José Rosell is a member of the Paris Bar Association and of the Barcelona Bar Association, and is a former professor of international law at the University of Paris V.

Mr. Rosell has extensive experience in international commercial arbitration and investor-state arbitration. He has acted as counsel for several states and state-owned institutions, banks and multinational companies in several international arbitration proceedings.

In addition, he has served or is serving as chairman, sole arbitrator or co-arbitrator in numerous international arbitrations, both institutional and ad hoc. Mr. Rosell is able to conduct arbitrations in English, French and Spanish, and has working knowledge of Italian and Portuguese. He has been involved in more than 140 international arbitrations.

Mr. Rosell is a member of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR. He has been a member of several tasks forces on international arbitration issues established by the ICC, including the 2012 ICC Rules of Arbitration, the 2014 ICC Rules of Mediation, the 2015 ICC Rules for Expertise, the 2015 ICC Dispute Board Rules and ”The Rules of ICC as appointing Authority in UNCITRAL or other Ad Hoc Proceedings”. He has also participated in the revision of several other institutional arbitration rules. He is currently a member of the Drafting Group of the Prague Rules.

Mr. Rosell is on the panel of the major international arbitration institutions.

He is ranked among the leading arbitration practitioners by the legal directories, including, Chambers, Who’s Who Legal, Legal 500, Expert Guides.

Mr. Rosell has written a number of articles on international arbitration.

He has participated as a speaker in numerous international seminars and conferences and gives lectures in several universities.

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Paris University, Panthéon-Sorbonne, Doctorate Degree
Paris University, Panthéon-Sorbonne, Masters in private law
The Academy of International Law, The Hague, Netherlands, Certificate on Private International Law
Licenciatura in Spanish Law, Madrid, Spain


Paris (France)
Barcelona (Spain)
Denmark (registered pursuant to the EU Directive 98151EC)


English (fluent)
French (fluent)
Spanish (fluent) Catalan (working knowledge)
Italian (working knowledge)
Portuguese (working knowledge)
German (basic knowledge)
Lithuanian (basic knowledge)
Swedish (basic knowledge)