Doughty Street International is delighted to welcome Paul Barker as a new member.
Paul is a barrister specialising in International Arbitration and Public International Law. He has represented governments and corporations in investment treaty arbitrations and international commercial arbitrations under all the major arbitral rules (including ICSID, ICC, LCIA and UNCITRAL). Paul’s public international law experience includes assisting the FCO legal advisors to the UK Mission to the United Nations in the General Assembly 6th Committee. In February 2016, Paul will be a guest lecturer on the international investment law and arbitration class at Stanford Law School in California.
Paul previously practiced international arbitration and public international law for over five years in the London and Paris offices of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, where he was recently a member of the counsel team that secured a landmark ICSID arbitration award dismissing all claims arising out of Greece's 2012 sovereign debt restructuring (Poštová banka, a.s. and ISTROKAPITAL SE v Hellenic Republic (ICSID Case No. ARB/13/8)).
Head of Doughty Street International, John Jones QC, comments, “Paul is a very impressive practitioner who comes to us from one of the top arbitration firms in the world. We are delighted that he is joining Doughty Street Chambers and his move here reflects the rapid growth of our International Arbitration practise in both size and reputation. I have no doubt that he will be very successful indeed at the Bar."
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