ANTHONY CONNERTY 2017-12-22T12:00:21+00:00

Project Description

Anthony Connerty

Address4-5 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) [1997]
Bar AdmissionCalled to the Bar of England and Wales by the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple, June 1974.
Work ExperienceBackground 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
Past positions
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.