Peter Tzeng

Associate - Washington, D.C.

Peter Tzeng
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Education:

  • The Hague Academy of International Law, Diploma, Public International Law
  • Yale Law School, J.D.
  • Princeton University, A.B., summa cum laude

Languages:

Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), English, French, Russian, Spanish

Representative Experience

International Court of Justice (ICJ)

  • Armenia v. Azerbaijan (Application of CERD): Representing Armenia in an ICJ litigation concerning international human rights law.
  • Azerbaijan v. Armenia (Application of CERD): Representing Armenia in an ICJ litigation concerning international human rights law. 
  • The Gambia v. Myanmar (Application of the Genocide Convention): Representing The Gambia in an ICJ litigation concerning international human rights law.
  • Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, UAE v. Qatar (Appeal under the Chicago Convention): Represented Qatar in an ICJ litigation concerning international aviation law.
  • Bahrain, Egypt, UAE v. Qatar (Appeal under IASTA): Represented Qatar in an ICJ litigation concerning international aviation law.
  • Qatar v. UAE (Application of CERD): Represented Qatar in an ICJ litigation concerning international human rights law.
  • Nicaragua v. Colombia (Alleged Violations of Sovereign Rights and Maritime Spaces in the Caribbean Sea): Represented Nicaragua in an ICJ litigation concerning the law of the sea.
  • Nicaragua v. Colombia (Delimitation of the Continental Shelf beyond 200 nautical miles): Assisted in the representation of Nicaragua in an ICJ litigation concerning the law of the sea.
  • DRC v. Uganda (Armed Activities): Representing Uganda in an ICJ litigation concerning international reparations law.

Other Inter-State Dispute Settlement

  • Switzerland v. Nigeria (M/T San Padre Pio): Representing Nigeria in an ITLOS litigation concerning the law of the sea.
  • Qatar v. Bahrain: Representing Qatar in a PCA arbitration concerning international postal law.
  • Qatar v. Egypt: Representing Qatar in a PCA arbitration concerning international postal law.
  • Qatar v. Saudi Arabia: Representing Qatar in a PCA arbitration concerning international postal law.
  • Qatar v. UAE: Representing Qatar in a PCA arbitration concerning international postal law.
  • Qatar v. UAE: Advising Qatar in a WTO proceeding concerning international trade law.
  • Qatar v. Saudi Arabia: Advising Qatar in a WTO proceeding concerning international trade law.
  • Qatar and Egypt, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and the UAE – Application (A): Advising Qatar in an ICAO Council proceeding concerning international aviation law.
  • Qatar and Egypt, Bahrain and the UAE – Application (B): Advising Qatar in an ICAO Council proceeding concerning international aviation law.
  • Qatar v. UAE: Advising Qatar in a CERD Committee proceeding and an ad hoc conciliation concerning international human rights law.
  • Qatar v. Saudi Arabia: Advising Qatar in a CERD Committee proceeding and an ad hoc conciliation concerning international human rights law.

Investor-State Dispute Settlement

  • Sanitek and others v. Armenia: Representing Armenia in an ICSID arbitration concerning the waste management industry.
  • Hydro and others v. Albania: Represented Albania in an ICSID annulment proceeding concerning various industries.
  • Nissan v. India: Represented India in a PCA UNCITRAL arbitration concerning the automobile industry.
  • Representing a State in a PCA arbitration (confidential).
  • Representing a State in a PCA arbitration (confidential).

Involvement

  • American Society of International Law: Member, Annual Meeting Committee Member (2018)
  • Asian Society of International Law: Member
  • European Society of International Law: Member
  • International Law Association, American Branch: Member, International Law Weekend Organizing Committee Member (2021)
  • International Legal Materials Editorial Advisory Committee: Member
  • Max Planck Encyclopedia of International Procedural Law: Contributor
  • Oxford University Press, Investment Claims: Contributor
  • Jus Mundi: Contributor
  • Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition: Problem Author (2018, 2021), Judge (2017-2021)
  • Charles Rousseau International Law Moot Court Competition: Judge (2018)