a an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Law at the University of Macau. Click here for a link to his Faculty of Law page.

Grace Ip
Ms Grace IP Ping Ting obtained her Bachelor of Laws degree (1995, LLB) and Master of Laws in Arbitration and Dispute Resolution (2017, LLM) from the University of Hong Kong (HKU), the Master of Laws in International Economic Law (2009, LLM) from the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK).  She was admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong (1997).  Ms IP joined the Civil Litigation Unit, Civil Division and the Legal Policy Division of the Department of Justice as Government Counsel in 2001 and 2016 respectively handling civil and criminal matters.  Ms IP participated in the judging sessions of the Willem C Vis East International Arbitration Moot (Vis East Moot) since 2015 and its first Virtual Vis East (VVE) in 2020.  She also judged in the Young International Mediation Competition (YIMC), ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition and the Red Cross International Humanitarian Law (IHL) Moot hosted by HKU.  Her research interests involved sector-specific dispute resolution processes, in particular on international and comparative energy law, international environmental law, clean energy and climate law.  Ms IP is a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators (FHKIArb), a CEDR Accredited Mediator and a signatory in support of the Campaign for Greener Arbitration (The Green Pledge) initiated by Ms Lucy Greenwood, International Arbitrator, London

   Roger Jacobs 
   Ish Jain
Karthik Jayakumar
Pablo Antonio Santos Jiménez
J. Brian Johns
Joan Johnsen
Shubham Joshi
Joshua Karton
   Nigel Kat
    Ljubica Kaurin
Ljubica Kaurin holds an LLM in International Commercial Law from UCL and is currently a Legal Intern in International Arbitration department at Wilmer Hale in London. In the past year, she undertook an extensive training in the field of international commercial and investment arbitration, at White & Case in London, and at Dechert in Paris. She is an ex-vis mootie and a genuine supporter of the competition.

Lucy Keane
Craig Kersey
Pushkar Keshavmurthy
Faruq Khan
Nour Khettal
Srishti Khindaria
Madhav Khosla
Hanié Kiaee
Paul Kinninmont
Lavesh Kirpalani
Alexandra Korobeinikov
Csaba Kovacs
Sanketh Hareesh Kumar
Alok Kumar
Madhav Kumar
Nishanth Vasanth Kumar
Niels Kurth
Giovanna Kwong
   Marc Labgold
    Megan Labgold
Jeremy Lagelee
Adrian Lai
Sarah Lajugie
    Michael Lampert
Michael Lampert, FCIArb is an arbitrator, mediator, and professor. He has rendered many awards in both New York and in London. He has mediated dozens of cases, many to settlement. This is after 30 years as a full time commercial litigator and arbitration advocate and then seven years as Deputy General Counsel of a major financial services company, with global responsibility for litigation, employment, IP and other areas. He managed all legal support for a public company. 

Carolina Lana
Jeremiah Tien Zhen Lau
       Linda Lee
I am a fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators. Recently, I completed a Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Fellowship course. I gained arbitration experience in disputes involving domain names, trade marks, copyright, intellectual property licensing, international sale of goods, shareholders’ rights, joint venture entities, directors' duties, liability of airlines and passenger rights. In addition, I have practiced as a Hong Kong lawyer since 2011. Regarding tertiary education, I obtained a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from the University of Hong Kong in 1995. In 2008, I obtained a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from the Manchester Metropolitan University. Recently, I completed a Master degree course in International Economic Law at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, with a focus on international trade and investment. 

