Founding partner of the firm and head of the arbitration practice. Has acted in more than 150 international arbitration proceedings, either as arbitrator or counsel, as per the rules of the ICC, ICDR, LCIA, HKIAC, UNCITRAL, NAFTA, ICSID and ICSID Additional Facility, among others. He frequently participates as expert in arbitration proceedings and as an expert on Mexican law before US and English courts. His experience includes having acted as ad hoc judge of the Inter-American Human Rights Court and as conciliator in ICSID proceedings. He has served as VP of the International Court of Arbitration of the ICC, co-chair IBA Arbitration Committee, President Arbitration Commission of the Mexican Chapter of ICC. He is member of the following: Panel of Arbitrators of ICSID, LCIA, VP Latin American Arbitration Association, among other designations. Claus has received numerous accolades that recognise him as a leading figure in arbitration at an international level. In 2017, Claus won the Lifetime Achievement Award from Chambers.
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