In international economic law, the principle of good faith has been argued and applied in a highly fragmented and disjointed way, leading to inconsistent decisions by tribunals. This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the principle and practice of good faith, and its relationship with international trade and investment.
Andrew D Mitchell is Professor at Melbourne Law School, Australian Research Council Future Fellow (2014-2018), Assistant Director Research at the Melbourne School of Government, Director of the Global Economic Law Network, and a member of both the Indicative List of Panelists to hear World Trade Organization disputes and the Energy Charter Roster of Panelists. In addition to his Melbourne teaching, Mitchell has taught law at Georgetown University, Bond University, Monash University, and the University of Western Ontario, and to Australian and overseas government officials for the Australian Attorney-General's Department and Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, the International Development Law Organization, and the Canadian International Development Agency. Mitchell also consults for states, government departments, the private sector and international organizations. M Sornarajah LLB (Ceylon), LLM (Yale), LLM, PhD, LLD (London) is CJ Koh Professor at the Faculty of Law of the National University of Singapore. He was previously the Tunku Abdul Rahman Professor of International Law at the University of Malaya at Kuala Lumpur and Head of the Law School of the University of Tasmania, Australia. Hewas the Director of the UNCTAD/WTO Programme on Investment Treaties, Pretoria and New Delhi. He is a Fellow of the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration and is on the Regional Panel of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre. He has been arbitrator or counsel in several leading investment arbitrations. He has published extensively in the areas of international commercial arbitration, public international law and international investment law. He is an Advocate of the Supreme Court of Ceylon, an Advocate and Solicitor of the High Court of Singapore, and a Solicitor of the High Court of England and Wales. Tania Voon is Professor at Melbourne Law School and was Associate Dean (Research) until mid-2014. She is a former Legal Officer of the WTO Appellate Body Secretariat and has previously practised law with Mallesons Stephen Jaques and the Australian Government Solicitor and taught law at Georgetown University, the University of Western Ontario, and several Australian universities. Tania undertook her Master of Laws at Harvard Law School and her PhD at the University of Cambridge. Tania is a member of the Roster of Panelists for the Energy Charter Treaty and of the Indicative List of Governmental and Non-Governmental Panelists for resolving WTO disputes.