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Carducci Arbitration (Paris - London - Rome)


Arbitrator, Legal Counsel and Expert

Law Professor, Attorney-at-Law, Chartered Arbitrator, Paris – London – Rome

Former Chief, International Standards Section, UNESCO (HQ Paris) 

Commercial, Art, Investment, Energy, Treaty, Construction, Sport, Law and Disputes

International Law (Public and Private), EU, French, Italian and English Law

Law Professor – Attorney-at-Law – Chartered Arbitrator (FCIArb), Paris and Rome

International Tenant and Arbitrator, 4-5 Gray’s Inn Square, London

Member of three ICC Commissions: Arbitration and ADR – Commercial Law – Competition

Panels of Arbitrators: ICDR, CIArb, WIPO, JCAA, HKIAC, BVI, CMAP. Formerly ICSID, SIAC, CAS

Recognized in The Legal 500 : Dispute Resolution

Fluent and works in English, French, Spanish, German, Italian

Former Chief, International Standards Section, UNESCO (HQ Paris) in Charge of Treaty-Making and Implementation with regard to (192) Member States

Former Mediator between the United Kingdom and Greece in the Dispute for the Return of the Parthenon Marbles in the British Museum

Former Vice-Chair, International Arbitration and International Litigation Committees, American Bar Association

Publications: 2 Monographs and 55 Articles in Law Journals

Ph.D. in International Law (Paris II) – Ph.D. in Comparative Contract Law (Rome I) – Diploma, The Hague Academy of International Law



Guido Carducci is a Law Professor in Paris, an Attorney-at-Law in Rome, a Chartered Arbitrator and International Tenant and Arbitrator with 4-5 Gray’s Inn Square, London. Recognized in The Legal 500 : Dispute Resolution

Former Chief of the International Standards Section at UNESCO (Paris Headquarters) he was in charge of international standard-setting, the intergovernmental elaboration of international law and its implementation in (192) Member States, and of UNESCO Conventions on art, cultural property and heritage

Publications include 55 articles in law journals and two monographs:

Arbitration in France: Law and Practice (forthcoming Oxford University Press)

International Art Restitution Claims (LGDJ Paris)

Works in: English, French, Spanish, German, Italian (Fair Portuguese)

Acts as Arbitrator, Consulting and Testifying Expert in Law, Counsel:

  1. in treaty, investment, energy, infrastructure, law

  2. in commercial, corporate, sport, law 

  3. in art and cultural property law, restitution and return, looted art (visit

i) in International Law:

Former Chief, International Standards Section, UNESCO HQ Paris. Mediator between the UK and Greek Governments concerning the claim for the return of the Parthenon Marbles in the British Museum. Italian Delegate in treaty-making. Ph.D. Diploma Hague Academy of International Law. Regular Speaker in Conferences

ii) in International Arbitration, Comparative Conflict of Laws, International Business Law:

Arbitrator. Expert Witness. Counsel. Law Professor in Paris (former Visiting Professor at the Universities of Miami, Hong Kong, Rome, Thessaloniki)

Member ICC Commissions on Arbitration, Competition, Commercial Law. Chartered Arbitrator, Fellow and Faculty of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Regular Speaker. Experience in treaty-making at the Hague Conference of Private International Law and UNIDROIT

iii) in EU Law:

Law Professor. EU Expert for the Elaboration of EU Regulation N.650/2012 on International Successions. EU Parliament Expert on art law and return of looted art. Author-Team Leader EU/Italian Competition Law in ICC Compendium of Antitrust Damages Actions

iv) in French Law:

Law Professor in French and EU contract, commercial, company, conflict of laws, international business and arbitration law (Maître de Conférences des Facultés de droit, Paris). Ph.D (Docteur en droit, Univ. Paris II). Post-graduate specialisations (DEAs) in commercial law – EU law – private and public international law. Full French legal education. Eligible for membership in the Paris Bar (currently not Avocat à la Cour)

v) in Italian Law:

Attorney-at-Law in Rome (Avvocato) admitted also before Supreme Courts (Patrocinante in Cassazione), Ph.D. (Dottore di Ricerca University Rome I). Full Italian legal education

vi) in English Law:

International Tenant and Arbitrator 4-5 Gray’s Inn Square, London. Registered European Lawyer in England and Wales. Lecturer in English Business Law (2015-2022)

Activities related to U.S. Law:

Lecturer in U.S. Business Law (2015-2022). ICDR Panel of Arbitrators. ABA Observer “Uniform Commercial Code and Emerging Technologies Committee” Uniform Law Commission. Former Visiting Professor University of Miami. Former Vice-Chair International Arbitration and Litigation Committees, American Bar Association (ABA)