|Address||4-5 Gray’s Inn Square Gray’s Inn, London, WC1R5AH, U.K|
|Phone||(+44) (0) 20 740 452 52|
|Education||– M.A. International and Comparative Business Law (London University) [international banking, insurance, intellectual property and trade law] – Post-graduate Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration: Queen Mary and Westfield College, London University: [Course organisers Martin Hunter and Julian Lew] – Post-graduate Certificate of Credit in International Energy Law (London University)|
– Chartered Arbitrator and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
– Accredited Mediator with the Centre for Dispute Resolution, London (CEDR) 
|Bar Admission||Called to the Bar of England and Wales by the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple, June 1974.|
|Work Experience||Background ofmany years experience as Counsel in most English Courts, including the High Court ofJustice and the Court ofAppeal.|
Experience as advocate, arbitrator [and mediator] in complex international multi-million U.S. dollar disputes in areas including commercial disputes, oil and gas, metals, cotton and banking. Has acted in international arbitrations [and mediations] in Beijing, Lagos, London, New York, Singapore, Stockholm and Washington under the Rules ofvarious institutions including the International Chamber of Commerce; London Court of International Arbitration; ICDR (the international section of the American Arbitration Association); Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce; London Metal Exchange (LME); International Cotton Association (ICA); Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration – Lagos; Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Recent cases in which he has acted as counsel [and mediator]; and as party- appointed arbitrator, sole arbitrator and
as chairman ofarbitral tribunals include: appointment to AAA/ICDR Tribunal in Washington D.C. in dispute involving armaments and weapons systems; sole mediator in ad hoc case involving North Sea sub-sea oil drilling contracts; co -counsel in international cotton arbitrations under the Rules of the International Cotton Association: Turkish and U.S. parties; appointment to AAA/ICDR Tribunal in New York in international metals dispute; sole arbitrator in LCIA arbitration in Chinese joint venture dispute involving manufacture of aircraft equipment (governing law the laws of the People’s Republic ofChina);-presiding arbitrator in dispute administered by the Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration – Lagos: Nigerian and Canadian parties in dispute relating to installation of Web-Based system for a major Bank (governing law the laws of the Federal Republic ofNigeria); advising Chinese lawyers on international metals “scam”; sole arbitrator in international metals dispute. UK and Indian parties. Rules ofthe Chartered Institute of Arbitrators; appointed Chairman of CIETAC Arbitration Tribunal. Seat of arbitration Shanghai. Chinese and German parties; party – appointed arbitrator in international dispute under the Rules of the Abu Dhabi Commercial Conciliation and Arbitration Center.
|Present Position||– Barrister in practice in Chambers in London.|
– Head of the lOR Group
|Publications||– Author of the Commonwealth Secretariat’s Manual ofInternational Dispute Resolution.|
– Published by the Commonwealth Secretariat, Marlborough House, Pall Mall, London SWIY 5HX. Foreword by Sandra Day 0′ Connor, Associate Justice ofthe Unit~d States Supreme Court.
– Articles on international commercial dispute resolution have been published in various journals around the world.