Foreign Arbitration Committee

Arbitrator - THAC





& specialist


Alastair Henderson


served numerous times as sole arbitrator, co-arbitrator and presiding arbitrator and has handled many cases as counsel under the rules of the ICC, LCIA, SIAC, HKIAC, KLRCA, SIArb, CIETAC, Thai Arbitration Institute and Indonesian National Arbitration Institute (BANI) as well as UNCITRAL rules and pure ad hoc cases.


Christopher To

Secretary-General of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, Council Member of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, a Committee Member of the Hong Kong Mediation Council, a Committee Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (East Asia Branch) and Chairman of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association Dispute Resolution and Arbitration Committee

Arbitration, Mediation, Adjudication, Negotiation, Intellectual Property, Avionics, Manufacturing of Electronic Components, Domain Name Disputes, Ecommerce and Corporate Governance


Emmanuelle Cabrol

Partner at Herbert Smith Freehills and International Arbitration

International arbitration, Public international law, International dispute resolution

Appeared before numerous international tribunals and has conducted both ad hoc and institutional arbitrations

regularly sits as an arbitrator


Gavin Margetson

Partner, Litigation & Corporate Risk

Banking Disputes
Corporate & Commercial Disputes
Corporate Crime & Investigations
International Arbitration
Litigation & Corporate Risk
Contentious Construction

acted as counsel on disputes in a broad range of industry sectors including energy, power, telecommunications, technology, infrastructure, construction and international trade


George Bermann

Jean Monnet Professor of EU Law, Walter Gellhorn Professor of Law; Director, Center for International Commercial and Investment Arbitration at Columbia Law School

Transnational litigation and arbitration
Comparative law, European law, and European Union law
International trade contracts
WTO dispute resolution
Conflicts of law


Georges Affaki

Avocat of Affaki and member of the ICC International Court of Arbitration and a member of the Panels of Arbitrators and of Conciliators of ICSID

expertise in crisis management in global corporations, and the strategy-setting and coordination of cross-border litigation and internal investigations and international dispute resolution and international finance


Gonzalo Stampa

Founding Partner STAMPA ABOGADOS

experience as counsel, arbitrator and secretary to arbitration tribunals in over a hundred and forty domestic and international arbitration cases under the rules of the major international institutions, involving, international EPC contracts for chemical, industrial and petrochemical plants, protection of foreign direct investment, joint venture agreements, distribution agreements, technology transfer, sale of company assets, international sales and banking contracts


Helena HC Chen

Partner at Pinsent Masons LLP (Beijing)

Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and listed on the panels of arbitrators of CIETAC, SIAC, KLRCA, KCAB, ACICA, SHIAC, SCIA, BAC, CAA, LCIA-MIAC Arbitration Centre etc. Experiencesd in arbitration, infrastructure projects and cross-strait investment.


Jamal Chaykhouni

chairman of www.almarsat.com Internatioanal Arbitrator, Mediator & Construction + RE Expert

Civil Engineer, Real Estate & Infrastructure Engineer Experts, Airport Engineer Expert, accomplished over300+ cases with Dubai and UAE Courts & Arbitration Centers since 2006 and active member of DIAC, associate member listed Arbitrator with CIArb, HKIAC, ICC, ICCA, ICRAA, & DIFC in addition to fellow arbitrators of South Africa, Familiar with Civil, Common & Sharia laws Jurisdictions (in English and or Arabic)


Julian DM Lew QC

member at 20 Essex Street

specialized in Arbitration, international transactions, and MediationPublic International Law; former partner and for some years the head of the international arbitration practice group of Herbert Smith


Leng Sun Chan SC

Baker McKenzie’s Global Head of Arbitration

Former Chartered Arbitrator and is also on the panel of leading arbitral institutions. Leng Sun is the Deputy Chairman of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) and a member of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR, familiar with all methods of dispute resolution, maritime-related work and commercial practice


Michael Hwang SC

Barrister and Arbitrator focus on international arbitration and mediation

involved in many arbitrations and mediations involving a host of countries both in the Asia Pacific region and beyond


Rob Palmer

Managing partner at Ashurst

conducted numerous arbitrations under the rules of major regional and international arbitral institutions including the SIAC, AAA, ICC, LCIA, KLRCA, TAI and BANI, with a particular focus on disputes in the construction, infrastructure and energy sectors


