Adjunct Prof Lise Bosman
Lise Bosman is an academic and arbitration specialist based at the Peace Palace in The Hague, as Executive Director of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA) and Senior Legal Counsel at the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA). She is appointed as Adjunct Professor at the University of Cape Town, South Africa, where she teaches the LLM course in Commercial Arbitration, and acts as PCA Counsellor to the Secretary-General for South Africa. She has published and spoken widely in the field of international arbitration. Lise is the General Editor and contributing author to Arbitration in Africa: a Practitioner's Guide (Kluwer Law International, Second Edition September 2021) and the General Editor of the ICCA International Handbook on Commercial Arbitration (a seven-volume loose-leaf collection of arbitration-related legislation and commentary on over 85 jurisdictions; Kluwer Law International, published since 1984). She is a member of the Court of the AFSA and LACIAC arbitral institutes and a founding member of the Board of the African Arbitration Association. Her areas of specialization are: international commercial arbitration law and practice; the practice and development of international arbitration in Africa; international investment law; investor-State arbitration; and State-State arbitration.