- 16 March 2022
- 17 h 00 min - 18 h 00 min
TagTime S05E04 – Christopher Harris QC on “The Enforcement of Awards Against States”
On Wednesday 16 March 2022, Christopher Harris QC discussed “The Enforcement of Awards Against States” with hosts Dr Kabir Duggal and Amanda Lee. Christopher Harris was tagged by Professor Eduardo Zuleta. He, in turn, tagged Swee Yen Koh SC.
You can view the recording here.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Christopher Harris QC is an English-qualified barrister and Queen’s Counsel. He is an experienced trial advocate and arbitrator and is ranked as a leading practitioner for (inter alia) international arbitration, public international law, commercial dispute resolution, banking and finance and energy disputes, as well as a leading arbitrator, by Chambers & Partners, Legal 500, and Who’s Who Legal. In 2020, Christopher was designated by the British Government to the ICSID Panels of Arbitrators and Conciliators and in 2021 he was appointed the UK representative on the ICC Court of Arbitration.
Alongside his substantial court practice before the English, BVI and DIFC courts, Christopher is especially known for his expertise in investment arbitration and has been counsel in more than twenty such disputes. Christopher has developed a particular reputation in relation to the enforcement of arbitration awards, especially where States are involved, and the defence of such proceedings, having acted in cases including Gold Reserve v Venezuela, Stati v Kazakhstan, Yukos v Russia, Flemingo v Poland and Broadsheet v Pakistan. Christopher is also one of the very few English counsel to have acted in ICSID enforcement proceedings before the English courts.