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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Mediators' New Breakfast Club - Next Meeting

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

Spotlight on Robert Sliwinski


Robert has over 35 years’ experience of the construction industry, with particular emphasis on all forms of alternative dispute resolution. Robert specialises in all aspects property and construction, undertaking appointments as arbitrator, adjudicator, expert determiner, mediator and dispute board member, as well as representing parties in all dispute arenas.

As an arbitrator. Robert has been involved in matters concerning professional negligence, property, landlord & tenant, delay analysis, costs, variations, defects, interpretation of contracts, repudiation, and many other aspects of contract in the areas of building, civil engineering, mechanical & electrical, waste water treatment and process engineering. 

Robert has received over 400 appointments to act as the adjudicator from a wide range of institutions and directly by the parties, whilst also working as an expert determiner and mediator covering a wide range of issues within the arenas of construction and engineering, professional negligence, contract, development agreements and landlord & tenant.


Robert is dual-qualified as a Barrister and US Attorney and Quantity Surveyor and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a Chartered Arbitrator. Robert is also on the prestigious FIDIC President’s List of Approved Dispute Adjudicators.


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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