Ryan is an associate in the Paris office.

He practises in all areas of international dispute settlement, including inter-State disputes, investor-State arbitration and international commercial arbitration. He has worked on a number of cases before international tribunals, including before the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea and before ad hoc arbitral tribunals under the ICC, ICSID and UNCITRAL Rules. His practice covers a range of sectors, including natural resources, shipping, sale of goods and banking.

Before joining Three Crowns, Ryan completed a doctorate in Public International Law at the University of Oxford, during which he consulted on a range of international disputes and also taught Public International Law and English Contract Law.  He was formerly a Judge’s Clerk at the New Zealand Court of Appeal, a Teaching Fellow in Law at Victoria University of Wellington and has experience working in a number of large commercial law firms in New Zealand and Paris.

Ryan was educated in New Zealand at the University of Canterbury, where he received first class honours degrees in both Law and Arts (Ancient History), and then at Magdalen College, Oxford, where he was a Rhodes Scholar and received a Bachelor of Civil Law (Distinction) and a Doctor of Philosophy.