Farouk El-Hosseny, a senior associate in the London office of Three Crowns, recently co-authored “Contributory Fault under International Law: A Gateway for Human Rights in ISDS?” for the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes’ ICSID Review – Foreign Investment Law Journal.

In the piece, the authors consider the concept of contributory fault under international law, including how it has been applied by international courts and tribunals. They also shed light on its application in the burgeoning area of investment treaty arbitrations raising issues of human rights.

ABOUT Farouk El-Hosseny

El-Hosseny advises clients on arbitrations governed by the ICC, ICSID, and UNCITRAL rules, with a focus on complex commercial and investor-State disputes in the telecommunications and oil and gas sectors. He is often called upon by clients to provide strategic advice in respect to disputes raising matters of taxation, international sanctions, and claims by competing governments.

He is actively involved in the Firm’s pro bono practice, having recently assisted REDRESS in a landmark case before the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR).

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