Barry Leon
Gerald Leong
John Leong
Jennifer Leung
Dean Lewis
Kenneth Lim
Bronwyn Lincoln
    Nicholas Liu
    Diana Lokajíčková
Trisha Low
Jake Lowther
Alice Fu-Yi Lu
Felice Fu-An Lu
Sergey Lysov
Geoffrey Ma
Winnie Jo-Mei Ma
Angus Macinnis
Donny Mackinnon
     Peter Maggs
Peter B. Maggs was graduated from Harvard College and Harvard Law School, and studied at Leningrad State University with Professor O.S. Ioffe.  He is Research Professor of Law  University of Illinois College of Law since 1964.  He has been a visiting lecturer at Moscow State University, the Federal University of Santa Catarina (Brazil), the University of Malaya, and the University of Trento (Italy).  He is the author of numerous books and articles on intellectual property law and comparative law, including (with coauthors Olga Schwartz and William Burnham) Law and Legal System of the Russian Federation, 7th Ed. (Juris Publishing, 2021) (with Alexei Zhiltsov), translator and editor, Civil Code of the Russian Federation: (English Translation), (Moscow, Statut, 2019) ), and  (with coauthor A.P. Sergeev) Intelektual'naia sobstvennost' ("Intellectual Property") (Moscow: Iurist, 2000),  He is a member of the District of Columbia Bar, a Corresponding Member of the International Academy of Comparative Law, and has twice been on the List of Arbitrators of the International Commercial Arbitration Court of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation.  Professor Maggs has served as an expert consultant or expert witness in about 250 court and arbitration cases, including five YUKOS-related proceedings.  He has presented expert testimony on Soviet, Russian, Azerbaijani, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, and Tajik law.

Vikas Mahendra
    Iram Majid
Ms. Iram Majid is an IMI certified and IIAM accredited Mediator and member chartered Institute of Arbitrators London UK  and based in New Delhi, India. She is director of Indian Institute of Arbitration and Mediation (IIAM).  She is Executive Director of Asia Pacific entre for Arbitration and Mediation She has undergone training for Arbitration from Chartered Institute of Arbitration UK and Indian Institute of Arbitration and Mediation and regarding   mediation many reputable institutions, including the Harvard Law School for Advance Mediation Programme on Negotiation in Harvard Law School widely considered the best legal education institution in the world, and Pepperdine University, California. She is Co-founder and Secretary General International Federation of Mediators in France. She is APCAM certified Arbitrator and empanel as Arbitrator with all member countries like Hongkong, Australia, Indonesia, Nepal, Malaysia and with Thailand Arbitration Centre   and in India with Delhi International Arbitration Centre. Mediator with WIPO. She is judged in ICC mediation Paris and vis east moot for arbitration in Hong Kong and Vienna. She is trainer for Arbitration in IIAM. She is mediator, like in court annexed mediation centre since 2009 - Samadhan, the Mediation and Conciliation Centre of the Delhi High Court, Indian Institute of Arbitration and Mediation, she won BIAMAC top 10 mediators in Asia-Pacific Awards 2019. She participated in various seminars as delegate and speaker, like Hong Kong, South Korea, Indonesia, Bangladesh, UAE, France, United Stated of America, United Kingdom, Tanzania, Morocco, etc. Iram is member of Thailand Arbitration Centre, International Federation of Mediators, HKIAC, Indian Institute of Arbitration and Mediation and CIArb UK. Ambassador in International Brazil Arbitration and Mediation Centre (IBRAMAC).

   Charles Mak 
Charles Ho Wang Mak is a PhD Candidate in international law at the University of Glasgow, a Fellow of the Centre for Chinese and Comparative Law at the City University of Hong Kong, and an Honorary Fellow of the Asian Institute of International Financial Law at the University of Hong Kong. He holds an LL.B. (Hons.) from the University of Sussex, an LL.M. from The Chinese University of Hong Kong, and an LL.M.Arb.D.R.(with Credit)) from the City University of Hong Kong. He is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators.
    Jagmeet Singh Makkar 
Jagmeet Makkar FICS  FRINA  FHKIArb  FIMarE(I)  MCIArb  MHKMAG  AFIDRRMI
A unique combination of academic prowess and experience in commercial, shipbuilding, ship management, dispute resolution and senior management roles defines Jagmeet's career. After about 40 years of practical and diverse hands-on knowledgebase, Jagmeet conducts learning and development sessions for all levels of shipping professionals including universities in the areas of commercial, alternate dispute resolution and technical shipping. He is a maritime arbitrator with expertise in charterparties, bills of lading, ship building & repair and ship finance/bareboat leases. Jagmeet is the Chairman of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, Hong Kong Branch as well as that of the Maritime & Logistics Committee of the Hong Kong Centre of International Commercial Arbitration.

