Professional Activities / Present Position:
Independent Arbitrator, Mediator and Adjudicator and Conflict Avoidance and Dispute Board Member,
Dispute Resolution Experience:
Sitting as sole arbitrator in International Trade Disputes; Cross-Border Licensing and Contractual Disputes; Public Procurement Disputes; Shareholder Disputes; handed down over 65 awards.
Mediator in over 220 mediations, many of a Cross-Border or Cross-Cultural nature
Numerous Adjudications as a World Intellectual Property Organisation Domain Name Panellist.
Contract Form Familiarity:
FIDIC "Rainbow Suite" of Contracts
Membership of Professional Bodies and Learned Societies:
FCIArb; Chartered Arbitrator; FACICA; FSIArb; Certified Mediator with the International Mediation Institute, The Hague; Supporting Member of the London Maritime Arbitrators Association (Aspiring Full Member); Trained as an Investor State Dispute Mediator (ICSID, ECT and CEDR)
Panel Listings and Appointments:
CIArb Panels of Arbitrators and Mediators; Arbitration Panel of the Dubai International Arbitration Centre; Mediation Panel of the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration; AIAC Arbitration, Adjudication and Mediation Panels. CEDR Mediation and Arbitration Panels; Law Society Arbitration and Mediation Panels; WIPO List of Neutrals; RICS Dispute Board Register
Judge at the UK Mediation Skills Competition 2015 and the ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition, Paris 2014; Convener of the Mediators' New Breakfast Club; Speaker at the Gulf Engineering Forum, Bahrain, 2018 and GAR Live Abu Dhabi, 2018
English, French and German
For more information or to discuss Michael’s availability or fees, please contact the Clerk to ArbDB Chambers, Martin Poulter, on +44 (0)20 3514 9020 or by email email@example.com