ICC processes $286 billion disputes per annum involving 800 cases, 56 countries, 1300 parties, 77 nationalities. 13% cases involve States. The UK is the no.1 source of arbitrators worldwide with London the no.2 ranked Seat. 80% awards are in English. ICC is a signatory to The Equal Representation in Arbitration (ERA) Pledge.
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How do I become an arbitrator?
Submit your details on the UK Arbitrators Database so we can identify you when an appropriate case is sent to ICC United Kingdom by the Court. We welcome submissions from UK nationals based overseas, female and young arbitrators.
Arbitration & Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee
A forum to provide a voice for UK business in shaping ICC’s arbitration and ADR rules, promotes arbitration and ADR as a mechanism for dispute resolution and oversees nominations of UK arbitrators to the International Court of Arbitration. For more information see the UK Policy Programme.
John Beechey, BeecheyArbitration (former President of ICC’s International Court of Arbitration)
Iain Quirk, Essex Court Chambers
Ania Farren, Berwin Leighton Paisner
Michael Black QC, XXIV Old Buildings
Philippa Charles, Stewarts Law LLP
Philip Clifford, Latham & Watkins LLP
Kate Davis, Allen & Overy LLP
Lord Peter Goldsmith QC, PC, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
Hilary Heilbron QC, Brick Court Chambers
Brandon Malone, Brandon Malone & Company; Scottish Arbitration Centre
Simon Nesbitt QC, Maitland Chambers
Constantine Partasides QC, Three Crowns LLP
Alan Redfern, One Essex Court
Peter Rees QC, 39 Essex Chambers
Michael Young QC, Quinn Emanuel
UK Committee Ex Officio Members
Sophie Lamb, Alternate Member, ICC International Court of Arbitration
Julian Lew QC, Alternate Member, ICC International Court of Arbitration
Chris Newmark, Chairman, ICC Arbitration and Mediation Commission
Selections subcommittee responsible for identifying and nominating UK arbitrators to the Court.
Matthew Weiniger QC (Linklaters)
Joanne Cross (BP)
Kate Davies (Allen & Overy)
Sylvia Noury (Freshfields)
Christopher Harris (3 Verulam Buildings)
Young Arbitrators Forum (YAF)
The UK chapter of YAF is a dynamic network of approximately 150 young arbitrators coordinated by Ania Farren of Berwin Leighton Paisner. The network typically holds three to four events every year which are free to attend and aimed at under 40s starting a career in arbitration. YAF worldwide involves 249 law firms. More information can be found here.