Remi has experience advising States and has been involved in inter-State litigation before a range of international courts and tribunals, including the International Court of Justice and the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea. Before joining Chambers, Remi worked for seven years as a researcher to Professor Philippe Sands QC. In that capacity he was involved in cases involving inter alia the use of force, genocide, membership of international organisations, self-determination, boundary delimitation and maritime entitlements. Remi also has experience of international investment arbitration (ICSID) and sports-related arbitration (CAS). Notable cases include:
Legal consequences of the separation of the Chagos Archipelago from Mauritius in 1965 (Request for an Advisory Opinion), International Court of Justice, 2017-present - involved for Mauritius.
The South China Sea Arbitration (Philippines v China), UNCLOS Annex VII Arbitration, 2014-2016 - counsel for the Philippines.
Maritime and Land Boundary Dispute (Croatia v Slovenia), Arbitration under the auspices of the European Commission, 2012-2014 - adviser for Croatia.
The ‘ARA Libertad’ Case (Ghana v Argentina), International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, 2012-2013 - adviser for Ghana (Provisional Measures Phase).
Maritime Boundary Dispute between Bangladesh and Myanmar (Bangladesh v Myanmar), International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, 2010-2012 - junior counsel for Bangladesh.
Case concerning the ‘Marine Protected Area’ around the Chagos Archipelago, (Mauritius v UK), UNCLOS Annex VII Arbitration, 2010-2014 - junior counsel for Mauritius.
Maritime Boundary Dispute between Bangladesh and India (Bangladesh v India), UNCLOS Annex VII Arbitration, 2010-2014 - junior counsel for Bangladesh.
Case Concerning the Application of the Genocide Convention (Croatia v Serbia), International Court of Justice, 2009-2014 - adviser for Croatia.
Application of Article 11 of the Interim Accord (Macedonia v Greece), International Court of Justice, 2008-2011 - legal assistant for Macedonia.
Application of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (Georgia v Russia), International Court of Justice, 2008 - researcher for Georgia.