Victor Smith

Chartered Arbitrator
Chartered Quantity Surveyor Chartered Construction Manager

experience in construction disputes but has also dealt with international trade disputes, shipping disputes, aviation disputes, joint venture disputes and commercial disputes; over 30 appointments to act as an arbitrator


Julien Chaisse

Professor at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), Faculty of Law, Member, World Economic Forum (WEF) International Trade and Investment Council, Geneva
Executive Board Member, World Trade Advisors (WTA), Geneva
Senior Fellow, (ICTSD) International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development, Switzerland
Member, Advisory Board Asian Academy of International Law (AAIL), Hong Kong
Director, Dot Trademark Policy Committee (DTPC), Hong Kong
Member, Board of Review, Inland Revenue Ordinance, Government of Hong Kong SAR
Steering Committee Member, European Union Academic Programme in Hong Kong (EUAP)
Arbitrator, empanelled with a number of international centers, including the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC), Dubai International Arbitration Center (DIAC), Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC), Thailand Arbitration Center (THAC), Chinese Arbitration Association (CAA), Asian Domain Name Dispute Resolution Centre (ADNDRC), Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration (SCIA)

Focus the regulation and development of economic globalization. His teaching and research include international trade/investment law, international taxation, law of natural resources, and Internet law: Dr. Chaisse was a senior research fellow at the World Trade Institute (Switzerland). He also held an appointment as lecturer at elite school Sciences Po Aix (France) and served as a diplomat at the Embassy of France in New Delhi (India)


Albert Yeu


Civil Engineering, Consrtuction, Building, Quantity Surveying


Anant Merathia

Arbitrator, Mediator, Counsel

Comercial Arbitration, International Trade Disputes, Shareholder/ Corporate Disputes, Infrastructure Disputes


Anis H. Bajrektarevic

Professor of Intenational Law

International Law. Commercial Law, (EU) Compettion Law, Law of Sea, Energy Law, Intellectual Property/ Pantent Law, Contract Law, Corporate Law


Benjamin Olbourne

Barrister, Arbitrator, Mediator

International Arbitration and Litigation Construction/Infrastructure Energy/Oil & Gas International Trade/Commodities Insurance Maritime/Shipping Public International/Investment Disputes, Represented over 40 arbitration proceedings across the globe and under most institutional arbitration rules, including those of the ICC, HKIAC, ICDR, LCIA, DIAC, SIAC, ACICA, KLRCA as well as in ad- hoc arbitrations.


Bjorn Gehle

PARTNER at Newton Arbitration

Practice Area:
Arbitration, Engineering and Construction, Contract Law, Dispute Resolution, Energy and Natural ResourcesInternational Arbitration, International Trade, Litigation


Cameron Samuel Ernest Ford

Corporate Cousel,

Commodities, Procurement, Construction, Generald Commercial Contracting


Christopher Lau SC

Senior Counsel and Chartered Arbitrator, Served in over 130 mostly international cases in both ad hoc arbitrations and arbitrations conducted under, amongst others, HKIAC, ICC, ICDR, JCAA, KCAB, KLRCA, LCIA, LMAA, SCMA, SIAC and UNCITRAL arbitration rules

served as mediator in commercial, construction and shareholder disputes both international and domestic; Christopher's arbitration practice encompasses investment as well as all aspects of commercial disputes


David John Holloway

Barrister and Arbitrator, Assistant professor and director of the LLM in arbitration law, City University Hong Kong, Professor of Law, Jiaotong University; Arbitral Appointments at CIETAC, LCIA, Shenzhen Commission for International Arbitration, Thailand Arbitration Centre

International Commercial Arbitration, International Commercial Litigation, International Sale of Goods and Commodities Law (English and CISG), International Oil and Gas Law, Contract Law (English and International), Legal Drafting, Willem C Vis Internaional Arbitration Law Moot


Domenico Di Pietro

Avvocato, Solicitor at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

experience in arbitration, having represented major corporations and sovereign states in international commercial and investment treaty disputes, both ad hoc and those administered by institutions


Friedrich Rosenfeld

Partner at Hanefeld Rechtsanwälte

Experienced in Arbitration and Litigation; Expertised in International arbitration in the fields of investments, post M&A, construction, energy, commercial


John Edward Lewis

Senior Associate at CLYDE&CO

represented the Government of Yemen, acts for local and international businesses in arbitration proceedings and court proceedings, providing pragmatic commercial and strategic legal advice on contentious issues and has acted as counsel in arbitration proceedings administered by the Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC); the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC); the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA); and the DIFC-LCIA Arbitration Centre (DIFC-LCIA).


