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Laurence Shore is a dual-qualified U.S. and U.K. partner in the New York office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. He is co-chair of the firm's International Arbitration Practice Group. Mr. Shore's practice focuses on international arbitration. He has been the lead advocate in a large number of arbitration cases under, for example, the ICC, LCIA, AAA, UNCITRAL and SWISS Rules. He also has sat as an arbitrator in cases under the ICC, ICDR, Cairo Regional Centre and LCIA Rules. In addition to his work as an arbitration practitioner, Mr. Shore has tried cases in the United States courts and in England's High Court.

Mr. Shore has been ranked in Chambers Global, Chambers Europe and Chambers USA as a leading individual for Dispute Resolution: International Arbitration.

Mr. Shore is a co-author (with C. McLachlan and M. Weiniger) of International Investment Arbitration: Substantive Principles (Oxford University Press, 2007). He also serves on the Editorial Board of International Arbitration Law Review, and holds the appointment of Visiting Professor in the School of International Arbitration, Queen Mary, University of London. He is a co-editor of World Arbitration Reporter (Juris Publ. 2010).

Mr. Shore is a member of the New York, District of Columbia and Virginia Bars, and is a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England & Wales, where he has rights of audience as a solicitor-advocate (Higher Courts, Civil).

Prior to joining Gibson Dunn, Mr. Shore was the global head of international arbitration at a major law firm in London. Mr. Shore earned his Juris Doctor degree in 1989 from Emory University School of Law, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the Emory Law Journal (1988-1989). He previously earned Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in History from The Johns Hopkins University. Mr. Shore received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.

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Cross-Examination Across Legal Cultures

04.18.12 | 01:32:42 min | 0 comments