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KOROM Veronika

Department : Public & Private Policy
Assistant Professor
Campus de Cergy

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Biography

Veronika Korom is dual-qualified as solicitor of England and Wales and as avocat admitted to the Paris bar, and is also a member of the Budapest bar. She holds a Doctorate degree in law from the University of Aix-Marseille, a Master in Law from Oxford University and undergraduate degrees in law from the University of Aix-Marseille and the Eötvös Loránd University of Budapest.

Veronika has over 10 years of experience working in leading international law firms in Paris and London and acting as counsel in large-scale and complex international arbitration proceedings under the main arbitration rules (ICSID, UNCITRAL, ICC, LCIA and CCS). She has particular expertise in investment arbitrations involving States from the Middle East and Member States of the European Union and questions of EU law. She regularly advises companies and States in a variety of economic sectors such as energy, gas and hydrocarbons, construction, telecommunications, civil aviation and mining. She also serves as secretary to arbitral tribunals and represents clients in various types of annulment and setting-aside proceedings, as well as in domestic enforcement proceedings and proceedings before the Courts of the European Union.

Veronika is a member of the Academic Forum on Investor-State Dispute Settlement which works alongside the UNCITRAL Working Group III on proposals for reform of the current ISDS system. She is a contributor for Hungary to the New York Convention 1958.org project.

Veronika is referenced as arbitrator on the list of arbitrators of the Court of Arbitration of the Hungarian Chamber of Commerce and on the list of arbitrators of the OHADA Common Court of Justice and Arbitration.

She acts as the President of the Hungarian Arbitration Association and sits on the International Advisory Board of the Vienna International Arbitral Centre of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber (VIAC).

Veronika has been recognised as "Future Leader" in arbitration in France by Who's Who Legal for 2019, 2020 and 2021.

Veronika's main research interests are corporate law, comparative law, international investment law, international investment arbitration, EU law and the interaction between the international and EU legal orders in the field of international investment protection. She is fluent in English, French, German and Hungarian.

 

Diplomas

  • 2014 : Doctorate in law (Aix-Marseille Université, France )
  • 2007 : LPC (College of law, United Kingdom )
  • 2006 : Diplôme d'études supérieures spécialisées, Law (Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom )
  • 2005 : Magister Juris (University of Oxford, United Kingdom )
  • 2004 : Dr. jur. (Université Eötvös Loránd of Budapest, Hungary )
  • 2002 : Bachelor in Law (Aix-Marseille Université, France )

Career

    Full-time academic appointments

    • 2018 - Present : Assistant Professor (ESSEC Business School, France)

    Other Academic Appointments

      • 2014 - Present : Lecturer (Pázmány Péter University, Hungary)
      • 2014 - Present : Lecturer (Université Paris Dauphine, France)

Grants

  • 2005 : Bourse d’Excellence du Gouvernement Français
  • 2004 : Chevening British Scholarship British, Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Awards

  • 2021 : "Future Leader in Arbitration 2021 - France"
  • 2020 : "Future Leader in Arbitration 2020 - France"
  • 2019 : "Future Leader in Arbitration 2019 - France"

Journal articles

Book chapters

Presentations at an Academic or Professional conference

Press article, video or other popular media

Interviews: radio, TV, press

Teaching

  • 2013 - 2019 : External Lecturer ( Université Paris Dauphine France)
  • 2012 - 2017 : External Lecturer ( Pázmány Péter University Hungary)

Research activities

    Member of an academic association

  • 2020 - Present : Academic Forum on Investor-State Dispute Settlement

Professional activities

    Member of an professional association, of an expert group or of a board of directors

  • 2020 - Present : Member of the International Advisory Board of the Vienna International Arbitral Centre (VIAC), Vienna International Arbitral Centre (VIAC), Autriche
  • 2019 - Present : President, Hungarian Arbitration Association, Hongrie