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Michael C. Pryles

Gender Male
Country Australia
Year of birth 1945
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
6 14 1 21

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% (12) 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% (1) of times from parties of the DIFFERENT countries

Claimants' countries

Nationalities of the claimants appointing this arbitrator

Country No. of times
United Kingdom 3
Russian Federation 2
United States 2
Singapore 1
Germany 1
Korea, Republic of 1
Canada 1
Netherlands 1

Respondents' countries

Nationalities of the respondent States appointing this arbitrator

Country No. of times
Egypt 1

Appointed as President Arbitrator (6 case/s)

Cases in which this arbitrator was appointed as presiding arbitrator

Case Appointed by Law firms
PCA Case No 2012-19
St. Marys VCNA, LLC
Appointed by designated appointing authority Trade Law Bureau, Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade of Canada, Ottawa, Canada Appleton & Associates International Lawyers, Toronto, Canada
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.
ARB(AF)/05/2
Cargill, Incorporated
Appointed by agreement of the parties Dirección General de Consultoría Jurídica de Negociaciones, Secretaría de Economía, Mexico City, Mexico James Crawford, London, U.K. Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, Washington, D.C., U.S.A Thomas & Partners, Vancouver, Canada Mayer Brown, Chicago, IL. Mayer Brown, Washington, D.C., U.S.A.
ARB/12/39
Georg Gavrilovic and Gavrilovic d.o.o.
Appointed by agreement of the parties 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/15/28
Hydro S.r.l. and others
Appointed by agreement of party-appointed arbitrators State Advocate General of the Republic of Albania, Tirana, Albania Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co, London, U.K. Felix Wardle, London, U.K. Peter Webster, London, U.K. Siddharth Dhar, London, U.K. Debevoise & Plimpton, New York, NY, U.S.A. Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, New York, NY, U.S.A. Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, Paris, France
ARB/15/32
B.V. Belegging-Maatschappij “Far East”
Appointed by agreement of party-appointed arbitrators Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, Paris, France Financial Procurator, Vienna, Austria Baker & Hostetler, Washington, D.C., U.S.A

Appointed as Claimants Arbitrator (14 case/s)

Cases in which this arbitrator was appointed by claimants

Case Law firms
PCA Case No 2009-19
Ulysseas, Inc.
Baker Botts, London, U.K. Procurador General del Estado, Quito, Ecuador Vinson & Elkins, London, U.K.
SCC Case No. EA 2016/082
Evrobalt LLC and Kompozit LLC
Ministry of Justice, Chișinău, Moldova Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of the Republic of Moldova Government of the Republic of Moldova King & Spalding, London, U.K.
ConocoPhillips and Perenco Unknown Unknown
ARB/16/5
ESPF Beteiligungs GmbH, ESPF Nr. 2 Austria Beteiligungs GmbH, and InfraClass Energie 5 GmbH & Co. KG
Avvocatura Generale dello Stato, Italian Republic King & Spalding, Paris, France King & Spalding, Frankfurt, Germany King & Spalding, Houston, TX, U.S.A. Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, Milan and Rome, Italy
ICSID Case No ARB/17/26
Puma Energy PNG Supply Ltd and Puma Energy PNG Refining Limited
Dentons US, New York, NY, U.S.A. Office of the State Solicitor, Waigani, National Capital District, Papua New Guinea Three Crowns, London, U.K.
ARB/17/31
Future Pipe International B.V.
Derains & Gharavi, Paris, France Egyptian State Lawsuits Authority, Giza, Arab Republic of Egypt Eversheds Sutherland, New York, NY, U.S.A. Eversheds Sutherland, London, U.K.
ARB(AF)/11/4
Mobile TeleSystems OJSC
Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle, Istanbul, Turkey Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt & Mosle, Washington, D.C., U.S.A. Curtis, Mallet-Prevost, Colt and Mosle, New York, U.S.A. President of Turkmenistan, Ashgabat, Turkmenistan White & Case, London, UK
ARB/04/2
Western NIS Enterprise Fund
Grischenko & Partners, Kiev, Ukraine Ministry of Justice, Kiev, Ukraine Kevin P. Block, Napa, CA, U.S.A.
ARB/10/12
Standard Chartered Bank
ARB/14/21
Bear Creek Mining Corporation
Estudio Navarro & Pazos Abogados, Lima, Peru Sidley Austin, Washington, D.C., U.S.A Stanimir A. Alexandrov PLLC, Washington, D.C., U.S.A. King & Spalding, New York, NY, U.S.A. King & Spalding, Houston, TX, U.S.A.
ARB/14/25
Ansung Housing Co., Ltd.
Dentons Europe, Paris, France Ministry of Commerce, People’s Republic of China Zhong Lun Law Firm, Beijing, People’s Republic of China Ansung Housing Co., Ltd., Seoul, Republic of Korea Bae, Kim & Lee, Seoul, Republic of Korea
ARB/15/23
Mathias Kruck and others
Abogacía General del Estado, The Ministry of Justice of the Government of Spain Gomez-Acebo & Pombo, Madrid, Spain King & Spalding, Paris, France
ARB/15/44
Watkins Holdings S.à r.l. and others
Abogacía General del Estado, The Ministry of Justice of the Government of Spain Allen & Overy, Madrid, Spain
ICSID Case No ARB/13/33
PNG Sustainable Development Program Ltd.
Independent State of Papua New Guinea WongPartnership, Singapore Clifford Chance, Singapore, Singapore Clifford Chance, Hong Kong Clifford Chance, Perth, Australia Clifford Chance, London, U.K.

Appointed as Respondent Arbitrator (1 case/s)

Cases in which this arbitrator was appointed by respondent State

Case Law firms
ARB/05/15
Waguih Elie George Siag and Clorinda Vecchi
Baker & McKenzie, New York, USA Helmy, Hamza & Partners Egyptian State Lawsuits Authority King & Spalding, London, U.K.