L Yves Fortier CC OC CQ is a sole practitioner. He practices law in Montréal as an independent arbitrator. He also has offices in Toronto and London. He is recognized as one of the top arbitrators in the world and is listed as a leading expert in international arbitration in the principal European and North American expert guides. He has served as Chairman, President, Sole Arbitrator or co-arbitrator on numerous international and national arbitral tribunals, either ad hoc or constituted by different arbitral institutions, including the ICC, LCIA, HKIAC, SIAC, CIETAC, AAA, the Court of Arbitration for Sport, the Zurich Chamber of Commerce, ICSID, the Canadian Commercial Arbitration Centre, the British Columbia International Commercial Arbitration Centre and the ADR Chambers International Panel. He has also served as Chairman or party-appointed arbitrator on numerous Investor-State International Tribunals. He is a former member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague and former President of the LCIA.