Botond Petres joined Addleshaw Goddard in 2023. He is a Paralegal in our International Arbitration Practice, based in Paris, France. He is assisting the International Arbitration team in various arbitral proceedings, both ad hoc and institutional. He is also involved in assisting the team in post-award proceedings.

He has a particular interest in issues related to the evaluation of damages in international arbitration and is currently pursuing his Ph. D. in Finance. 

Botond teaches Business Law at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration of Babeș-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca.

  • Queen Mary University of London – LL.M. in International Business Law (2023)
  • University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne – LL.M. in French and European Law (2023)
  • Babeș-Bolyai University

Master’s degree in International Business Management (2023);

Bachelor’s in law (2021)

Bachelor's in international Business and Economics (2020).

  • Hungarian (Native)
  • English (Fully proficient)
  • Romanian (Fully proficient)
  • French (Fully proficient)
  • A choice between Pandora’s box and a Procrustean bed? Internationalising the Rate of Pre-Award Interest in International Arbitration, Arbitration: The Journal of International Arbitration, Mediation, and Dispute Management, 89.2, 2023. 
  • Facilis descensus Averno: WTO Dispute Settlement and trade-wars - is the WTO heading where it should?, Studia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai Iurisprudentia, Vol. 66, No. 1, 2021. 
  • Advanced tax rulings (I). Introductory notions regarding the tax ruling, some considerations about its position in a European taxation. A comparative analysis of the ruling procedure. Cluj Tax Forum Journal, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2020. 
  • Behind Every Mask… is Another Mask – Structural Considerations on Trade Usages in International Commercial Law – Dissolving Some Confusions, Juridical Tribune, Volume 10, No. 2, 2020. 
  • Which is the Lie: The Mask, or my Face? The Theory of Lex Mercatoria, an ‘Autonomous’ International System in Disguise, Pécs Journal of International and European Law, No. I-II., 2019.