Counsel and Advocate before the
 International Court of Justice

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Counsel and Advocate for Palestine in the case concerning the Relocation of the United States Embassy to Jerusalem (Palestine v. United States of America) (since 2018)

Counsel and Advocate for Guyana in the case concerning the Arbitral Award of 3 October 1899 (Guyana v. Venezuela) (since 2018)

Counsel and Advocate for Iran in the case concerning the Alleged violations of the 1855 Treaty of Amity, Economic Relations, and Consular Rights  (Islamic Republic of Iran v. United States of America) (since 2018)

Counsel and Advocate for United Arab Emirates in the cases concerning the Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Qatar v. United Arab Emirates) (Provisional measures); Appeal Relating to the Jurisdiction of the ICAO Council under Article 84 of the Convention on International Civil Aviation (Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates v. Qatar)Appeal Relating to the Jurisdiction of the ICAO Council under Article II, Section 2, of the 1944 International Air Services Transit Agreement (Bahrain, Egypt and United Arab Emirates v. Qatar) (2018)

Counsel and advocate for Singapore in the case concerning the Request for Interpretation of the Judgment of 23 May 2008 in the case concerning Sovereignty over Pedra Branca/Pulau Batu Puteh, Middle Rocks and South Ledge (Malaysia/Singapore) (Malaysia v. Singapore) (2017-2018)

Counsel and advocate for Singapore in the case concerning the Application for revision of the Judgment of 23 May 2008 in the case concerning Sovereignty over Pedra Branca/Pulau Batu Puteh, Middle Rocks and South Ledge (Malaysia/Singapore) (Malaysia v. Singapore) (2017-2018)

Counsel and Advocate for the Russian Federation in the case concerning Application of the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism and of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Ukraine v. Russian Federation) (since 2017)

Counsel and Advocate for Nicaragua in the case concerning Land Boundary in the Northern Part of Isla Portillos (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua) (2017-2018)

Counsel and Advocate for Iran in the case concerning Certain Iranian Assets (Islamic Republic of Iran v. United States of America) (since 2016)

Counsel and Advocate for France in the case concerning Immunities and Criminal Proceedings (Equatorial Guinea v. France) (since 2016)

Counsel and Advocate for Uganda in the case concerning Armed Activities on the Territory of the Congo (Democratic Republic of the Congo v. Uganda) (Phase on reparations) (since 2016)

Counsel and Advocate for Somalia in the case concerning Delimitation in the Indian Ocean (Somalia v. Kenya) (since 2014)

Counsel and Advocate for India in the case concerning Obligations concerning Negotiations relating to Cessation of the Nuclear Arms Race and to Nuclear Disarmament (Marshall Islands v. India) (2014-2016)

Counsel and Advocate for Nicaragua in the case concerning Delimitation in the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua) (2014-2018)

Counsel and Advocate for Nicaragua in the case concerning Alleged Violations of Sovereign Rights and Maritime Spaces in the Caribbean Sea (Nicaragua v. Colombia) (since 2013)

Counsel and Advocate for Nicaragua in the case concerning Question of the Delimitation of the Continental Shelf between Nicaragua and Colombia (Nicaragua v. Colombia) (since 2013)

Counsel and Advocate for Nicaragua in the case concerning Construction of a Road in Costa Rica along the San Juan River (Nicaragua v. Costa Rica) (2011-2015)

Counsel and Advocate for Thailand in the case concerning the Request for Interpretation of the Judgment of 15 June 1962 in the Case concerning the Temple of Preah Vihear (Cambodia v. Thailand) (Cambodia v. Thailand) (2011-2013)

Counsel and Advocate for Nicaragua in the case concerning Certain Activities carried out by Nicaragua in the Border Area (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua) (2010-2018)

Counsel and Advocate for Burkina Faso in the case concerning Frontier Dispute (Burkina Faso v. Niger) (2010-2013)

Counsel and Advocate for Japan in the case concerning Whaling in the Antarctic (Australia v. Japan: New Zealand intervening) (2010-2014)

Counsel and Advocate for Greece in the case concerning the Application of the Interim Accord of 13 September 1995 (the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia v. Greece) (2008-2011)

Counsel and Advocate for the Russian Federation in the case concerning the Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Georgia v. Russian Federation) (2008-2011)

Counsel and Advocate for Peru in the case concerning Maritime Dispute (Peru v. Chile) (2008-2014)

Counsel and Advocate for France in the advisory proceeding concerning Accordance with international law of the unilateral declaration of independence in respect of Kosovo (2008-2010)

Counsel and Advocate for Argentina in the case concerning Pulp Mills on the River Uruguay (Argentina v. Uruguay) (2006-2010)

Counsel and Advocate for France in the case concerning Certain Questions of Mutual Assistance in Criminal Matters (Djibouti v. France) (2006-2008)

