Professor Gaillard is universally regarded as a leading authority and a star practitioner in the fields of both commercial and investment treaty arbitration. Over the course of his career, Emmanuel Gaillard has acted on many of the largest international disputes submitted to arbitration, including the Yukos arbitrations. A Professor of Law in France currently acting as a Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School, Emmanuel Gaillard has written extensively on all aspects of arbitration law. Professor Gaillard has been repeatedly praised in leading directories and publications for his “incredible wealth of knowledge and experience” and “fantastic record in the field”. He chairs the International Arbitration Institute (IAI) and was the first President and one of the co-founders of the International Academy for Arbitration Law.