The Academy of International Law, seated at the Peace Palace in The Hague, is the world's leading academic institution of public and private international law. Since its creation in 1923, thousands of international lawyers have learned from the most distinguished academics teaching them about the legal aspects of international relations. This year, more than 500 students from around the globe attended the Academy. WilmerHale Special Counsel Maxi Scherer served as Director of Studies for the Private Law section.
“It has been a delightful experience to work with such a diverse group of students over the summer. Discussing a wide range of issues of international law, including international arbitration, with selected, top-level students from all around the world has been very rewarding,” noted Professor Scherer.
As articulated by the Academy's director general, the program's renown is “due to the quality of its teachers, for whom an invitation to give a course is a mark of recognition of their eminence and fame. This renown is also due to the Academy's location in the immediate neighborhood of the International Court of Justice and the Permanent Court of Arbitration, with which it maintains close ties.”
“Maxi's service at the Hague Academy continues a long tradition of scholarship and public contributions of the International Arbitration practice,” added Gary Born, Chair of WilmerHale's International Arbitration Group. “We are delighted by her achievement."
Visit hagueacademy.nl to learn more about this program.