Joseph Manuel Tirado

Partner and Co-Head of International Arbitration and ADR at Garrigues

Has over 25 years of dispute resolution experience representing sovereign governments, multi-national corporations and high net worth individuals; Expertised in energy, infrastructure and JVs


Marco Torsello

Of counsel at ArbLit, Professor at the School of Law of the University of Verona, member of IBA - International Bar Association, International Sales Committee
ELI - European Law Institute
ICC Italia - Italian Branch of the International Chamber of Commerce
SIRD - Società Italiana per la Ricerca nel Diritto Comparato

International Sales, International Contracts


Sapna Jhangiani

Partner at Clyde & Co Clasis Singapore, an active member of the international arbitration community, member of the SIAC Users' Council and a Director of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators' Singapore branch

Acting in over 15 international arbitrations governed by the HKIAC, DIAC, UNCITRAL, SIAC and other rules for international hotel operators, Acting for a number of private and state-owned credit insurers in debt collection and litigation


Andreas Respondek


M&A, Joint Ventures, Foreign Investment, Healthcare (phamaceuticals, diagnostics, medical devices), Insurance


Jonathan Bellamy

Barrister & Arbitrator

Infrastructure, construction, energy, insurance and reinsurance, sale of goods, IT, IP, outsourcing, aviation, commodities, e-economy, international property development, gaming, professional sport


Michael Joseph Moser

Honorary Chairman, Hong Kong international Arbitration Centre; Board member, Vienna international Arbitral Centre (2012-present); Commision Member and Member of the Experts Asvisory Group, China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission; Board Member, Singapore International Arbitration Centre (2015-present)

International arbitration, joint ventures, oil and gas, direct investment, technology licensing, energy, infrastructure and major projects, shareholder disputes, investor-state disputes


Steve Kesmond Ngo

Arbitration Specialist, Professor

Energy, Oil & Gas, mining, shipping, construction, engineering, joint venture, sale of goods, banking, international trade


Wee Meng Seng Aloysius

Managing Partner of AQUINAS LAW ALLIANCE LLP; Arbitrator for the Qinzhou Arbitration Commission,  Shanghai Arbitration Commission and the China ASEAN Legal Centre (Shanghai Free Trae Zone); Associate Mediator at the Singapore Mediation Centre

Intellectual Property Law, Corporate Law, Cross Border Commercial Transactions and Real Estate Transactions.


Prakash Pillai

Partner at Clyde & Co Clasis Singapore, Fellow CIArb, Member of Singapore Academy of Law, Member of Law Society

Commercial Litigation and International Commercial Arbitration


Sui Lin Teoh

Partner in the Dispute Resolution practice of Rajah & Tann (Thailand), Member, Law Society of England & Wales, Director, Singapore-Thai Chamber of Commerce

General Commercial Contracts


Timothy Cooke

Partner at Stephenson Harwood LLP in Singapore, Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

Energy, Infrastucture, Construction, Private equity, Joint Venture


Timothy David Castle

Barrister, FCIArb, Fellow of UNCITRAL National Coordination Committee for Australia, Member of NSW Bar Association, Member of LAWASIA

Contracts, Commercial Law, Franchising, Insurance, Banking, Competition


Adolf Peter

Attorney-at-Law (Austria), Foreign Registered Lawyer (Singapore), Associate at Luther LLP

corporate law, general contract law, international arbitration


Anish Wadia

Solicitor Advocate, Arbitrator & Counsel

Commodities, Corporate, Construction, Telecom & Commercial Disputes; Energy/ Oil & Gas/ Mining/ Power/ Natural Resources; Information Technology, Science & Technology; Mritime & Transportation; Investment; and Aviation Law


Catherine, MUN LEE MING


Commercial and construction-related arbitration and litigation, particularly disptes with cross-border and PRC elements, including disputes arising out of commercial contracts, Joint Venture contracts, shareholders' agreements, finance


Christopher Chinn

Jurisdictions admitted to England & Wales, New York, Paris; Attorney

Shareholder Agreement, Share Purchase Agreements, Construction Disputes, Hospitality Industry Dispute, License Agreements, Investor - State


