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J. Christopher Thomas

Gender Male
Country Canada
OECD member Yes

Number of cases in which have they been involved

Cases in which this arbitrator has been involved, divided into claimant-appointed, respondent-appointed, or presiding arbitrator

As president Claimant/appointed Respondent/appointed Total
1 1 45 47

Additional information about nationality

Frequency with which this arbitrator has been appointed by claimants/respondents of the same/different nationality as the arbitrator

This arbitrator has been appointed by claimant 0% (0) of times from parties of the SAME country
This arbitrator has been appointed by claimant 100% (1) of times from parties of the DIFFERENT countries
This arbitrator has been appointed by respondent 0% (0) of times from parties of the SAME country
This arbitrator has been appointed by respondent 100% (45) of times from parties of the DIFFERENT countries

Claimants' countries

Nationalities of the claimants appointing this arbitrator

Country No. of times
Czech Republic 1

Respondents' countries

Nationalities of the respondent States appointing this arbitrator

Country No. of times
Pakistan 3
Czech Republic 2
Latvia 2
India 2
Egypt 2
Hungary 2
Vietnam 2
Argentina 2
Ecuador 2
Slovakia 2
Korea, Republic of 1
Kyrgyzstan 1
Thailand 1
Guatemala 1
Bulgaria 1
Montenegro 1
Poland 1
Lithuania 1
Panama 1
Armenia 1
Sri Lanka 1
Turkey 1
Dominican Republic 1
Belarus 1
Ukraine 1
Philippines 1
Croatia 1
Spain 1
Kazakhstan 1
Uganda 1
Macedonia 1
Oman 1
Colombia 1
El Salvador 1

Appointed as President Arbitrator (1 case/s)

Cases in which this arbitrator was appointed as presiding arbitrator

Case Appointed by Law firms
PCA Case No 2019-18
Olympic Entertainment Group AS (Estonia)
Unknown Ministry of Justice of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine Aequo Law Firm Withers, London, U.K. Matrix Chambers, London, U.K.

Appointed as Claimants Arbitrator (1 case/s)

Cases in which this arbitrator was appointed by claimants

Case Law firms
ČEZ

Appointed as Respondent Arbitrator (45 case/s)

Cases in which this arbitrator was appointed by respondent State

Case Law firms
PCA case No. 2014-18
Progas Energy Ltd
PCA Case No 2012-26
Yosef Maiman, Merhav (MNF), Merhav-Ampal Group, Merhav-Ampal Energy Holdings
PCA Case No 2012-23
Ali Allawi
PCA Case No 2013-35
G.I.H.G. Limited, Natland Group Limited, Natland Investment Group NV, and Radiance Energy Holding S.A.R.L.
Ministry of Finance of the Czech Republic, Prague, Czech Republic Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer, Washington, D.C., U.S.A. Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer, London, United Kingdom Weil, Gotshal & Manges, Prague, Czech Republic ARBLIT – Radicati Di Brozolo Sabatini, Milan, Italy

Bryn Services Ltd.
PCA Case No 2014-26
Louis Dreyfus Armateurs SAS
Foley Hoag, Washington, D.C., U.S.A. Foley Hoag, Paris, France Essex Court Chambers, London, United Kingdom 3 Verulam Buildings, London, U.K. J. Sagar Associates, Mumbai, India

