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Faculty & Instructors


Prof. George A. Bermann

  • Walter Gellhorn Professor and
  • Jean Monnet Professor, Columbia Law School

Prof. Sébastien Besson

  • Partner in Lévy Kaufmann-Kohler;
  • Professor at the University of Neuchâtel

Prof. Laurence Boisson de Chazournes

  • Professor, University of Geneva

Prof. Zachary Douglas

  • Associate Professor, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

Prof. Brooks W. Daly

  • Deputy Secretary-General and Principal Legal Counsel, Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA), The Hague

Prof. Emmanuel Gaillard

  • Visiting Professor at Yale Law School;
  • Chair of Shearman & Sterling's international arbitration practice;
  • Chair of the International Arbitration Institute

Prof. Jean-Michel Jacquet

  • Honorary Professor, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

Prof. Gabrielle Kaufmann-Kohler

  • Program Director;
  • Professor, University of Geneva

Prof. Marcelo Kohen

  • Professor, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies;
  • Titular Member, Institute of International Law, and since 2015 its Secretary General

Prof. Gabrielle Marceau

  • Counselor, Legal Affairs Division of the WTO;
  • Associate Professor, Geneva University

Prof. William Park

  • Professor, Boston University;
  • President, LCIA

Prof. Jan Paulsson

  • Professor, Miami School of Law;
  • Founding partner with Three Crowns LLP;
  • Honorary President, ICCA;
  • Honorary Vice-President LCIA

Prof. Antonio Rigozzi

  • Professor, University of Neuchâtel;
  • Partner, Lévy Kaufmann-Kohler

Prof. Thomas Schultz

  • Reader in Commercial Law, King's College, London.

Prof. Laurent Aynès

  • Professor, University of Paris I, Panthéon-Sorbonne

Prof. Lu Song

  • Professor of Law, China Foreign Affairs University, Beijing;
  • Vice President, Chinese Society of Private International Law

Prof. Albert Jan van den Berg

  • Partner, Hanotiau & van den Berg;
  • Professor, Erasmus University, Rotterdam.

Prof. Pierre Tercier

  • Honorary Chairman, ICC International Court of Arbitration;
  • Honorary Professor, University of Fribourg

Prof. Raúl E. Vinuesa

  • Professor, University of Buenos Aires;
  • Member, Institute of International Law



Mr. David Roney

David P. Roney is a partner at Sidley's Geneva office and a member of the firm's International Arbitration practice. David has more than 20 years of experience as an advocate in a broad range of complex disputes around the world, with the last 15 years focused exclusively on international arbitration. 

Ms. Tanya Landon

Tanya Landon is a senior associate in Sidley's Geneva office focusing on international commercial arbitration and international litigation.

Ms. Birgit Sambeth Glasner

Birgit Sambeth Glasner is a partner at ALTENBURGER LTD legal + tax, and she previously served as substitute judge at the Geneva courts. Ms. Sambeth Glasner has extensive expertise in arbitration and commercial mediation, and she teaches mediation in various universities around the world.

Mr. Geoffrey Senogles

Geoffrey Senogles is a Vice President, Forensic Accounting at Charles River Associates, Geneva and London. He is Welsh chartered accountant; based in Geneva since 2000 when he began working on staff at the United Nations Compensation Commission. He has taught the "Financial Damages" workshops at MIDS since 2010.