Prof. Andrew Newcombe

Newcombe, Andrew

Faculty of Law, University of Victoria

International Arbitration
International Investment Law
International Trade Law
Commercial Law

Andrew Newcombe is an Associate Professor, Faculty of Law at the University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, where he teaches international arbitration, international investment law, international trade law and commercial law. Prior to joining the University of Victoria in 2002, he worked in the International Arbitration and Public International Law groups of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in Paris. Professor Newcombe’s research focuses on investment treaty law and arbitration. He is the co-author of Law and Practice of Investment Treaties: Standards of Treatment (Kluwer, 2009) and co-editor of Sustainable Development in World Investment Law (Kluwer, 2011). He created and operates ita, a research website focused on investment treaty arbitration. Professor Newcombe is Associate Editor for the ICSID Review—Foreign Investment Law Journal, a contributing editor of the Investor-State Law Guide, Canadian treaty editor for Investment Claims, and a regular contributor to the KluwerArbitrationBlog. In addition to his academic work, Professor Newcombe advises governments, investors and non-state actors and acts as counsel and arbitrator in international arbitrations.