Kashpee Wahid is an Assistant Legal Counsel at the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in The Hague, an intergovernmental organization established by treaty in 1899 which provides services for the resolution of disputes involving various combinations of states, state entities, intergovernmental organizations and private parties. The PCA's current caseload consists of 134 disputes involving territorial, maritime, treaty and environmental disputes between states as well as commercial and investment cases under bilateral and multilateral investment treaties. Kashpee has provided assistance to tribunals in investor-state arbitrations, a high profile maritime dispute between States, and a contract dispute relating to business and human rights. Kashpee also assists the PCA Secretary-General in the appointment of arbitrators, and delivers guest lectures on issues of public international law and dispute resolution. Prior to joining the PCA, Kashpee interned for the Australian Mission to the United Nations in New York.
Kashpee has a BA (International Relations and English Literature Double Major)/LL.B (with Honours) from the Australian National University, in Canberra, Australia, and an LL.M from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy in Boston, United States. She is admitted to practice law in the Australian Capital Territory.