The Role of the Chair in International Commercial Arbitration - Chapter 6 - Asian Leading Arbitrators' Guide to International Arbitration

Neil Kaplan
Karen Mills
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46 pages
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PDF from "The Asian Leading Arbitrators' Guide to International Arbitration"
October, 2007
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Neil Kaplan CBE QC was the Judge in Charge of the Construction and Arbitration List of the High Court of Hong Kong. He was Chair of HKIAC from 1991 - 2004, was President of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators 1999-2000 and is a Council member of ICCA. He is currently Chair of the Telecommunications Appeal Board in Hong Kong. Since 1995 he has practiced solely as an international arbitrator from Essex Court Chambers in London and Des Voeux Chambers in Hong Kong.

Karen Mills has practiced in Indonesia for almost 25 years and is one of the founders of the KarimSyah law firm in Jakarta. Ms. Mills is a Chartered Arbitrator, Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (“CIArb”) and of the Singapore and Hong Kong Institutes, and founder and Co-chair of the Indonesian Chapter of CIArb. Ms. Mills is on the panel of arbitrators of most arbitral institutions in the region, including those of China, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Korea, New Zealand and the Philippines, as well as Indonesia; and also serves as a Domain Name panelist under ADNDRC, Hong Kong, Beijing and Seoul.