Database of arbitrators

Honourable L. Yves Fortier, KC


Cabinet Yves Fortier

Gender: Male

Nationality: Canadian

Address: Montreal, Quebec, H3Z 3C1,

Country: Canada

Email Address:

Phone: +5149354460


Languages: French Native, English Fluent, Spanish Knowledge, Italian Knowledge

Experience as sole arbitrator: Yes

Experience as co-arbitrator: Yes

Experience as presiding arbitrator: Yes

Experience as counsel in arbitration proceedings: Yes

Legal systems: Civil Law, Common Law

Bar Admission: Quebec, 1960

Fields of arbitration specialization: Commercial arbitration, Corporate law / M&A, Investment law, Public International Law, Sport


The Kaplan Lecture in Hong Kong in November 2014: Arbitrators, Corruption and the Poetic Experience (“When power corrupts, poetry cleanses”), ICSID, 2015
La nouvelle loi française sur l’arbitrage: vues d’Outre-Atlantique: Conférence annuelle de l’Association Française d’Arbitrage, Cahiers de l’arbitrage, 2012 Occasionally Unwarranted Assumption of Confidentiality, Arbitration International, 1999
Arbitrating in the Age of Investment Treaty Disputes, The University of Southern Wales Law Journal, 2008
Arbitrability of Disputes: In Global Reflections on International Law, Commerce and Disputes Resolution, 2005
Diplomacy and Arbitration- Canadian Arbitration and Mediation Journal: International Arbitration on the Eve of the Millennium, International Arbitration Law Review, 1998

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