Christopher John Wright

Jurisdictions admitted to England & Wales, Principal, John Wright ADR, Member and Director ArbDB Chambers

Construction & Engineering, Energy & Utilities, Insurance, Real Estate


Colin ONG Yee Cheng, QC

Senior Partner; DCOLT, Jurisdiction admitted to Brunei, England, Singapore

Commercial, Construction, Energy, Finance, IP and IT


Lei Chen

Associate Professor & Associate Dean, Fellow of Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators; Panel/Listed Arbitrator of Hong Kong, Internatioal Arbitration Centre, Kula lumpur, Regional Arbitration Centre CIFTAC Beijing

International Sale of Goods, Commercial Lease, Real Estate Development, Construction, Corporate Governance


Mahesh Rai

Jurisdictions admitted to England & Wales, New York, and Singapore, Attorney

Construction, Trade & Commodities, Telecommunication, Oil & Gas


Peter Leaver

Arbitrator, Jurisdictions admitted to England & Wales

General Commercial Arbitration, Oil & Gas, Intellectual Property


Peter Scott Caldwell

Caldwell LTD., Arbitrator, Mediator

Construction, Commodities



Partner at Clyde & Co international law firm

-Charterparty Dispute


-Commercial and Commodity Contract

-Admitted to Singapore Bar

-Admitted to the Rolls of Solicitor of England & Wales

-Experienced as an arbitrator


Andrea Colorio

Partner at PMAB Law Firm, Bolzano

-Complex civil litigation

-Dispute resolution

-Domestic and international arbitration proceedings

-Administrative secretary to the arbitral tribunal

Experienced in domestic and international arbitration


Antonello Leogrande

Lawyer (Italian Advocate/ Solicitor in England)

-Construction & Infrastructure



-International Trade



-Information Technology

-Investment Treaty

-Intellectual Property



Gerold Zeiler

Founding Partner at Zeiler.partners Rechtsanwälte GmbH

-Expertise in Corporate, Commercial, Energy, Investment Treaty, International Trade

-Former President and Board Member of ArbAUT

Arbitrator at VIAC, SIAC, KCAB, BIAC, ICAC, and Kosovo Permanent Tribunal of Arbitration


Srilal M. Perera

-Adjunct Professor of Law, Washington College of Law

-Corporate, Energy, Insurance, Investment Treaty

-Legal Attorney representing ADRIA AG

Lead Counsel, Invester-State Arbitration in claim before ICC.

-Legal Consultant at SYMX an EPC Contractor based in Miami and Florida

experienced as legal counsel in an international arbitration and as counsel

-Senior Consultant at African Development Bank (AfDB)

Life member Sri Lanka Bar Association


Philip John Bambagiotti

 - Barrister at Law

- Foreign lawyer at Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC)

- Arbitrator on the Asian International Arbitration Center (AIAC)

- Arbitration Panel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

- The Hong Kong Government’sCivil List of External Counsel

Energy, Construction & Infrastructure, Insurance, Corporate, Maritime, Environment, International Trade


Patrick Dahm


Consultant at Asian Institute of Alternative Dispute Resolution (FAIADR),

Member of Chartered of Arbitrator

Intellectual Property,

Telecommunication, International Trade, Information Technology, Corporate


Francis Xavier


- Chartered arbitrator, the immediate Past Chairman of the Singapore branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK)

- President-Elect of the Inter-Pacific Bar Associate

- International Arbitration

- Treaty Arbitration


Fong Shui Man

Barrister at Law

- Panel Arbitrator of the following bodies: AIAC, SHAC, CMAC, SHIAC, CAA, CIETEC, KCAB

- Listed Arbitrator of the following bodies: HKIAC, Hong Kong Bar Associate, Hong Kong Maritime Arbitrator

- Vice Chairman, the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (East Asia Branch) 2015-present

International Trade, Corporate, Maritime


Asanga Gunawansa

Arbitrator, Legal Counsel, Legal Advisor

- Chartered arbitrator, the immediate Past Chairman of the Singapore branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK)

- President-Elect of the Inter-Pacific Bar Associate

- International Arbitration

- Treaty Arbitration


Robert B. Morton

Attorney-at-Law, Arbitrator

Accredited as Arbitrator by numerous worldwide Arbitration Organization.

Candidate for election to State Court Judge – the state of Illinois supreme court

Investment treaty


Intellectual Property


*** Update 18 October 2018 

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