Scott Falls specializes in international commercial and investment arbitration. He has been involved in proceedings administered under a variety of institutional arbitration rules (e.g., ICC, ICSID, CAS, CRCICA) and ad hoc disputes conducted under the UNCITRAL Rules. He has specific experience with disputes relating to the construction and infrastructure, finance, and sports media and marketing sectors.
Prior to joining Lévy Kaufmann-Kohler, Scott worked as assistant legal counsel at the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in The Hague, where he participated in the administration of international commercial and investment disputes, and assisted the PCA Secretary-General in designating and acting as appointing authority under the UNCITRAL Rules. Prior to that, Scott worked in the commercial litigation and arbitration group of an international law firm in Toronto.
Scott is admitted to the Bar of Ontario, Canada and holds an LL.M. in International Dispute Settlement (MIDS), graduating with the second-highest academic standing in his class. Scott also holds a J.D. from Queen’s University and a B.A. (Honours) from the University of Western Ontario.
Barriers to Panel Composition in RTA Dispute Settlement: Evaluating Solutions to a Perennial Problem
World Trade Review 2022, pp. 1-23
Outsourcing FTA Dispute Settlement Administration to Third-Party International Arbitral Institutions: Opportunities and the Role of the Permanent Court of Arbitration
The Law & Practice of International Courts and Tribunals 2020, pp. 49-78