Eduardo SILVA ROMERO
Eduardo SILVA ROMERO, co-Chair of Dechert’s International Arbitration global practice, focuses his practice on arbitration matters, particularly disputes involving States and State entities.
An acknowledged expert in international arbitration, Mr. SILVA ROMERO has supervised numerous proceedings before arbitration panels worldwide. Former Deputy Secretary General of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, Mr. Silva Romero has far-reaching experience in all areas of international arbitration, including international sales and distribution contracts, construction, telecommunication, mining, oil and gas, and electricity-related disputes. He advises on arbitration matters conducted under the auspices of the ICC, ICSID, AAA and the SCC, as well as in ad hoc proceedings under the UNCITRAL and EDF arbitration rules. As an arbitrator, Mr. SILVA ROMERO has acted in more than 100 arbitrations.
Mr. SILVA ROMERO teaches Investment Arbitration and International Contracts at the Paris Institute for Political Studies (Sciences Po), Arbitration at the University of Paris-Dauphine (Paris 9), and is Emeritus Professor at the University of Rosario’s Law School in Bogota.
He is a member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration and the Chair of the Latin American and Iberian Chapter of the ICC. He is admitted to practice in Bogota and Paris, and fluent in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.