23 June: Judge Edward Torgbor; Former Court of Appeal Judge, Kenya & International Arbitrator
Justice Edward Torgbor
Justice Edward Torgbor is currently a Specialist International and Chartered Arbitrator and Mediator based in Nairobi (Kenya). He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (England) and former Vice President of the LCIA African Users Council. His international experience is underpinned by having completed law degrees at the Universities of Edinburgh (LLB), Cambridge (LLB/LLM), Stellenbosch (LLD) and as Academic Visitor at the University of Oxford, England. He has many years’ experience in the legal, judicial and academic fields, and in dispute resolution. He was a barrister in England, Judge of the High Court of Kenya, Professor of Law (Stellenbosch University) and Court Member of the LCIA. His areas of specialisation include Domestic and International Arbitration, International Trade and Investment Law, Corporate and Commercial Law, Energy and Natural Resources Mining and Banking.
He was winner of the CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF ARBITRATORS PRESIDENT’S PRIZE FOR BEST AWARD WRITING, 1997 – this prestigious award was presented to me in London by the Right Hon. Justice Evans on behalf of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London
Winner of the EAST AFRICA INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION PRIZE AWARD 2019 FOR “THE AFRICAN ARBITRATOR OF THE YEAR 2019” (INAUGURAL AWARD).