    Bashar Malkawi
    Samia Mansar
Adela Mao
    Robert Marcus
Robert has been a solicitor for over 30 years, Robert is a commercial lawyer who provides astute and pragmatic problem solving advice from both an in house and law firm perspective. He previously advised on a wide range of contentious maritime and insurance matters in major City law firms. With over 20 years’ experience working in IBM with senior teams supporting large complex technology projects, his in house perspective helps him understand the pressures under which clients in general and General Counsel of large companies in particular operate to provide relevant and timely advise to their clients.

    Dmitry Marenkov
Dmitry Marenkov is a German qualified lawyer, focusing on international dispute resolution and international business law. He studied law at the University of Cologne (Germany), University College London and the University of Dundee (LLM). A Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Dmitry has participated in over 30 international arbitrations, including appointments as sole arbitrator, co-arbitrator and presiding arbitrator. He is a Fellow and a member of the Editorial Sub-Committee at the Asian Institute of ADR.

Lars Markert
Jan Marklund
    Edoardo Mazzoli
Edoardo Mazzoli is an attorney (licensed to the Italian BAR) practicing as an associate in the global Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice at Dentons’ Milan office. He provides legal assistance to domestic and foreign companies with international complex cross-border litigations regarding civil, commercial, corporate and real estate matters, before State courts and arbitration panels. Before joining Dentons, in 2018, Edoardo gained significant ADR and litigation experience in other law firms in Italy and in the US where he gained further international experience and basic knowledge of Common Law. From the academic perspective, in 2015 Edoardo graduated in Law at Università Roma Tre (Rome), in 2017 earned an LLM in International Business Law at Università La Sapienza (Rome) and, among others, he is a candidate for a PGCert in International Arbitration and ADR at Queen Mary University of London (London, UK). Edoardo is a proud member of ICC - Young Arbitration Forum (YAF), LCIA - Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG) and ELSA International.

    Damien McDonald 
Damien is a barrister focusing on international arbitration and commercial litigation in Hong Kong, mainland China, the region and internationally. Damien is also an arbitrator (HKIAC List of Arbitrators) and CEDR qualified mediator.  Damien started practising as a solicitor in 2001, and prior to joining the bar Damien had practised with leading international and local dispute resolution firms in Australia, London, Shanghai, Beijing and Hong Kong.
Benedetta Meloni
    Tim Meng
Fanqin Meng
Zlatan Meškić
Charles Meyer
     Lucas Mies
    Karen Mills
Karen Mills is recognized as one of the leading arbitrators in Asia according to every publication and survey published. She sits as arbitrator in Indonesia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia and the US and is also on the panel of arbitrators of institutions in the Philippines, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, China, Korea, New Zealand, ICDR in the US, and several online Domain Name Dispute Panels.  She teaches all level of courses for the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and other institutions and coaches teams from several Indonesian Universities for the Vis and other Moot competitions, as well as arbitrating therein. Ms. Mills’s substantive fields of specialization include investor-state disputes, financing and restructuring, oil, gas, mining and energy matters, hotel and leisure management, insurance, maritime law, information technology and general cross-border investment and transactions. She has published over 150 papers in international professional books and journals. Contact:  kmills@cbn.net.id 
Saniya Mirani
Saniya Mirani is an associate with the Dispute Resolution and Arbitration team at Khaitan & Co, a leading law firm in India.  Her matters belong to diverse areas of law, including, contracts and sale of goods, environmental law, constitutional law. She has prior experience in corporate and funds practice areas. She regularly publishes in the field of international arbitration. She is also the winner of Willem C. Vis (East) International Commercial Arbitration Moot, 2017 and has been associated with the moot as an arbitrator/ coach since then.

