Campbell McLachlan QC is Professor at Law at Victoria University of Wellington, and Barrister, Bankside Chambers (Auckland) & Essex Court Chambers (London). Until his return to New Zealand in 2003, Campbell was a partner in Herbert Smith in London. He led the firm's International Law Practice Group, and conducted many cases involving sovereign states. He has been Rapporteur of the International Law Association Committee on International Civil and Commercial Litigation and Chair of the IBA International Litigation Committee. In 2007 he was appointed by the New Zealand Government to the Panel of Arbitrators of the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes, succeeding the late Lord Cooke of Thorndon Laurence Shore is a dual US/UK qualified partner in the New York office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher. He is Co-chair of the firm's International Arbitration Practice Group and has practised at the U.S. State Department and the Washington DC law firm Williams & Connolly, appearing as advocate in cases before the U.S. Federal, State and Administrative Courts. He has acted as advocate in significant arbitrations under, for example, the UNCITRAL, ICC, and AAA Rules. He has advised on matters of public and private international law, and United States law. His experience in London and the US has enabled him to act successfully in matters such as Hague Convention Letter of Request proceedings in England, arising out of US tobacco litigation. Matthew Weiniger is a solicitor advocate at Herbert Smith specialising in international arbitration, public and private international law and alternative dispute resolution. He has acted and advised in cases arising from all major industry sectors, and regularly appears as an advocate before arbitral tribunals in many different jurisdictions. He has experience in arbitrations under the auspices of the ICC, LCIA, ICSID, Zurich Chamber of Commerce and ad hoc under the UNCITRAL Rules and the English Arbitration Act. He has also worked on matters involving state entities and matters where the governing law is not English law. He regularly lectures on matters connected to arbitration and public international law. He has recently taught on several LLM programmes at the University of London, and is a Visiting Professorial Fellow in the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary, University of London.