Laurence Shore


  • International arbitration, as counsel and arbitrator (inc. under the ICC, LCIA, ICDR, ICSID, Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration, AAA-Commercial and UNCITRAL rules)
  • International dispute resolution
  • Litigation before USA courts
  • IP, Business and Human Rights


  • Key sectors:
    • energy
    • construction
    • telecommunications
    • mining
    • healthcare
    • maritime
    • finance


  • Foreign languages: Italia



– Joined as partner in 2017


  • Team Leader of the International Arbitration Focus Team
  • Vice Chair of the Executive Committee of the Institute for Transnational Arbitration (2017)
  • Councillor of LCIA’s North American Users’ Council (since 2014)
  • Chair of the New York City Bar’s International Law Committee (2012–2014)


  • Member of the District of Columbia Bar
  • Member of the Commonwealth of Virginia Bar
  • Member of the New York Bar
  • Solicitor of the senior courts of England and Wales
  • PhD in History from the John’s Hopkins University
  • Law degree from the Emory University School of Law
  • History degree from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Knowledge Sharing

The Prague Rules: wind of change?

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Why arbitration is becoming the preferred dispute resolution method in the luxury industry?

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US Supreme Court: renewed support for Arbitrators to decide Arbitrability

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Quantification of damages in commercial arbitration: mission impossible?

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EAIAC 2018: The Implications of Regional Investment Arbitration

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Achmea: the future of investment arbitration in Europe

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Third Party Funding: a useful tool to know in international arbitration

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Caught in the “Crossfire”: quantum calculations in international arbitration

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Arbitration clauses in intra-EU BITs are not compatible with EU law: a momentous decision by the European Court of Justice

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Four new hires in Egypt to boost BonelliErede’s reach

Bahaa-Eldin Law Office in cooperation with BonelliErede strengthens its Egyptian team in Cairo with the hire of four experienced lawyers: Mostafa Moussa, Mohamed Hossam El Ehwany, Ahmad Farghal and Nayera Sherif. Mostafa Moussa, 35, is an expert corporate, capital markets, banking and restructu …

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BonelliErede announces an important arbitration presence in its Rome office

As of October 1st, partner Andrea Carlevaris moved to the firm’s Rome office to consolidate the activities of the International Arbitration Focus Team in a location where BonelliErede has developed numerous clients in the practice. Andrea Carlevaris returned to BonelliErede in July 2017, havi …

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Two new partners join BonelliErede’s international arbitration practice

BonelliErede announces the strengthening of its international arbitration practice with the arrival of two partners on 1st September 2017: Laurence Shore and Andrea Carlevaris. Laurence Shore has been a partner in the New York City office of Herbert Smith Freehills, where he was head of the pub …

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