Angela Mita - Baciu
Jacopo Monaci Naldini
Maria Isabel Montes
Edgardo Muñoz
Lilit Nagapetyan
Stephanie Nazareth
Fernanda Nemr

    Sabine Neuhaus 
Sabine Neuhaus is a Swiss qualified attorney-at-law and graduated from the University of Zurich (MLaw, summa cum laude) and Hong Kong University (LL.M. in arbitration and alternative dispute resolution, with distinction). She is an associate in the Shanghai office of one of the largest Swiss law firms, Kellerhals Carrard. Her practice is focused on cross-border transactions and international arbitration, with a particular focus on China-related mandates and the life science industry. Sabine has participated in the Vis Moot for the University of Zurich and was awarded an honorable mention as best individual oral advocate (Vis East) and scored 2nd place for the best memorandum for respondent with her team (Vis Vienna). Since her participation, Sabine has been serving as an arbitrator at the Vis Moot and regularly speaks at conferences related to arbitration and international commercial law. Sabine is a Vice President of the Moot Alumni Association and a Board member of the Swiss Chinese Chamber of Commerce Shanghai.

Eric Ng
James Ng
Duc Tam Nguyen The
Thomas Nip
Victoria Orodeji
Saniza Othman
Jing Ou
Can Sarp Özcan
    Dario Simone Palmiotti
Dario holds an LL.M. from the National University of Singapore (NUS) in International Arbitration & Dispute Resolution (IADR) and a J.D. from the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan. He also gained a greater in-depth knowledge of arbitration by attending several specialization courses, including the prestigious Arbitration Academy in Paris. Dario has significant experience at arbitration institutions where he worked at the HKIAC as well as at the AIAC. Currently, Dario is working at the Thailand Arbitration Center (THAC). He is admitted as Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) and in several Institute of Arbitrators in the Asia Pacific region. He is listed in the Panel of Arbitrators of the Thailand Arbitration Center (THAC). Dario participated in the 22nd Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot, where his team ranked among the best 64 teams at the oral phase. Since 2017, Dario has actively advised and coached different universities. He also participates regularly as an arbitrator in competitions held each year in Vienna and Hong Kong.

Rebecca Pang
Darshan Patankar
Michael Peer
Cesar Pereira
Hepzibah Beulah C Peter
Tobias Pinkel
John Pinney
Krícia Pires
Nikolaus Pitkowitz
     Jiří Platovský
Patrick Plattner

    James Plotkin
James Plotkin is a bilingual, bijural Canadian lawyer with Caza Saikaley LLP, based in Ottawa, Ontario. He holds an LL.L.,  J.D. and LL.M. from the University of Ottawa and enjoys the distinct honour of having been a speaker on the winning team at the 22nd Vis Moot. James has been coaching the Ottawa Team ever since. With an academic background grounded primarily in intellectual property and technology law, James has acquired experience in several areas, including: international and domestic arbitration, intellectual property, commercial litigation, labour/employment , bankruptcy and insolvency, anti-dumping/countervailing duties, defamation, access to information/privacy and franchise law. In 2016, James served as judicial law clerk to the Honourabe Justice Richard Boivin of the Canadian Federal Court of Appeal. His practice is currently focused on all aspects of commercial litigation and arbitration (international and domestic), administrative and intellectual property law. He has authored several articles on arbitration and intellectual property-related topics and has co-authored a book providing commentary on British Columbia's enactments of the UNCITRAL Model Law and the New York Convention (Thomson Reuters)

Chelsea Pollard
King Hung Poon
Chithra Powathikunnil George
Monika Prusinowska
    Joenar Pueblo
Joenar Pueblo is  Professor  at the University of San Agustin College of Law teaching ADR. An International arbitration practitioner, a board of Trustee of the Phil. Dispute Resolution Center Inc. and the  founder and President of the Phil. Arbitration Center in the Visayas the first school based arbitration center in South East Asia.

