I am an experienced dispute resolution lawyer and advocate based in London. I am head of the London international arbitration team and have been helping clients to solve problems, manage risk, defend their interests, and win their cases for over 20 years. I am also co-head of the firm's India group and a member of the Africa group.
I am a highly-regarded dispute resolution lawyer with extensive experience of international arbitration, complex commercial litigation and ADR.
I have a broad sector experience across Technology, Energy/Power, Mining, Financial Services, Hotels & Leisure, Transport/Aviation, Automotive, Manufacturing & Industrials and Chemicals.
I am based in London, having also previously worked in Singapore, and handle cross-border commercial and investment treaty arbitration from around the world.
I am an experienced solicitor-advocate and have argued cases as counsel before arbitral tribunals seated in numerous different jurisdictions, as well as appearing before the English High Court in arbitration-related proceedings. I sit as arbitrator under various institutional rules and ad hoc both as a sole arbitrator and as part of a panel. I also currently serve as a director of the International Dispute Resolution Centre (IDRC) in London, a Users Council member of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC), and a Council member for the Mumbai Centre for International Arbitration (MCIA).
I am recognised as a leading practitioner and thought leader in international arbitration by various directories and journals, including Chambers, Legal 500, Global Arbitration Review, Benchmark Litigation, and others. Chambers Global legal directory describes me as 'in demand as a leading arbitration lawyer', and reports client comments that 'He delivers what he says he can deliver. He's our first port of call for bet-the-company litigation."
I work with clients and co-counsel to plan and execute strategies for the most efficient, effective, and advantageous resolution of their commercial disputes. As a lawyer and advocate, I take problems from their initial stages, through formal or informal dispute resolution, and all the way to enforcement of the judgment, award or settlement.