Dr. Paul von Mühlendahl

Associate, Paris



Paul von Mühlendahl is an associate in the International Arbitration Group in Paris. His practice spans international investment and commercial arbitration.

Prior to joining White & Case, Paul spent several years within the arbitration department of a major international law firm in Paris, as well as at a pan-Arab professional services company. He regularly speaks at conferences and his writings on arbitration and international law matters have received multiple accolades.

In addition to the classes he regularly teaches at the Paris Bar School and Sciences Po Paris, Paul is a member of a number of professional associations.

Bars and Courts
Paris Bar
PhD in International Law
University Paris-Sud
Master II in European and International Law
University Paris-Sud
Master II
Sciences Po Paris


Representing an international consortium in ICC proceedings relating to an infrastructure project in Central America.

Representing a Western European State in an ICSID arbitration initiated by a Western European company.*

Representing a Middle Eastern company in an ICSID arbitration against a Latin American State.*

Representing a Western European State in an ICSID arbitration initiated by a Middle Eastern company.*

Representing an Eastern European investor in an UNCITRAL arbitration against an Eastern European State.*

Advising an international organization based in Europe on the amendment of its founding instruments.*

Advising an Eastern European athlete in a sports arbitration case relating to the 2016 Summer Olympics.*

*Experience prior to joining White & Case

Speaking Engagements

"Asian Values in Investment Arbitration", 2017: 14th Asian Law Institute Conference, Manila, Philippines

"Trends in Public International Law and their Impact on the Law of the Sea", 2016: Stress Testing the Law of the Sea: Dispute Resolution, Disasters and New Challenges, King's College/University of California, Berkeley, London

"TTIP and Investor-State Dispute Settlement", 2016: Making Sense of TTIP? Trade, Competition, Regulation, Human Rights & Democracy, University of Liverpool


Reasserting Control Over State Consent in Investment Arbitration – Some Recent Trends in Treaty-Making, The European Arbitration Review, 2017 (co-author)

L’équidistance dans la délimitation des frontières maritimes, Editions Pedone, Paris, 2016

Tiny Land Features in Recent Maritime Delimitation Case Law, International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law, 2016

Awards and Recognition

Daniel Vignes Prize, 2016

Claude Boquin Prize, 2014

Mariani/Aguirre-Basualdo Prize, 2013