Indrek Kuivallik
PCA Case No 2014-31
Horthel Systems BV, Poland Gaming Holding BV and Tesa Beheer BV
PCA Case No 2015-39
Medusa (Montenegro) Limited
PCA Case No. 2010-5
ECE
PCA Case No. 2011-06
ST-AD GmbH
Sidley Austin, Washington, D.C., U.S.A Tomov & Tomov, Sofia, Bulgaria Ministry of Finance, Sofia, Republic of Bulgaria Arsène Verny M.E.S., Dresden Germany Svetlin Dimitrov Stoynev, Sofia, Bulgaria
PCA Case No 2014-14
RECOFI
PCA Case No 2017-41
Iberdrola Energía
Procurador General de la Nación, Ciudad de Guatemala, Guatemala Dechert, Paris, France Dechert, Washington, D.C., U.S.A. Uría Menéndez, Madrid, Spain
PCA Case No 2016-7
Cairn Energy PLC and Cairn UK Holdings Limited
Aarna Law Essex Court Chambers Shearman & Sterling Blackstone Chambers Shepherd and Wedderburn S&R Associates
PCA Case No 2017-08
Spółdzielnia Pracy Muszynianka
Squire Patton Boggs Kochanski Zieba Rapala & Partners, Warsaw, Poland
PCA Case No 2017-36 /AA684
Kingsgate Consolidated Ltd
Unknown Clifford Chance, Perth, Australia