Haroun Rahimi
Manoj Raikar
Saurav Rajurkar
Akansha Rathi
Isha Rathi
Kshitij Rathore
Anooksha Ratra
    Philip Ray
Philip Ray is a US-educated attorney (J.D. Georgia Law (Editor-in-Chief, Ga. J Intl & Comp L.) 1978; LL.M. GULC (International Trade Law) 1984).  Philip, FCIArb, is Principal of PhilRay-IDR http://philray-idr.com/, serving as arbitrator and mediator.  
From 1989-2012, he was senior counsel for Siemens AG Legal, based primarily in Erlangen, Germany. With civil- and common-law in-house colleagues and outside counsel, Philip counseled Siemens AG business partners on cross-border transactions and disputes in Energy, Healthcare, Industry, Infrastructure & Cities sectors. From 2008-2012, Philip headed global legal support for Siemens AG’s Energy Transmission High Voltage Products business unit. Before Siemens, Philip’s professional career in USA included: 1988-1989, Network Division Counsel, Digital Communications Associates (“DCA”), Alpharetta, GA; 1985-1988, Associate, Troutman, Saunders, Atlanta, GA; Chair, State Bar of Georgia Drafting Committee, Georgia International Transactions Arbitration Code of 1988; 1978-1985, Attorney-advisor, US Commerce Department, Office of General Counsel (International Trade Regulation), Washington, DC. For 3 years (1989-1991), Philip was adjunct professor, co-teaching international business transactions law at Georgia State University Law School in Atlanta, GA and for 1 year (1996-1997) at University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany. From 2014-2016, Philip was co-editor of JURIS Journal of Technology in International Arbitration.  
In addition to being arbitrator since 20th Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court (“Vis Moot”), Philip has contributed to Vis Moot as follows: 2009-2012 Coordinator, Siemens AG Legal Coaching Team for University of Erlangen-Nürnberg Vis Moot team; 2013-2014 Coach, 21st Vis Moot, Georgia Law Vis Moot, Athens, GA, USA (Honorable Mention Team and Individual Oralist Awards); 22nd, 23rd Vis Moot, Allameh Tabataba’i Law School, Tehran, IRAN (23rd Vis Moot Honorable Mention Team and Individual Oralist Awards); 24th – 27th Vis Moots, LinkedIn posts of “Vis Moot Resource Shortlist”. 

J.R. Robert Real
    James (Jim) Reiman
John Ribeiro
Jane Ann Riley
Ashley Ring
Tim Robbins
José Antonio Rodríguez-Márquez
Nazareth Romero
Elijah Paul Rukidi-Mpuuga
Subarna Saha
Yashraj Samant
Adam Samuel
    Stefan Schmierer
Mr. Schmierer is Managing Partner of "Ravenscroft & Schmierer" a boutique high-end Law Firm in Hong Kong with a focus on commercial, tax and corporate litigation/ arbitration advice. Most of his clients are large and medium-sized to large sized companies that are already located in Hong Kong or are considering opening an office in Hong Kong. Mr. Schmierer is mainly advising in corporate matters, including corporate litigation and arbitration.

Tiffany Schneider
Ingeborg Schwenzer
Vladyslav Semerynskyi
Jalal Seyedabadi
    Sameer Shah
Sameer Shah is an Advocate from India and an International Arbitrator & Mediator with an active legal practice and experience of 26 years. He is one of the Director of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (London) - India Branch and has been giving training and education in ADR since last decade and more. He is Specialising and practicing in the field of Arbitration and other forms of ADR and has been appointed both as Sole Arbitrator and Tribunal Member Arbitrator in Arbitrations in varied subject matter of disputes such as construction, commercial, marine engineering etc. He also appears as Counsel of the parties in both domestic and international arbitrations. He has been actively participating in the Vis Moot Competition as an Arbitrator and Coach since last 10 years.He has his own proprietary law firm at Ahmedabad, State of Gujarat, India under the name and style of S. U. SHAH & ASSOCIATES and he is also a Senior Partner with TRUST LEGAL, having offices at New Delhi, Ahmedabad and Kochi  in India . Both the firms have associates across India and in several important International jurisdictions. Sameer is also an Arbitrator at the Court of Arbitration for Art (CAfA) – Netherlands and is the Chairman India branch of International Disputes Resolution and Risk Management Institute, Hong Kong. Recently he an been inducted as a Member of the Steering Committee of Greener Arbitration.

Carrie Shang
     Nour Sherif
Nour sherif is An Egyptian Qualified Lawyer & Mediator. He focuses on International Arbitration & International Dispute Resolution and specializes in Commercial and International Trade Law and Maritime Law and Investment Agreements.

