Pool of Arbitrators

Michail Risvas

Assistant Professor of Public International Law, IE University (Madrid, Spain)

Michail specializes in art law, international arbitration, WTO law, and public international law. He has published articles on cultural heritage law in the International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law, Transnational Dispute Management, and the Cambridge Journal of International Law and is a frequent speaker on issues related to art law and international law.

Michail’s experience includes acting as counsel in investment and commercial arbitrations under the ICSID, UNCITRAL, LCIA, and ICC rules in the banking, defence, gaming, mining and metallurgy sectors. He is also a member of the panel of arbitrators of the Common Court of Justice and Arbitration of the Organisation for the Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa (OHADA). He was appointed to the original Arbitration pool of CAfA in January 2020.

Michail holds a doctorate (DPhil in 2017), and two master’s degrees (MPhil in 2013and MJur with distinction in 2011) from the University of Oxford, and a bachelor’s degree (LLB in 2010) from the University of Athens. He speaks fluently English, French, and Greek and has an intermediate knowledge of Spanish.

Jurisdiction: Greece; France; U.K.