Gabriel Bottini


is a partner in the Madrid office of Uría Menéndez. He joined the firm in 2016. Gabriel is a specialist in international arbitration and public international law. He has participated in over 60 investment arbitrations, both as a lawyer and as an arbitrator. He was the first National Director of International Affairs and Disputes of the Treasury-Attorney General’s Office of Argentina, representing the country in arbitrations administered by the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the Permanent Court of Arbitration and the International Chamber of Commerce, and before courts of the United States of America. Gabriel is a member of the group of experts in investment policy convened by the World Economic Forum. He was chosen by the OECD as one of three experts to participate in the Special Session of Legal Experts of the Investment Committee in Paris, France, on 8 October 2009. He is a member of the ICSID Panel of Arbitrators designated by the Chairman of ICSID’s Administrative Council. He has published extensively on arbitration and international law issues and participated as a speaker in numerous conferences and seminars around the world. He is an adjunct professor of public international law at the University of Buenos Aires and has taught graduate and postgraduate courses at numerous universities in Argentina and Spain.

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The Articles on Responsibility of States for Internationally Wrongful Acts and the making of international investment law

In modern international law, the relationship between state responsibility and the protection of foreigners and their property is one of cross-fertilization and even common origin. When in 1924 the League of Nations commenced its efforts to codify international law, state responsibility was included as one of the subjects for potential international regulation. It was referred to as the…

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Excessive Costs and Insufficient Recoverability of Cost Awards

Editors' Note:  This is the first in a series of posts we are running from individual members of the Academic Forum of the UNCITRAL Working Group III on Investor-State Dispute Settlement Reform, in parallel with UNCITRAL WG III's ongoing sessions this week in New York.  These posts at EJIL:Talk! are meant to summarize more detailed concept…

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