Juan Pablo Hugues Arthur
Juan Pablo Hugues Arthur is an International Associate at White & Case's International Arbitration team based in Washington, DC. He holds an LLM from Harvard Law School, where he headed the Mexican Law Students Association and collaborated with the Harvard International Law Journal. Juan Pablo received his law degree (summa cum laude) from the "Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas, A.C." (CIDE) in 2013 and conducted Diploma Studies on International Arbitration at Mexico's "Escuela Libre de Derecho" in 2014-2015. Juan Pablo acted as Counsel for the Attorney-General for Fiscal and Financial Issues of Mexico from 2015 to 2016, where he provided advice and represented the Mexican Government on international economic law, international investment law, dispute settlement, regulatory law and administrative law. Juan Pablo was also a member of the External Editorial Board on International Affairs of the newspaper "Reforma", for two terms, and is currently a mentee of Mr. Eduardo Siqueiros and Ms. Dori Yoldi, under the Young ICCA Mentoring Program 2015-2016. Mr. Hugues Arthur was a lecturer of International Law and International Litigation / Arbitration in the Faculty of Law of the Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City, from 2015 to 2016, and has acted as invited lecturer of international litigation and arbitration at CIDE's Law School and "Universidad Anahuac Sur", also in Mexico City.
During 2013 and 2014, Juan Pablo was an Attorney-Counsel for the Legal Adviser of the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where he was part of Mexican delegations in bilateral and multilateral forums of public international law, such as the United Nations General Assembly, and participated in the negotiations of arbitration rules of an international treaty, inter alia. Mr. Hugues Arthur has been national champion as both oralist and coach in diverse editions of the Phillip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition and has acted as judge in this Competition as well as in the Skadden Arps FDI Moot.