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Barrister (1992-2017), Arbitrator, part-time judge (2008-); University Lecturer at Oxford University and Senior Law Fellow at Somerville College (1999-2002).
Combar, LCIA, London Maritime Arbitrators Association.
Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (2008); Panel Arbitrator for the Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration (2011); Panel Arbitrator for Singapore International Arbitration Centre (2016); Panel Arbitrator for Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (2016); Series Editor of Lloyd’s Shipping Law Library (2016); Panel Arbitrator for Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre (2017); Full member of the London Maritime Arbitrators Association (2017)
Over 100 arbitrations as party appointed arbitrator, sole arbitrator or chairman. This includes ICC, LCIA, DIFC-LCIA, SIAC, SCMA and UNCITRAL Rules. The majority of appointments have related to international trade and energy, typically involving commodities and shipping. However, appointments also included broader commercial disputes including aviation, competition law, banking services, construction projects, distribution and franchising agreements, entertainment, pharmaceuticals, professional negligence and share purchase agreements.
London Maritime Arbitration (4th Edition, Informa, 2017, London co-written with Karen Maxwell and Michael Collett QC).
Articles include: “Arbitration Review 2008” LMCLQ Maritime and Commercial Law Yearbook 2009; “Force Majeure in International Contracts”  Business Law International 234; “Arbitration and the Free Movement of Judgments”  vol 19 Arbitration International 3; “Can Anti-suit Injunctions Survive European Community Law”  52 ICLQ 401; “When can a third party enforce an arbitration clause?”  JBL 415; “English Arbitration Law 2000”  LMCLQ 476; “Arbitration and the Human Rights Act”  LMCLQ 468.