ArbDB Chambers is the International Chambers for Arbitrators, Mediators, Adjudicators and Dispute Board Members

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  • London, UK

  • Dubai, UAE

  • Singapore


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Mark Appel recently delivered the 2nd Annual Hong Kong Mediation Lecture

Mediators' New Breakfast Club - 25.11.20

The DRBF UK Breakfast Meet - Wednesday 11th November 2020 @ 09.00hrs by Zoom ®

Mark Appel to deliver the 2nd Annual Hong Kong Mediation Lecture, co-hosted by Herbert Smith Freehills and the Hong Kong Department of Justice on Wednesday 4 November 2020

ArbDB Chambers and Virtual Hearings and Meetings in Mediations, Arbitrations and Dispute Boards

Featured Member of Chambers

Tony has 35 years of experience as an arbitrator, he is a Past President of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and the Society of Construction Arbitrators. Tony is widely known in UK and international legal circles for his role in leading international training courses in UK and other countries including Hong Kong, USA, Brazil and Africa, at Fellowship qualification level. ​

Tony acquired wide experience of the construction industry as a Chartered Civil Engineer working for contractors in England, Seychelles and South Africa.

Tony has wide-ranging international arbitration experience, since 2000, in international arbitration tribunals, as party appointed arbitrator, or as Chairman, in very complicated high-value construction projects, oil and gas, marine construction and capital plant disputes. Tony is available for arbitration, dispute board work. He has been appointed in international arbitrations seated in Bermuda, the Netherlands, Asia the Middle East, and London.


ArbDB Chambers is a group of elite professionals, able to offer a truly multi-disciplinary, international dispute resolution service across a wide spectrum of commercial disputes.

  • Members have built up skills and expertise over a considerable period of time, through a great deal of hard work and application. The benefits extend to you, the user and client.

  • Members are qualified to act as arbitrators, mediators, adjudicators and dispute board members and hold a variety of qualifications that equip them to deal with your case.

  • Members have expertise and knowledge in a wide range of areas of commerce and industry, acquired over many years in practice.

  • Members of ArbDB Chambers are equipped to handle even the most complex and sensitive of disputes.

  • Independence and neutrality of the arbitrator, mediator and adjudicator is of vital importance in present day private dispute resolution.

  • ArbDB Chambers’ members are independent and do not have the potential conflicts of partners in large law firms or members of barristers' chambers

  • Our Clerk, Martin Poulter is highly experienced in the field of dispute resolution. His expertise will assist you in selecting the most suitable neutral for your case

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