ArbDB Chambers

Tel: +44 (0)203 514 9020

Email: martin.poulter@arbdb.com

London - Dubai - Kuala Lumpur


Jonathan Tecks


MA FCIArb DipICArb Barrister

Chartered Arbitrator, Mediator, Counsel

ARBITRATION PRACTICE

Issued some 200 arbitration awards (see second page for areas of experience);

Member of the Chartered Institute's Panel since 1995;

Member of the Minor Metals Trade Association Panel.

Co-author of 'The Arbitration Act 1996 - A Commentary' published by Blackwell Publishing : fourth edition August 2007.

MEDIATION PRACTICE

CEDR accredited, involved in over 30 mediations;

Mediated commercial mediations as sole mediator, joint mediator and party representative (see second page for areas of experience);

Mediated court-annexed and community mediations.

ACADEMIC POSTS

Principal Lecturer, University of the West of England with responsibility for advocacy & dispute resolution, 2002 - 2011;

Senior Lecturer, UWE, 1999 - 2001;

External Examiner, Cardiff University Bar Course, 2008 - 2011.

Associate Course Director for the Diploma in Arbitration, College of Estate Management, Reading - continuing;

Lead Assessor for Mediator Accreditation Assessments, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators - continuing.

Past Chairman, Examinations Board, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

PRACTICE AT THE BAR

Arbitrator and mediator in commercial, construction and property work, with ArbDB as from 2011;

2003 - 2011 : sole practitioner based in Taunton;

1995 - 2003 : Littman Chambers (Mark Littman QC), 12 Gray's Inn Square,;

1989 - 95 : 3 Paper Buildings (Thayne Forbes QC);

1980 - 89 : 10 King's Bench Walk (Kenneth Zucker QC).

Areas of Experience Include

Commercial:

  • Agency
  • Commercial agreements
  • Commodity trading
  • Franchising agreements
  • Financial regulation
  • Jurisdiction across borders
  • Mortgages
  • Partnerships
  • Professional negligence
  • Sale of goods

Construction:

  • Ad hoc contracts
  • All-weather surfaces
  • Defective design & construction
  • Nuisance
  • Performance bonds
  • Residential, commercial and industrial premises
  • Standard form contracts
  • Welding standards

Property:

  • Boundaries
  • Business tenancies
  • Easements
  • Joint ventures
  • Landlord & tenant
  • Registered land
  • Restrictive covenants
  • Stakeholders
  • Vendor & purchaser

International Credentials:

  • Good conversational French and German; some Italian and Hebrew;
  • Travelled (as travel courier) extensively in Western and Eastern Europe;
  • Regular visitor to Hong Kong to train property & construction professionals from the SE Asia region in arbitration;
  • Participated as team coach in ICC Mediation Skills Competition in Paris;
  • Participated as judge in Viz East Moot, Hong Kong.

Contact - for more information or to discuss Jonathan's availability or fees please contact our COO Martin Poulter on +44 (0)20 3514 9020 or by email martin.poulter@arbdb.com