Chiara Giorgetti


Professor Chiara Giorgetti of Richmond Law School teaches international law and international dispute resolution and holds a Doctorate and Master in Law from Yale Law School and degrees from Bologna University and the LSE. She is a leading expert in international courts and tribunals and international claims commissions in particular, having published nine books on these subject, including the monograph “International Claims Commissions – Righting Wrongs after Conflict” and the forthcoming edited volume “Research Handbook on International Claims Commissions.” She also served as counsel in numerous international proceedings, including at the UN Claims Commission and the Eritrea-Ethiopia Claims Commission. She clerked at the International Court of Justice.

Recently Published

Launching an International Claims Commission for Ukraine

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has caused massive displacement of people, enormous economic and personal harm, and widespread damage to public and private property. Foreign States and individuals also have suffered damage and loss. The Government of Ukraine recently expressed its intention to cooperate with interested Parties to establish an international commission (“the Commission”) to adjudicate claims for…

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The Draft Code of Conduct for Adjudicators in Investor-State Dispute Settlement: An Important Step Forward in the Reform Process?

On May 1, 2020, the secretariats of ICSID and UNCITRAL released the first draft of the Code of Conduct for Adjudicators in Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS). States, international organisations and other stakeholders have until October 15 to send comments on the draft. I had the privilege to work extensively on the draft…

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Independence and Impartiality of Arbitrators in Investor-State Arbitration: Perceived Problems and Possible Solutions

Editors' Note:  This is the latest post in our ongoing series of posts (see introduction here, first post on costs here, second post on duration of proceedings here, third post on the diversity deficit in investment arbitration here) from individual members of the Academic Forum of the UNCITRAL…

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