Second Edition

  • A manual of citation specifically for use in international arbitration
  • Offers a uniform approach
  • Covers all eventualities with flexible rules
  • Useful for all writing – memorials to awards, from scholarly articles to student briefs
  • In English but applicable to proceedings in other languages
  • Simple and easy to follow with examples throughout

This elegant little book should be an essential reference for anyone interested in international arbitration.
– Jonathan Entin, emeritus professor of law, reviewing UCIA in the George Washington International Law Review
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Despite the inconsistency in citation practices in the past, top practitioners in our field have started to follow a developing convention on style and citation. This developing trend is the product of a slow assimilation process: different practitioners and arbitrators bringing forward their own practices in case after case, learning alternative approaches from that process, and modifying their practices to fit expectations in future cases. Through this assimilation process, the beginnings of a convention on citation have slowly started to emerge. The rules in this manual reflect that developing convention. UCIA is intended for use in all writings related to international arbitration – from memorials to awards, from scholarly articles to student briefs. Although drafted in English, UCIA can be applied in proceedings in other languages. To facilitate its use, we have attempted to draft UCIA in a simple and easy-to-understand manner, eschewing rules that are unnecessarily technical or nuanced. Woven throughout are examples showing practical application of the rules. This common-sense approach is intended to make UCIA more useful to practitioners from a wide range of backgrounds and legal cultures.
– Stephen Anway, UCIA General Editor

Written with the assistance of 28 of some of the field’s biggest names and with input from members of all the key international arbitral institutions – including

  • Sir Frank Berman, KCEssex Court Chambers
  • Doak Bishop King & Spalding
  • Gary BornWilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr
  • Adriana BraghettaAdriana Braghetta Lawyers
  • Kristin Campbell-WilsonArbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce
  • Brooks DalyPermanent Court of Arbitration
  • Valeria GalíndezGalíndez Arb
  • Sarah Grimmer Twenty Essex
  • Dr. Jacomijn van Haersolte-van HofLondon Court of International Arbitration
  • Miriam K. HarwoodSquire Patton Boggs
  • Gabrielle Kaufmann-KohlerLévy Kaufmann-Kohler
  • Michael D. LeeInternational Centre for Dispute Resolution
  • Annette MagnussonClimate Change Counsel
  • Luis MartinezInternational Centre for Dispute Resolution
  • Andrea MenakerWhite & Case
  • Wendy Miles, KCTwenty Essex
  • Kevin NashSingapore International Arbitration Centre
  • William W. ParkBoston University School of Law
  • Philippe PinsolleQuinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan
  • Martina PolasekInternational Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes
  • Caroline RichardFreshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • David SamuelsGlobal Arbitration Review
  • Ana Serra e MouraInternational Court of Arbitration, International Chamber of Commerce
  • Eduardo Silva RomeroDechert
  • Elizabeth SnodgrassThree Crowns
  • Baiju Vasani Twenty Essex
  • Gaëtan VerhooselThree Crowns
  • Brad Wang China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission – Hong Kong Arbitration Centre

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Stephen Anway

General Editor

Stephen Anway is a partner and global co-chair of the firm’s world-ranked international dispute resolution (IDR) practice group, which numerous global publications have recently named International Arbitration Group of the Year. In that role, he leads a team of more than 150 lawyers across 25 offices in North America, Europe, the Middle East and the Asia-Pacific.

Stephen acts as lead counsel and as an arbitrator in international arbitrations. He has represented the winning party in many of the largest international arbitrations in the world over the past 20 years. He has worked in more than 40 countries and has represented clients in some 125 international commercial and investment treaty arbitrations.

He is an adjunct professor of law on international arbitration.

Alexis Martinez

Assistant Editor

Alexis Martinez has practised as an advocate in international arbitrations since 2003. Qualified in both France and England, and fluent in English, Spanish, and French, his experience straddles both common and civil law systems, and public international law. His investment treaty arbitration experience involves acting for claimants against states in 11 cases in Latin America, Africa, Asia and the Caribbean, all of which resulted in favourable multimillion-dollar awards or settlements. Moreover, he has represented defendant states successfully in multiple cases, including Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Uzbekistan.

Mr Martinez has a thriving energy practice with a focus on multibillion-dollar gas pricing disputes. His commercial arbitration practice further encompasses high value construction, mining, and complex financial products disputes. Mr Martinez also sits as an arbitrator.

Jonathan Allen

Assistant Editor

Jonathan Allen has been the chief subeditor at Law Business Research, GAR’s publisher, for over fifteen years.

He read English at the University of Oxford, and French and Italian at the universities of London and Siena. He holds a graduate diploma in Law from BPP Law School and a postgraduate certificate in Business French from the Paris Chamber of Commerce. 

Recent publications Jonathan has copy-edited include The Guide to Advocacy, published by Global Arbitration Review, and The Practitioner’s Guide to Global Investigations, published by Global Investigations Review.

Jonathan manages a team of dedicated and talented copy-editors whose aim is to ensure the legal texts we publish are as accurate, clear, concise and readable as possible.

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