Senior Fellow (Melbourne Law Masters)
Volterra Fietta, United Kingdom
Robert Kovacs is a London-based Australian lawyer, practising at the international arbitration boutique, Volterra Fietta. He holds a PhD (summa cum laude) in international arbitration from the University of Geneva.
He advises companies and sovereign states on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious public and private international law matters, and represents parties in international commercial arbitration and investment treaty disputes. He has previously worked as an associate in the international arbitration group at Linklaters in London and was the legal assistant to a prominent international arbitrator. He has had numerous appointments as tribunal secretary in a range of international arbitration proceedings administered under the ICC, ICSID, SIAC, HKIAC and UNCITRAL rules. In addition to publishing extensively in the field of international arbitration, he has worked as a research fellow at the University of Geneva, tutored in international arbitration advocacy and lectured for the Swiss International Law School.