Pablo Mori is an associate in the firm’s International Arbitration Department in Washington, D.C. Pablo has extensive experience advising and representing parties in International Commercial and Investment arbitration proceedings and is ranked as “Associate to Watch” and “Next generation Lawyer” by both Chambers and Partners (2018-2019) and The Legal 500 (2015-2019) respectively.
Pablo represents private and state entities in various arbitration proceedings seated in the US, Latin America and Europe, in tribunals constituted according to the rules of the ICC, ICSID, and other international arbitration centers in controversies related to oil & gas, construction of large infrastructure projects, as well as disputes concerning investments governed by a variety of BITs. Currently, Pablo also acts as party appointed arbitrator and sole arbitrator in construction disputes before the Arbitration Centers of both the Lima Chamber of Commerce and the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú.
Prior to joining GST LLP, Pablo was an associate at Bullard, Falla, Ezcurra+, a leading firm in international arbitration in Peru, where he acted as lead counsel or second chair in different proceedings in international commercial and investment arbitration. Pablo has also experience as an international associate in a global law firm in New York City, in its international arbitration group. During his career Pablo has acted as counsel in more than 30 arbitration proceedings in domestic and international arbitration, including ICC and CIAC arbitrations seated in New York, Miami, and other international seats, involving oil & gas, construction, fishing, bankruptcy, and shareholders controversies, among others.
Pablo writes and teaches extensively on international arbitration and advocacy. He is a frequent speaker in different seminars and events organized by universities and professional organizations in Peru, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama, Costa Rica among others. Pablo has also been a lecturer in International Commercial Arbitration, Legal Skills in Arbitration, and Contract Law in the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Universidad del Pacífico, and Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas, three of the major Law Schools in Peru.
Pablo holds an LL.M. from the University of Chicago (2015-2016) as well as an LLB from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú where he graduated summa cum laude and his thesis about the extension of the arbitration agreement to non-signatory parties was awarded the Best Latin American Arbitration Thesis in the first Arbitration Latin American Thesis Contest, organized by the ICC Mexico, and others (December, 2011). Pablo is fluent in Spanish and English, and he is only licensed to practice law in Peru.