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Nawazish Choudhury


    Nawazish focuses exclusively in international commercial and investment treaty arbitration.  He obtained his LL.M. in International Arbitration from the University of Miami and scored the highest grade of the year for Professor Jan Paulsson (Advanced Arbitration); Professor Marike Paulsson (The New York Convention) and Professor Nassib Ziade (Investment Arbitration).  He is currently an international visiting attorney at a leading law firm in Washington D.C. working on investment treaty arbitration cases before ICSID.   In his previous eight years of practice at the common law bar, he gained significant trial experience in commercial, property and personal injury cases.  Before coming to the Bar, he worked for Accenture in financial services and in Trinidad & Tobago on capital punishment cases before the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council.

    Please note that for the duration of his time away in the United States, Nawazish is an unregistered Barrister.  He does not hold an active practising certificate from the Bar Council and is not eligible to receive instructions to appear before the courts of England and Wales.  He shall resume practice and renew his practicing certificate on his return to Lamb Chambers after completing his post in Washington D.C. 

    Further information


    • LL.M. International Arbitration.  University of Miami.

    •  LL.M.  Public International Law.  UCL.

    •  LLB (Hons).  School of Oriental & African Studies (SOAS)


    • CALI Excellence for the Future Award.  University of Miami.  Professor Jan Paulsson’s Advanced Arbitration class.

    •  CALI Excellence for the Future Award.  University of Miami.  Professor Marike Paulsson’s The New York Convention class.

    •  Dean’s Certificate of Achievement Award.  University of Miami.  Professor Sandra Freidrich’s Drafting Complex Arbitration Clauses class.

    •  Scholarship.  International Arbitration Institute.  University of Miami.

    •  Scholarship.  MIAS (Miami International Arbitration Society).

    •  Scholarship.  South Eastern Circuit Scholarship.  Advanced Advocacy Course.  

    •  Sir Thomas More Bursary Award.  Lincoln’s Inn. 

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