ConocoPhillips and Perenco
Unknown Unknown
PCA Case No. 2018-21
PJSC RusHydro
PCA Case No. 2018-51
Elliott Associates L.P.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Singapore Lee & Ko, Seoul, Republic of Korea Three Crowns, London, U.K. KL Partners, Seoul, Republic of Korea Kobre & Kim, London, United Kingdom
PCA Case No 2019-48
Russian Fund for the Protection of Investors’ Rights in Foreign States
Ministry of Finance, Vilnius, Republic of Lithuania Alston & Bird, New York, USA Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev and Partners, Moscow, Russian Federation
ARB/16/34
Bridgestone Licensing Services, Inc. and Bridgestone Americas, Inc.
Arnold & Porter, Washington, D.C., U.S.A Ministry of Economy and Finances, Panama, Republic of Panama Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld, Washington, D.C., U.S.A.
ARB/16/6
Glencore International A.G. and C.I. Prodeco S.A.
Dechert, Paris, France Dechert, Washington, D.C., U.S.A. Agencia Nacional de Defensa Jurídica del Estado, Bogota, Colombia Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer US, Washington, D.C., U.S.A. Álvarez Zárate & Asociados, Bogotá, Colombia
ARB/18/28
Rasia FZE and Joseph K. Borkowski
Baker & McKenzie, New York, USA HAP LLC Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, Paris, France
ARB/18/39
KLS Energy Lanka Sdn. Bhd.
Ministry of Power & Renewable Energy, Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka Attorney General's Department, Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka Toby Landau, London U.K. Bird & Bird, London, U.K.
ARB(AF)/06/2
Cementownia "Nowa Huta" S.A.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Paris, France Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, New York, NY, U.S.A. Coşar Avukatlik Bürosu, Istanbul, Turkey Chairman of the Managing Board, Cementownia "Nowa Huta" S.A., Krakow, Poland
ARB(AF)/14/3
Corona Materials, LLC
Arnold & Porter, Washington, D.C., U.S.A Dirección de Comercio Exterior y Administración de Tratados Comerciales, Ministerio de Industria y Comercio, Santo Domingo, República Dominicana K&L Gates, New York, NY, U.S.A. K&L Gates, London, U.K.
ARB(AF)/18/1
GRAND EXPRESS Non-Public Joint Stock Company
White & Case, London, U.K. White & Case, Moscow, Russian Federation Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr, London, U.K. Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev and Partners, Moscow, Russian Federation
ARB/01/13
SGS Société Générale de Surveillance S.A.
Attorney General for Pakistan, Islamabad, Pakistan Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Paris, France M/S Kabraji & Talibuddin SGS Société Génerale de Surveillance S.A., Legal Division Shearman & Sterling, Paris, France
ICSID Case No ARB/06/21
City Oriente Limited
Procuraduría de Petroecuador, Quito, Ecuador Weil Gotshal & Manges, New York, NY, U.S.A. King & Spalding, Houston, TX, U.S.A. King & Spalding, Washington, D.C., U.S.A Quevedo & Ponce, Quito, Ecuador
ARB/07/31
HOCHTIEF Aktiengesellschaft
Procuradora del Tesoro de la Nación, Buenos Aires, Argentina Kelley Drye & Warren, New York, NY, U.S.A.
ARB/07/8
Giovanni Alemanni and others
Procurador del Tesoro de la Nación, Buenos Aires, Argentina ARBLIT, Milan, Italy Piero Parodi, Milan, Italy Rodolfo Carlos Barra, Buenos Aires, Argentina
ARB/09/11
Global Trading Resource Corp. and Globex International, Inc.
Magisters, Kiev, Ukraine White & Case, Paris, France DLA Piper, New York, NY, U.S.A
ARB/11/27
Baggerwerken Decloedt En Zoon NV
Justice Florentino P. Feliciano, Metro Manila, Philippines Office of the Solicitor General of the Philippines, Makati City, Philippines White & Case, Washington, D.C., U.S.A Allen & Overy
ARB/12/39
Georg Gavrilovic and Gavrilovic d.o.o.
Minister of Economy, Zagreb, Croatia Shearman & Sterling, Paris, France Office of the State Attorney, Zagreb, Croatia shearman & Sterling, Frankfurt, Germany Baker & McKenzie, New York, NY, U.S.A. Baker & McKenzie, Vienna, Austria Buterin & Posavec, Zagreb, Croatia
ARB/12/7
Slovak Gas Holding BV, GDF International SAS and E.ON Ruhrgas International GmbH
David A. Pawlak, Warsaw, Poland Foley Hoag, Washington, D.C., U.S.A. Ministry of Finance of the Slovak Republic, Bratislava, Slovak Republic Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Paris, France
ARB/13/3
Ossama Al Sharif
Egyptian State Lawsuits Authority Eversheds, Paris, France Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, London, U.K.
ARB/13/31
Antin Infrastructure Services Luxembourg S.à.r.l. and Antin Energia Termosolar B.V.
Abogacía General del Estado, The Ministry of Justice of the Government of Spain Allen & Overy, London, U.K. Jeffrey Sullivan, London, U.K.
ARB/14/20
Sodexo Pass International SAS
DLA Piper, New York, NY, U.S.A Horváth and Partners Law Firm DLA Piper, Budapest, Hungary Simmons & Simmons, Paris, France Szecskay Attorneys at Law, Budapest, Hungary
ARB/15/13
Devincci Salah Hourani and Issam Salah Hourani
Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt and Mosle, Paris, France Curtis Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle, Mexico City, Mexico Derains & Gharavi, Paris, France
ICSID Case No ARB/15/22
ACP Axos Capital GmbH
Squire Patton Boggs (US), New York, NY, U.S.A. and Prague, Czech Republic Herbert Smith Freehills, Berlin, Germany and Paris, France
ARB/08/6
Perenco Ecuador Limited
ARB/12/2
Emmis International Holding, B.V., Emmis Radio Operating, B.V., and MEM Magyar Electronic Media Kereskedelmi és Szolgáltató Kft.
Kende, Molnár-Bíró, Katona, Budapest, Hungary Arnold & Porter, Washington, D.C., U.S.A Arnold & Porter, London, UK Ministry of National Development, Budapest, Hungary Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, London, U.K. Szecskay Attorneys at Law, Budapest, Hungary
ARB/09/16
Swisslion DOO Skopje
ARB/11/33
Adel A Hamadi Al Tamimi
DLA Piper, New York, NY, U.S.A Director General of Organizations and Commercial Relations Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman Debevoise & Plimpton, New York, NY, U.S.A. Hamad Al Sharji, Peter Mansour & Co., Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
ARB/09/17
Commerce Group Corp. and San Sebastian Gold Mines, Inc.
Dewey & LeBoeuf, Washington, D.C., U.S.A. Machulak, Robertson & Sodos, S.C., Milwaukee, WI, U.S.A.