Malik LAAZOUZI is the founder and director of the LL.M. AWArDS. He focuses on international arbitration and private international law. Since 2013, he co-holds the yearly column on investment arbitration in the French Revue de l’arbitrage. He has also co-authored a book dedicated to the law of international contracts, which deals extensively with international commercial arbitration. He has authored a book on international administrative contracts and co-holds the column on international contracts in a leading French law review (Revue des contrats) and has published numerous articles about investment arbitration, international commercial arbitration and international litigation, among others.
Pr. LAAZOUZI is regularly invited to speak or teach abroad. His recent engagements include teaching international commercial arbitration in Dubai and Mauritius, or giving a special course (July 2019) and the general course (July 2022) at the International Academy for Arbitration Law (Arbitration Academy). He has also been recently a guest speaker during conferences dedicated to international arbitration in New Delhi (Dec. 2019), Port Louis (June 2019) or at King’s College London (June 2019; Oct. 2022). In 2023, he will be a visiting professor at Notre Dame Law School (U.S.A.) and one of the two directors of studies at the Hague Academy for International Law for the summer session in private international law.
Pr. LAAZOUZI often drafts legal opinions or expert reports in international arbitration proceedings (ICC, ICSID and ad hoc, including UNCITRAL) and in arbitration-related proceedings before domestic courts. He also acts as an arbitrator.
He is a member of the French Committee on Arbitration, the International Arbitration Institute and the French Committee on Private International Law. Since 2012, he has been an active member of the Arbitration Academy.
Pr. LAAZOUZI is also the director of the LL.M. in International Business Law (Mauritius’s campus) and the director of the Law Exchange Programs (U.S.A./English Canada) of the university Paris-Panthéon-Assas.