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Document 22020D2251

Decision No 7/2020 of the Joint Committee established by the Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community of 22 December 2020 establishing a list of 25 persons who are willing and able to serve as members of an arbitration panel under the Agreement [2020/2251]

PUB/2020/1063

OJ L 443, 30.12.2020, p. 22–23 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, GA, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

In force

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/dec/2020/2251/oj

30.12.2020   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 443/22


DECISION No 7/2020 OF THE JOINT COMMITTEE ESTABLISHED BY THE AGREEMENT ON THE WITHDRAWAL OF THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND FROM THE EUROPEAN UNION AND THE EUROPEAN ATOMIC ENERGY COMMUNITY

of 22 December 2020

establishing a list of 25 persons who are willing and able to serve as members of an arbitration panel under the Agreement [2020/2251]

THE JOINT COMMITTEE,

Having regard to the Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community (1) (the ‘Withdrawal Agreement’), and in particular Article 171(1) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Pursuant to Article 171(1) of the Withdrawal Agreement, the Joint Committee shall, no later than by the end of the transition period set under that Agreement, establish a list of 25 persons who are willing and able to serve as members of an arbitration panel,

(2)

Pursuant to Article 171(2) of the Withdrawal Agreement, the list shall only comprise persons whose independence is beyond doubt, who possess the qualifications required for appointment to the highest judicial office in their respective countries or who are jurisconsults of recognised competence, and who possess specialised knowledge or experience of Union law and public international law. These persons shall not be members, officials or other servants of the Union institutions, of the government of a Member State, or of the government of the United Kingdom,

(3)

In view of the joint proposal by the Union and the United Kingdom of five persons for the function of chairperson of the arbitration panel, and the respective proposals by the Union and the United Kingdom of ten persons each for the function of members of the arbitration panel,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

The list of 25 persons willing and able to serve as arbitrators under the Withdrawal Agreement is set out in Annex I.

Article 2

This Decision shall enter into force on 1 January 2021.

Done at Brussels, 22 December 2020.

For the Joint Committee

The Co-chairs

Maroš ŠEFČOVIČ

Michael GOVE


(1)  OJ L 29, 31.1.2020, p.7.


ANNEX I

to Decision No 7/2020 of the Joint Committee

Chairpersons for the Withdrawal Agreement Arbitration Panel

 

Ms Corinna WISSELS

 

Ms Angelika Helene Anna NUSSBERGER

 

Mr Jan KLUCKA

 

Sir Daniel BETHLEHEM

 

Ms Gabrielle KAUFMANN-KOHLER

Ordinary members for the Withdrawal Agreement Arbitration Panel

EU:

 

Mr Hubert LEGAL

 

Ms Helena JÄDERBLOM

 

Ms Ursula KRIEBAUM

 

Mr Jan WOUTERS

 

Mr Christoph Walter HERRMANN

 

Mr Javier DIEZ-HOCHLEITNER

 

Ms Alice GUIMARAES-PUROKOSKI

 

Mr Barry DOHERTY

 

Ms Tamara ĆAPETA

 

Mr Nico SCHRIJVER

UK:

 

Sir Gerald BARLING

 

Sir Christopher BELLAMY

 

Mr Zachary DOUGLAS

 

Sir Patrick ELIAS

 

Dame Elizabeth GLOSTER

 

Sir Peter GROSS

 

Mr Toby LANDAU QC

 

Mr Dan SAROOSHI QC

 

Ms Jemima STRATFORD QC

 

Sir Michael WOOD


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