Bernhard Maier is a senior associate in our International Dispute Resolution Practice. He is qualified in both England and New York and has extensive experience working on investment treaty disputes, commercial arbitrations, and a wide range of contentious and non-contentious public international law matters.
Bernhard is a member of the UK Attorney General’s C Panel of Public International Law Counsel to the Crown and a visiting lecturer at King’s College London.
Highlights of Bernhard’s practice include successfully acting for a party in a multibillion-dollar ICSID arbitration pertaining to the mining industry and representing a Caribbean state in a high-profile investment treaty claim involving international environmental law.
Bernhard has acted for claimant and respondent parties in a wide range of investment treaty and commercial arbitration matters (including under the Energy Charter Treaty and ICSID, UNCITRAL, ICC, LCIA, VIAC, DIS and AAA Rules), as well as related cross-border litigation and enforcement issues.
Bernhard has also advised a P5 state on asserting its sovereign immunity before EU member state courts and tribunals and delivered practical training in international economic law to government officials of a Middle East state.
Public International Law