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Abul Maniruzzaman

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Job Title: Professor of International Law and International B

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Professor A F M Maniruzzaman, LLB (Honours), LLM., M.Int’L.Law (ANU), PhD (Cambridge), MCIArb, FRSA. He is Chair in International and Business Law, University of Portsmouth, U.K. (since 2004) and a member of its Centre for European and International Studies Research, an interdisciplinary centre of international excellence. He is a Professorial Honorary Fellow at the Centre of Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy, University of Dundee (since 2005) and Visiting Professor of International Law (2012 -), Faculty of International Law, China University of Political Science and Law, Beijing. He has been a Visiting Professor of Law at the University of Western Ontario / Western University, Canada (2007-8) and has also held honorary visiting academic positions at the Universities of Oxford, Cambridge, Kent, and London. He has been a Council Member of the ICC Institute of World Business Law, Paris (2007-2015); Academic Council Member of the Institute of Transnational Arbitration (ITA), USA (2009 to-date); member of ILA International Committee on International Commercial Arbitration, London (1996-to-date); International Arbitration Institute, Paris and International Council for Commercial Arbitration, The Hague. He is a Founding and Executive Committee Member of THE IDR GROUP® (international dispute resolution specialists), London and a member of the Legal Advisory Task Force of the Energy Charter Secretariat, Brussels (2014-to-date). He has been a Senior Fellow of the Energy Charter Secretariat, Brussels, a member of the European Court of Arbitration, Strasbourg; the Swiss Arbitration Association; and the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN), Houston, USA. He has also served as a member of the IUCN World Commission on Environmental Law and its Specialist Groups: Water & Wetlands, Environmental Laws and Human Rights, and Energy Law & Climate Change and as a member of the Academic Council of the UNESCO Madanjeet Singh South Asian Institute of Advanced Legal and Human Rights Studies (UMSAILS), Dhaka. He has acted as a Tribunal Chairman / arbitrator, counsel and expert / consultant in high-valued international arbitrations including some high-profile ICSID and ICC cases and also as an International Legal Consultant to the Commonwealth Secretariat (HQ), governments, state-owned enterprises, multinational corporations and multinational law firms. He has been an Editor and on the International Editorial / Advisory Boards of a number of well-regarded international legal periodicals (MJIEL, OGEL, TDM). He has extensively published in the areas of International Business Law, International Energy, Oil and Gas Law, International Investment Law and International Commercial Arbitration and Dispute Resolution and peer-reviewed for Oxford and Cambridge University Presses. He is listed in the WHO’S WHO IN THE WORLD 2012 (29th edition) of (Marquis Who’s Who, U.S.A.), the Dictionary of International Biography 2012 (37th Edition, Cambridge) and Who’s Who in Public International Law (Brill, 2012). He is an Advocate of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh (since 1983).

Country of Residence: England

Primary Branch: Southern

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