Chairperson - Prof. Dr. Maxi Scherer
Prof. Dr. Scherer is a member of the Paris bar and a Solicitor of England and Wales. She is a Special Counsel at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP (London). Professor Maxi Scherer represents clients in numerous international arbitrations before most major arbitral institutions (including HKIAC, ICC, ICDR, ICSID, LCIA, SCC and SIAC) and at various seats, governed by a variety of substantive and procedural laws (including Algerian, Congolese, English, French, German, Hong Kong, Nigerian, and Swiss law), in different industry sectors, with a strong focus on energy disputes. She regularly serves as arbitrator in numerous ad hoc and institutional arbitrations, including with States and State-owned parties, with significant amounts in dispute and multiple parties, conducted in English, French and German. She has published numerous articles and treatises in the field of international arbitration, and is the General Editor of Kluwer Journal of International Arbitration.