Counsel and Advocate for Nicaragua in the case concerning Dispute regarding Navigational and Related Rights (Costa Rica v. Nicaragua) (2005-2009)

Counsel and Advocate for Romania in the case concerning Maritime Delimitation in the Black Sea (Romania v. Ukraine) (2004-2009)

Counsel and Advocate for France in the advisory proceeding concerning Legal Consequences of the Construction of a Wall in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (2004)

Counsel and Advocate for Singapore in the case concerning Sovereignty over Pedra Branca/Pulau Batu Puteh, Middle Rocks and South Ledge (Malaysia/Singapore) (2003-2008)

Counsel and Advocate for France in the case concerning Certain Criminal Proceedings in France (Republic of the Congo v. France) (2003-2008)

Counsel and Advocate for Iran in the case concerning Oil Platforms (Islamic Republic of Iran v. United States of America) (2002-2003)

Counsel and Advocate for Benin in the case concerning Frontier Dispute (Benin v. Niger) (2002-2005)

Counsel and Advocate for Bosnia and Herzegovina in the case concerning the Application for Revision of the Judgment of 11 July 1996 in the Case concerning Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Bosnia and Herzegovina v. Yugoslavia), Preliminary Objections (Yugoslavia v. Bosnia and Herzegovina) (2001-2003)

Counsel and Advocate for Liechtenstein in the case concerning Certain Property (Liechtenstein v. Germany) (2001-2005)

Counsel and Advocate for Nicaragua in the case concerning Territorial and Maritime Dispute (Nicaragua v. Colombia) (2001-2013)

Counsel and Advocate for India in the case concerning the Aerial Incident of 10 August 1999 (Pakistan v. India) (2000)

Counsel and Advocate for Nicaragua in the case concerning Territorial and Maritime Dispute between Nicaragua and Honduras in the Caribbean Sea (Nicaragua v. Honduras) (2000-2007)

Deputy Agent, Counsel and Advocate for Guinea in the case concerning Ahmadou Sadio Diallo (Republic of Guinea v. Democratic Republic of the Congo) (1999-2011)

Counsel and Advocate for France in the case concerning Legality of Use of Force (Serbia and Montenegro v. France) (1999-2004)

Counsel and Advocate for Indonesia in the case concerning Sovereignty over Pulan Ligitan and Pulau Sipadan (Indonesia/ Malaysia) (1998-2002)

Deputy Agent, Counsel and Advocate for Cameroon in the case concerning Request for Interpretation of the Judgment of 11 June 1998 in the Case concerning the Land and Maritime Boundary between Cameroon and Nigeria (Cameroon v. Nigeria), Preliminary Objections (Nigeria v. Cameroon) (1998-1999)

Counsel and Advocate for France in the advisory proceeding concerning Legality of the Use by a State of Nuclear Weapons in Armed Conflict (1996)

Counsel and Advocate for France in the advisory proceeding concerning Legality of the Threat or Use of Nuclear Weapons (1996)

Counsel and Advocate for France in the case concerning the Request for an Examination of the Situation in Accordance with Paragraph 63 of the Court’s Judgment of 20 December 1974 in the Nuclear Tests Case (New Zealand v. France) (1995)

Deputy Agent, Counsel and Advocate for Cameroon in the case concerning the Land and Maritime Boundary between Cameroon and Nigeria (Cameroon v. Nigeria: Equatorial Guinea intervening) (1994-2002)

Counsel and Advocate for Bosnia and Herzegovina in the case concerning the Application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (Bosnia and Herzegovina v. Serbia and Montenegro) (1993-2007)

Counsel and Advocate for Slovakia in the case concerning Gabčíkovo-Nagymaros Project (Hungary v. Slovakia) (since 1993)

Counsel and Advocate for Australia in the case concerning affaire relative au East Timor (Portugal v. Australia) (1991-1995)

Deputy Agent, Counsel and Advocate for Chad in the case concerning the Territorial Dispute (Libyan Arab Jamahiriya v. Chad) (1990-1994)

Counsel and Advocate for Australia in the case concerning Certain Phosphate Lands in Nauru (Nauru v. Australia) (1990-1993)

Counsel and Advocate for Nicaragua in the case concerning Border and Transborder Armed Actions (Nicaragua v. Costa Rica) (1986-1992)

Counsel and Advocate for Nicaragua in the case concerning Border and Transborder Armed Actions (Nicaragua v. Honduras) (1986-1992)

Counsel and Advocate for Burkina Faso in the case concerning the Frontier Dispute (Burkina Faso v. Mali) (1984-1986)

Counsel and Advocate for Nicaragua in the case concerning Military and Paramilitary Activities in and against Nicaragua (Nicaragua v. United States of America) (1983-1986)

Counsel and Advocate for France in the case concerning the Application for Review of Judgment No. 273 of the United Nations Administrative Tribunal (1982)

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