Duarte G Henriques

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Duarte G Henriques is “an incredibly knowledgeable practitioner” who is “highly
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Duarte G Henriques

Portuguese Bar Association license nº 8830L (admission 10-12-1990)
Portuguese Arbitration Association (2011): www.arbitragem.pt
Member of the International Bar Association – Arbitration Committee
Member of the ICCA – International Council for Commercial Arbitration
Member of the London Court of International Association European Users’s Council
Member of the International Arbitration Institute – Paris
Member of ASA – Swiss Arbitration Association
Member of Austrian Arbitration Association – ArbAut
Member Brazilian Committee of Arbitration
Member of the German Institution of Arbitration (DIS)
Member Association For Domestic and International Arbitration (AFA – Paris)

(2015) Member of the Task Force on Third-Party Funding in International Arbitration of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA) & Queen Mary University of London Law School – London
(2014)Member of the Task Force on Financial Institutions and International Arbitration (ICC Paris)
(2014) Member of the Arbitration Committee of ICC Portugal

Arbitration Centre of the Portuguese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACL)
Arbitrator at “Arbitrare – Institutionalized Arbitration Centre” (Lisbon, Portugal): www.arbitrare.pt.
Arbitrator at Independent Film and Television Alliance (“IFTA”) – Portuguese Panel
Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA) panel of arbitrators
China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC) panel of arbitrators
Appointed to the WIPO List of Arbitrators, June 13, 2014
Appointed to the Permanent Arbitration Court at the Croatian Chamber of Economy
British Columbia International Commercial Arbitration Centre (BCICAC) panel of arbitrators

Law degree at Faculty of Law of University of Lisbon (1988)
Graduate in Accounting, Financial Analysis and Business Assessment at “Universidade Nova de Lisboa” (1998)
Graduate in International Trade Law (Contracts and International Arbitration) at Faculty of Law of University of Lisbon (2004-2005)

Portuguese, English, Spanish, French

Litigation & Arbitration, International Arbitration & Litigation, Banking & Finance Arbitration, IT & IP Law, Copyright Law, Corporate & Commercial Law, Entertainment Law, Technology Disputes, Third-Party Funding

1. Motivation of arbitral awards: a few notes – Young Arbitration Review, July 2013, on-line edition (www.yar.com.pt)

2. Fundamentação de laudos arbitrais no direito português: Algumas notas – Rev. Arb. Med., Vol. 10, No. 39, at 155 (2013)

3. Arbitrability of disputes in computer program rights under the Portuguese Law: General Overview – Romanian Arbitration Journal, year 10, nr. 1, jan-mar 2016, vol. 37, at 22

4. Notas sobre a Arbitrabilidade de Litígios no Âmbito dos Direitos sobre Programas de Computador – THEMIS Revista da Faculdade de Direito da UNL, Ano XII, Nºs24/25, 2013, at. 233-293

5. Asymmetrical arbitration clauses under the Portuguese Law – Young Arbitration Review, October 2013, on-line edition (www.yar.com.pt)

6. Cláusulas Arbitrais Assimétricas: uma perspectiva portuguesa – Rev. Arb. Med., Vol. 11, No. 41, at 45 (2014)

7. A Convenção de Nova Iorque sobre o Reconhecimento e Execução de Sentenças Arbitrais de 1958 na Jurisprudência Portuguesa (2013)

8. The New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards 1958 in the Portuguese Case Law – Romanian Arbitration Journal, year 8, nr. 4, oct-dec 2014, vol. 32, at 29

9. The Extension of Arbitration Agreements: A “Glimpse” of Connectivity ASA Bulletin, Volume 32, No. 1, 2014, p. 18.

10. Dealing with the “BUTs” of “BATs” within the Portuguese jurisdiction, – Young Arbitration Review, April 2014, on-line edition (www.yar.com.pt)

11. A extensão da convenção de arbitragem no quadro dos grupos de empresas e da assunção de dívidas: um vislumbre de conectividade, Revista da Ordem dos Advogados, year 74, nr. 1, jan-mar 2014, at. 141-179.

