News 25 Jun. 2012

Professor Tullio Rodolfo Treves to Join Curtis as Senior Public International Law Consultant

Milan, June 25, 2012 - Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle LLP has announced that Professor Tullio Rodolfo Treves will join the Firm as Senior Public International Law Consultant, effective July 1, 2012.

Prof. Treves is well-known internationally for his expertise in public international law and most recently served as Judge of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea. He also chaired the Tribunal's Committee of the Whole that drafted the Rules of the Tribunal. He has advised governments all over the world in major disputes involving maritime delimitation and other public international law matters, and has acted as arbitrator and as counsel before the International Court of Justice and international arbitral tribunals.

Prof. Treves is concluding his tenure of more than 30 years as Professor of Public and Private International Law at the Law Faculty of the State University of Milan and has taught at institutions in various other countries. He has also published widely on international law topics.

“I am delighted to be joining such an established international law practice, particularly one with a wealth of experience in public international law and the representation of states and state entities,” said Prof. Treves.

Curtis Chairman George Kahale described the move as “a natural extension of our international practice that will fortify our position as leaders in the field of state representation.” He added: “We are delighted that Professor Treves has selected Curtis to continue his practice. Curtis will benefit greatly from his expertise in this area, which is of great interest to our Firm and many of its clients.”

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