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Jamsheed Peeroo

Visiting Lecturer

Jamsheed is an arbitrator, an arbitration counsel and a dual-qualified barrister practising at the Bar of England and Wales (36 Stone), the Mauritian Bar (Peeroo Chambers), and before the DIFC Courts. Jamsheed was trained at 3 Verulam Buildings (3VB) and has worked in the International Arbitration Group of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Paris. Over the years, Jamsheed has worked on a wide range of high-profile matters in several continents. He was recently nominated for the African Arbitration Award of African Arbitrator of the Year and, his team, for Best Case Counsel Team. His practice focuses on international commercial and investor-State arbitration, on complex commercial and corporate cross-border litigation and on arbitration-related court proceedings, including before the Privy Council. He holds a PhD in International Arbitration law anda DEA in Private International and Commercial Lawfrom the Sorbonne Law School, and a joint LLM in International Business Law from the University of London. Jamsheed is a member of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR and a Vice-President of the MARC Advisory Board, where he was actively involved in drafting the MARC Arbitration Rules 2018. Jamsheed was also part of the working group drafting the Supreme Court (International Arbitration Claims) Rules 2013. He has taught contract law and torts (responsabilité civile) at the Sorbonne Law School, and Mediation and Arbitrationin the Law Practitioners’ Vocational Course in Mauritius. Jamsheed teaches International Arbitration Law within our LLM in International Business Law.