Sharanya Shivaraman
Camila Simão

    Ankit Singh
Ankit Singh is an associate at Rab & Rab Associates LLP, Dehradun, and his area of practice includes dispute resolution, commercial litigation and transactions. Before joining the firm, he was a research assistant to Prof. Ajar Rab. He regularly writes in the field of arbitration and also represented his university in various international and national moots. He also coaches/mentors students for national and international moots. Further, he has also adjudicated some prestigious international and domestic moot court competitions.

Bhavini Singh
Narmdeshwar Singh
    Shubham Singhal
Revantha Sinnetamby
   David Smallbone
Andre Soh
Biplab Kanti Som
  Gunjan Soni 
Gunjan, an India qualified lawyer and ACIArb, is an Associate in the disputes team of L&L Partners Litigation. She works for a mix of domestic and international clients. Her practice focuses on civil and commercial litigation, and arbitration. She is also an Assistant Editor at the National Forum for Research in Arbitration Law, a forum dedicated to contributing to international arbitration scholarship. She has arbitrated several moots on international arbitration (including Vis pre-moots). In college, she secured merit in several moot court competitions. She was also a part of her college's debating, alternative dispute resolution and placement societies.

  Arvind Srevatsa
Arvind Srevatsa Badrinarayanan is a civil and corporate litigation practitioner with 7 years standing at the Bar, currently practicing at Chennai, India. Arvind Specialises in civil and corporate litigation, energy laws and international and domestic arbitrations. 
Arvind is an alumnus of School of Excellence in Law, Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University between 2009 and 2014. He completed his Masters in Corporate Law (MCL) from Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University in 2020. 
Arvind is one of the Founder Partners of ASN Law Chamber, a litigation Law Firm based in Chennai, India. He was attached to the Chambers of the Public Prosecutor of the State of Tamil Nadu in 2014 and Chambers of Mr.T.V.Ramanujun, Senior Advocate between 2015 and 2019. 
He has participated in the 21st Willem C Vis Moot at Vienna and has judged the 15th and 16th Willem C Vis Moot (East) at Hong Kong as Arbitrator. He has participated and judged several moot court competitions at the National and International level.

Amogh Srivastava
Tigmika Srivastava
Julian Startgardt
Sabine Stricker-Kellerer
Matthew Suen
Christopher Tahbaz
Hui Wen Tan
Dana Taschner 
     Edward Taylor
Edward Taylor is a Senior Associate in the International Arbitration department of Shearman & Sterling’s Hong Kong office. He represents and advises companies, States and State-owned entities in commercial arbitration and investment treaty disputes. His practice includes disputes related to energy, oil and gas, infrastructure, telecommunications, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and real estate. He is dual-qualified in Hong Kong (solicitor) and England and Wales (solicitor advocate). 

   Ruchi Thakur 
Ruchi is an Indian qualified lawyer based in Mumbai, India. she graduated from DR. D.Y. Patil College of Law, University of Mumbai in 2018. Her practice area includes dispute resolution, commercial litigation. she maintains a keen interest in International Arbitration. 

Aishwary Tiwari
Anton Tugushev
Aigul Urmantseva
Marianne Crielle Vitug
Akshit Vohra
Iranthi Walgama
    Vatsala Walia
Ms. Vatsala Walia is an advocate registered with the Bar Council of Delhi, India and aims to specialise in International Commercial and Domestic Arbitration. She is a recent graduate from Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Delhi Ms. Walia is currently pursuing a Post Graduate Diploma in Alternative Dispute Resolution from NALSAR, Hyderabad, one of the most celebrated law schools in the country. In the past, she has been associated with Advani and Co., one of the leading boutique Arbitration firms in India. In her short stint at the firm, Ms. Walia has successfully assisted her seniors in both ad-hoc arbitrations and arbitrations conducted under the aegis of the Delhi International Arbitration Centre, as well as in matters before the Delhi High Court. She has worked on construction, entertainment, and energy arbitrations. She also has experience working as a tribunal secretary. In her student life, Ms. Walia has been an enthusiastic mootie and has participated in the Frankfurt Investment Arbitration Moot Court Competition, 2017. Ms. Walia’s team has been honoured with an Honourable Mention for the Memorandum on behalf of the Respondent in the Willem C. Vis East International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court Competition, 2018. She has also been coaching teams for the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court Competition as a remote coach with the SiLS Moot Academy.

