JACKSON SHAW KERN
Jackson Shaw Kern has acted as counsel across Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas, where he represents sovereign States, State entities, and State enterprises as well as private interests in a wide range of contentious matters.
These have included the oil and gas, mining, infrastructure, construction, technology, and trading sectors in recent times, and in disputes arbitrated under the rules or auspices of the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), and the European Development Fund (EDF). The amount in controversy in the case has exceeded one billion dollars.
Jackson has instructed counsel acting before the courts in diverse national jurisdictions, including the Admiralty and Commercial Court of London, and has been a visitor to leading law firms in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Lima, Peru.
Jackson is a past visiting fellow of the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, University of Cambridge, and a frequent guest lecturer at institutions in Africa and beyond. He is a member of the Bars of New York, Washington, DC, and Montana.
In collaboration with Jose Daniel Amado of the Catholic University of Peru and Martin Doe Rodriguez of the Permanent Court of Arbitration, Jackson is an author of the recently published title Arbitrating the Conduct of International Investors, now available from Cambridge University Press.
" Jackson Kern is a tenacious and imaginative litigator of natural cross-cultural awareness, and particular force in Africa. " Roderick Cordara QC, SC