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Emmanuel Gaillard

Visiting Professor of Law (spring term)

Emmanuel Gaillard is a Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School and Professor of Law at Sciences Po Law School in Paris. From 1986 to 2012, he was a Professor of Law at Paris XII University. He is also a member of the Faculty of the Master in International Dispute Settlement (MIDS) at University of Geneva. He is the President and a founding Board member of the International Academy for Arbitration Law (Arbitration Academy). He also chairs the International Arbitration Institute (IAI), which he founded in 2001. Professor Gaillard is a prominent practitioner in the field of international arbitration, acting both as counsel and arbitrator. Through his practice, extensive writing and teaching, he has contributed to the shaping of contemporary international arbitration law. He has published widely in the area of international arbitration, in French and in English. He is a co-author of Fouchard Gaillard Goldman on International Commercial Arbitration, a reference treatise in the field, a second and fully revised edition of which is underway. He also published, in English and in French, Legal Theory of International Arbitration, the first essay on the theory of international arbitration based on his 2007 Course at The Hague Academy and now also published in Arabic, Spanish, Chinese, and Hungarian. In 2010, Professor Gaillard was appointed as expert by UNCITRAL for the drafting of the UNCITRAL Guide on the New York Convention, which will be published in early 2014. He teaches and researches in the area of international commercial arbitration, international investment arbitration, and private international law. 

Agrégation en droit privé, 1982
Ph.D. in Private Law, Panthéon-Assas University (Paris II), 1981
D.E.A. in Criminal Law, Panthéon-Assas University (Paris II), 1977
D.E.A. in Private Law, Panthéon-Assas University (Paris II), 1976

Courses Taught
International Commercial Arbitration