Janet Walker
Janet Walker, CD, FCIArb, BA(Hons) MA, JD, DPhil (Oxon), is a chartered arbitrator based at Int-Arb Arbitrators, London; Toronto Arbitration Chambers; and Sydney Arbitration Chambers. She is a member of the Ontario Bar, and a licenced legal consultant in New York.
Janet has served as sole, presiding, and co-arbitrator in ICC, HKIAC, ICDR, DIAC, KCAB, PCA, SIAC and in ad hoc arbitrations, both commercial and investor-state treaty, and in emergency arbitrator mandates. Her matters cover fields such as construction, heavy equipment, M&A, shareholder, distribution, intellectual property, environmental, finance and employment. She is a member of many institutional panels and has a good working knowledge of Spanish and French.
Janet is chair of ICC Canada and founding member of the Toronto Commercial Arbitration Society (formerly Arbitration Roundtable of Toronto), CIArb Canadian Branch (formerly founding chair of the Toronto Chapter) and ArbitralWomen; and she is recipient of the CIArb Canada Award for Distinguished Service.
Janet is distinguished research professor of law and past associate dean of Osgoode Hall Law School. For 20 years, Janet has authored Canada’s main text on private international law, Canadian Conflict of Laws, cited in more than 400 reported decisions. She served four years as co-director of the CIArb Oxford Diploma course; she has taught for five years in the Stuttgart International Construction Law masters programme; and she is a member of the International Construction Law Association board.

   Jun Wang
Wilson Wang
Robert Warzel
Todd Weiler
Erin Wenger
     Jane Willems
Associate Professor of Law, Associate Director International Arbitration & Dispute Settlement LLM, Tsinghua University School of Law, Beijing, Attorney at Law, Arbitrator.
Dr. Jane Willems specializes in international investment law and international arbitration. She is an Associate Professor of Law and the Associate Director of the LLM in International Arbitration & Dispute Settlement, at Tsinghua University School of Law, Beijing. Dr. Willems has served as arbitrator or chair in numerous international commercial arbitrations involving ICC, CIETAC, BAC, HKIAC and UNCITRAL Rules and in investor-state arbitration (PCA-UNCITRAL). She has also served as counsel for the Lao PDR in BIT based investment arbitration proceedings. Dr. Willems is a member of the Advisory Board of the Asian Academy of International Law (AAIL). She is the delegate of AAIL at the UNCITRAL Working Group III (Investor-State Dispute Settlement Reform). She is admitted to practice to the Bar of the State of California and to the Bar of Paris. She holds a Ph.D. in Law.

    Glenn Wijaya
Glenn Wijaya, LL.B., S.H. is based in Jakarta, Indonesia, and currently practices law as an Advocate and Associate at Christian Teo & Partners.  His practice areas include, among others, FinTech, general corporate, M&A, data privacy, and payment system. Outside of practice, he is very active in volunteering either as a judge in a law competition, a coach in a moot competition, or a speaker in webinars. In addition, he is also a prolific writer as he has successfully published numerous legal articles in journals and websites. With respect to Vis East, he was the Oralist of Universitas Pelita Harapan team back in 2016 and he was an arbitrator for Virtual Vis East Moot 2020. He graduated with an LL.B. in International and European Law from the University of Groningen, the Netherlands, and a Sarjana Hukum (equivalent to an LL.B.), magna cum laude, from Universitas Pelita Harapan. He also briefly attended the University of Warsaw for a period of study exchange under the Erasmus scheme. He speaks Bahasa Indonesia and English, has a good understanding of Dutch and French, and he knows basic Mandarin Chinese as well.

Susan Wintermuth
Albert Yeu
   Ece Nur Yildiz 
Briana Young
Aaron Yuan
Aalaa Zahran
Attorney at Law at Zahran Law Office, admitted before the Egyptian Bar Association and holds LL.M degree in Private Law and International Trade Law. Aalaa participated in 15th Vis East Moot (March 2018) as a mootie and 1st Virtual Vis East Moot (March 2020) as an arbitrator
Ali Naimi Zaker​
Chunlei Zhao