12. Lidando com os BUTs dos BATs no direito português, Rev. Arb. Med., Vol. 11, No. 42, at 213 (2014).

13. I Will Not Go That Way: What The International Public Policy Of The Portuguese State Is Not, in MEALEY’S International Arbitration Report Vol. 30, #2 February 2015

14. Pathological arbitration clauses, good faith and the protection of legitimate expectations, Arbitration International 31(2) 349 (2015)

15. Arbitrability Of Copyrights In Portugal, in MEALEY’S International Arbitration Report Vol. 30, #5 May 2015

16. Arbitraje de Disputas Tributarias en Portugal Y Reflexiones Sobre Su Posible Implantación en España, Spain Arbitration Review, No. 23/2015, at 95

17. Arbitration in Portugal, in Practical Law – Thomson Reuters, July 2015

18. The role of good faith in arbitration: are arbitrators and arbitral institutions bound to act in good faith?, in 33 ASA BULLETIN 3/2015 (SEPTEMBER)

19. Regras para Nomeação de Árbitros. O exemplo do Centro de Arbitragem Comercial da Câmara de Comércio e Indústria Portuguesa, with José-Miguel Júdice, Revista de Arbitragem e Mediação, vol. 46, ano 12, p. 241-254, São Paulo, Ed. RT, jul-set 2015

20. “Third Party Funding” ou o Financiamento de Litígios por Terceiros em Portugal”– Revista do Ordem dos Advogados” III/IV 2015

21. Arbitration in Swaps: the Portuguese experience, with Prof. Paula Costa e Silva, Arbitration International, 2016, 0, 1–25 — doi: 10.1093/arbint/aiw014

22. “Arbitral awards modifying arbitral awards? The principle of “equilibrium” of arbitral awards”- European International Arbitration Review, Vol. 4:2

23. “Tax Arbitration in Portugal”, with Dr. Werner Muller – Schieds VZ 2016, November

24. “Third Party Funding: a Protected Investment?”, Spain Arbitration Review, nr. 30, 2017

25. “Third-Party Funding : In Search of a Definition”, American Review of International Arbitration, 2018

26. Report on Third Party Funding for the Vienna Arbitration Days (2017), with Nefeli Lamprou, Austrian Yearbook on International Arbitration 2018

27. “A Proibição de Excesso e a Ordem Pública Internacional de Portugal”, Revista de Arbitragem e Mediação—RArb, vol. 56. ano 17, São Paulo: Ed. RT, jan.-mar. 2018

28. “Portugal e as IBA Guidelines: Desinvestir na virtude?”, Revista de Direito Comercial, 2018

29. “Penalty Clauses in International Arbitration: a comparative snapshot”, forthcoming

30. “Cláusulas Penales en Arbitraje Internacional: Una Introducción Comparativa”, forthcoming

31. “The Prague Rules: Competitor,Alternative or Addition to the IBA Rules on the Taking of Evidence in International Arbitration?”, in ASA Bull. 2/2018, 351 et seq.

– Contributor, New York Convention Guide Project (www.newyorkconvention1958.org)

Lexis-Nexis Practical Notes:

– Enforcing arbitral awards in Portugal
– State immunity and arbitration in Portugal
– Interim remedies in support of arbitration in Portugal
– The IBA Guidelines on Conflicts of Interest: Portuguese courts differ

Contributions – Blog Posts

Kluwer Arbitration Blog

1. Incorporating IBA Guidelines Into A “Code of Ethics”: A Step Too Far?
2. Bilateral Arbitration Treaties: A Few “Bits” More and No “Buts” Within the Portuguese Jurisdiction
3. National Mandatory Rules and International Public Policy: The Status of the Agent’s Goodwill Compensation in Portugal?
4. Get Rid of the Presiding Arbitrator?
5. ArbWorld – Good Faith: The “LCIA Rules 2.0” Hidden Feature
6. The Extension of the Arbitration Clause: Update from Portugal
7. Swaps in Portugal: A Case for Arbitration
8. The Essar v. Norscot Case: A Final Argument for the ‘Full-Disclosure-Wingers’ of TPF in International Arbitration
9. Financial Institutions and International Arbitration – Asset Management, with Henri-Paul Lemaitre [
10. Again the “Incorporation” of the IBA Guidelines into a Code of Ethics: an “Investment in Virtue”?
11. The International Public Policy of the Portuguese State: A Matter of Value?


1. Third Party Funders: Game-Changers or Business as Usual?
2. Transnational Court of Investment Arbitration
3. Is Third Party Funding a Relevant “Investment” for the Purposes of a IIA Protection?