NYU Law Abroad Staff in Paris

Emmanuel Gaillard

On-Site Paris Program Director

Emmanuel Gaillard is a Professor of Law at Sciences Po Law School in Paris and Visiting Professor of Law at Yale Law School. From 1986 to 2012, he was a Professor of Law at Paris XII University. He is also a member of the Faculty of the Master in International Dispute Settlement (MIDS) at University of Geneva.

He was the first President and one of the co-founders of the International Academy for Arbitration Law (Arbitration Academy). He chairs the International Arbitration Institute (IAI).

Professor Gaillard also is a prominent practitioner in the field of international arbitration, acting both as counsel and arbitrator. Through his practice, extensive writing and teaching, he has contributed to the shaping of contemporary international arbitration law. He has published widely in the area of international arbitration, in French and in English. He is a co-author of Fouchard Gaillard Goldman on International Commercial Arbitration, a reference treatise in the field, a second and fully revised edition of which is underway. He also published, in English and in French, Legal Theory of International Arbitration, the first essay on the theory of international arbitration based on his 2007 course at The Hague Academy and now also published in Arabic, Spanish, Chinese, Hungarian, and Portuguese. In 2010, Professor Gaillard was appointed as expert by UNCITRAL for the drafting of the UNCITRAL Guide on the New York Convention, which will be published in early 2014.

Emmanuel Gaillard teaches and researches in the area of international commercial arbitration, international investment arbitration, and private international law.

Agrégation en droit privé, 1982
PhD in Private Law, Panthéon-Assas University (Paris II), 1981
DEA in Criminal Law, Panthéon-Assas University (Paris II), 1977
DEA in Private Law, Panthéon-Assas University (Paris II), 1976


Lamin Khadar

Executive Director, HEC-NYU EU Public Interest Clinic

Lamin Khadar is a PHD researcher at the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence, Italy where he researches the history and present of US involvement in public interest law promotion in Europe. He has been involved in public interest law for the past five years, variously working pro-bono for INGOs and NGOs. He is a founder of the EUI law in action project, which is a student-led law clinic, based at the EUI. He has previously worked as a commercial lawyer in the field of international arbitration in London, Singapore and Dubai with Herbert Smith Freehills and for the OSCE Office for Human Rights and Democratic Institutions in Warsaw. Originally from the United Kingdom, he is a graduate of the London School of Economics and the University of Edinburgh. In Fall/Winter 2015 he will be a Fulbright-Schuman scholar at NYU and UCLA.


Daria Karaulova

Program Assistant

Daria Karaulova provides on-site coordination and support for the NYU Law in Paris program. At the same time, Daria is finishing her master's degree at Sciences Po Paris School of International Affairs (PSIA). She studies International Security with concentrations in International Energy and the Middle East. Daria received her bachelor's degree in Political Science and Middle Eastern studies from New York University Abu Dhabi in 2014.