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35 RUE DE LA MAIRIE, PO BOX 6569, 1211 GENEVA 6, SWITZERLAND
Tel:
Work +41 58 105 20 00
Fax:
Fax +41 58 105 20 60
Email:
Web:
www.lalive.ch
Doha, Geneva, London, Zurich

Dr Veijo Heiskanen

Tel:
Work +41 58 105 2000
Email:
LALIVE

Work Department

Dispute resolution - arbitration and international litigation; Public international law and WTO.

Position

Partner. Specialised in international law, international commercial arbitration, international investment and trade law, and international claims. Acted as counsel and arbitrator in numerous international arbitration proceedings (under various arbitration rules including ICC, ICSID, WIPO, UNCITRAL, Swiss Chambers, SCC, Cairo Regional Center - CRCICA, Finnish Chamber of Commerce) in relation to oil & gas, investment, construction, M&A, intellectual property and other international contracts disputes.

Career

LALIVE since 2002; Secretary General & Senior Claims Judge, Claims Resolution Tribunal for Dormant Accounts in Switzerland (2000-2002); Deputy Chief, Legal Service, United Nations Compensation Commission (1994-98); Legal Adviser, Iran-United States Claims Tribunal (1990-94). Adjunct Professor of International Law, University of Helsinki (since 1998), Professor, Hague Academy of International Law (2002).

Languages

English, French, Finnish (mother tongue), working knowledge of Swedish and German.

Member

Member of panels of arbitrators of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) and the American Arbitration Association/International Centre for Dispute Resolution (AAA/ICDR: Energy Arbitrators List). Member of International Bar Association (IBA);International Law Association (ILA), Committee on International Law of Foreign Investment; American Society of International Law; London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA); International Arbitration Institute; Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA); Finnish Arbitration Association; and International Arbitration Institute (IAI).

Education

Doctor of Juridical Science (S.J.D.) Harvard Law School (1992); Master of Laws (LL.M.), Harvard Law School (1988); Licentiate of Laws (LL.Lic.), University of Helsinki (1985); Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.), University of Helsinki (1983).


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