Maxi Scherer

Maxi Scherer

Professor Maxi Scherer is a special counsel in the firm's Litigation/Controversy Department, and a member of the International Arbitration Practice Group at Wilmer Hale, London. She has extensive experience with arbitral practice and procedure in civil and common law systems both in commercial and investment arbitration. She is also a full-time tenured professor of law at Queen Mary, University of London, where she holds the Chair for International Arbitration, Dispute Resolution and Energy Law. And she is also Queen Mary's Director of the Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) in Paris.

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Articles and Video:

Remote Hearings in International Arbitration – and What Voltaire Has to Do with It? (07/05/20)
The Covid-19 crisis has had a deep impact on international arbitration as the parties, counsel, and arbitrators have been forced to adapt to a new reality of remote hearings due to the travel restrictions and social distancing measures. They are also facing the critical issue of whether to postpone planned physical hearings that cannot be held due to the restrictions or to hold them remotely using modern technologies.