Eduardo Silva-Romero



Eduardo Silva Romero, co-Chair of Dechert’s International Arbitration global practice, focuses his practice on arbitration matters, particularly international disputes involving States and State entities, as well as Spanish and Latin American parties.

An acknowledged expert in international arbitration, Mr. Silva Romero has supervised numerous proceedings before arbitration panels worldwide. Former Deputy Counsel, Counsel, and Deputy Secretary General of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, Mr. Silva Romero has far-reaching experience including international sales and distribution contracts, construction, mining, oil and gas, and electricity-related disputes. He has advised on arbitration matters conducted under the auspices of the ICC, ICSID, AAA and the SCC as well as in ad- hoc proceedings under the UNCITRAL arbitration rules. As an arbitrator, Mr. Silva Romero has acted in more than 100 arbitrations.

Mr. Silva Romero is a lecturer on Investment Arbitration and International Contracts at the Paris Institute for Political Studies (Sciences Po), on Arbitration at the University of Paris-Dauphine (Paris IX) and Director and Professor of International Law at the University of Rosario’s Law School in Bogota. He is also a regular speaker at numerous conferences, seminars and courses in Europe, the US and Latin America.