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ArbDB News


2 January 2024


ArbDB Chambers, the leading international chambers of third party neutrals, is delighted to announce that Dr Johanne Cox has accepted an invitation to join Chambers.

Johanne will now be practising as a full time independent arbitrator through ArbDB Chambers. She has practised international arbitration for over 20 years, is a Solicitor-Advocate in England and Wales, a Solicitor (non-practising) in the Republic of Ireland, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and a Member of the Dispute Resolution Committee of the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE).

Johanne has until recently been the Head of International Arbitration at a leading London law firm. She has also led the arbitration practice at a leading law firm in Cairo and spent 10 years working and practicing in the MENA region (Egypt, the UAE and Qatar). In addition to her experience arbitrating commercial arbitrations, Johanne is an expert in Investor State Arbitration and is the author of “Expropriation in Investment Treaty Arbitration” (2019) Oxford University Press.

Tony Marks, the Chair of ArbDB Chambers, commented:

“We are delighted to welcome Dr Jo Cox as a Member of ArbDB Chambers. She is already a distinguished arbitrator and has extensive experience particularly but not exclusively in investor state disputes. We look forward to working with Jo further to develop her arbitration practice, both in the UK and internationally.”

Johanne Cox comments:

“I’m delighted to be joining ArbDB Chambers. It’s a natural next step in my career to focus on my arbitrator practice and ArbDB Chambers is a perfect fit with a presence in London, Dubai and Singapore. I’ve already enjoyed getting to know my new colleagues at ArbDB Chambers and I’m looking forward to the times ahead.”

For all enquiries about Dr Cox’s availability and full professional CV, please contact the Clerk to Chambers, Martin Poulter in 020 3514 9020 or by email

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ArbDB Chambers,Arbitrators, Mediators, Adjudicators and Dispute Board Members. London. Dubai. Singapore
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