As sole arbitrator

Contractual dispute between African and Asian parties in the food & beverage industry (LACIAC Arbitration Rules, Language: English)

Contractual dispute between West African parties, including a state entity, in the oil and gas industry (ICC Arbitration Rules, Language: English)

Contractual dispute between East African parties in the construction industry (ad hoc, UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules, Language: English)

Contractual dispute between a private company and an international organisation (ad hoc, UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules, Languages: English & French)

Contractual dispute between West African parties in the oil and gas industry (ad hoc, UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules, Language: English)

As counsel

Representing claimants in various investment treaty arbitrations in the oil and gas sector involving African, European, Latin American, and North American parties

Representing an African respondent state in an investment treaty arbitration in the telecommunications industry

Advising an investor in the oil and gas industry on a potential contract claim against an African state

Advising companies in various industries, including construction, energy, oil and gas, retail, and technology, on drafting dispute resolution clauses in contracts

Advising a European state on the potential revision of its bilateral investment treaties (BITs)

Advising a Kenyan company in a contractual dispute involving a Dutch entity

Advising multinational companies on the design and implementation of operational grievance mechanisms in accordance with the United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights (UNGPs)

Advising African states, as part of World Bank / IFC project teams, on developing grievance mechanisms for investors and legal reform

As guest lecturer

Guest lecturer in international arbitration and public international law at various universities, including King’s College London (United Kingdom), the University of Cape Town (South Africa), Georgetown University Law Centre (Washington DC, USA), Notre Dame Law School (South Bend, IN, USA), Loyola University School of Law (Chicago, IL, USA), University of Pretoria (South Africa), Middlesex University (Mauritius campus)

Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration – tutor and guest lecturer 2019, 2020; guest lecturer 2021, 2022


Consultations with state entities on the drafting of dispute resolution clauses in oil and gas legislation

Visiting scholar at the Max Planck Institute of Comparative Public Law and International Law in Heidelberg Germany doing research on intra-Africa treaty-making

Member of the International Law Association (ILA) committee on rule of law and international investment law

Review hundreds of arbitral awards as vice president of the ICC International Court of Arbitration

Participation in experts’ roundtable on transforming courts in Commonwealth Africa

Review of potential revisions in the substantive provisions of bilateral investment treaties (BITs), regional agreements, and multi-lateral treaties involving African states

Participation as an observer in UNCITRAL WG III on Investor-State Dispute Settlement Reform

Member of the drafting committee revising the international arbitration rules of the Arbitration Foundation of Southern Africa (AFSA)

Member of a research group estimating the potential cost of a proposed advisory centre on international investment law

Training practitioners in the practice of international arbitration, including oral and written advocacy, examination of witnesses, and examination of experts

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