Dominic Pellew > Dentons > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Dentons
ONE FLEET PLACE
LONDON
EC4M 7WS
England

Work Department

Litigation and Arbitration

Position

Dominic is an arbitration specialist with particular experience of acting in disputes involving Russian and CIS parties, in London and other European seats.

Dominic is English-qualified but has lived and worked in Paris and Moscow, and is a fluent French and Russian speaker. He acts both as counsel and arbitrator. His work normally focuses on high value disputes under English law-governed contracts, such as shareholder agreements, construction contracts, loans and other financing documentation. These disputes have a strong international element and often require consideration of different systems of law and conflicts of laws.

Dominic is an experienced advocate and cross-examiner and has conducted more than twenty hearings as first chair. His clients come from a variety of industry sectors, including banking and finance, construction, oil and gas, and telecommunications. He has experience in particular of LCIA, ICC and SCC arbitrations, as well as of ad hoc arbitration under UNCITRAL rules. Although his primary focus is on commercial arbitration he has also acted in investment treaty disputes, both as counsel and arbitrator.

Memberships

Solicitor, Senior Courts of England and Wales, 1995

Examen d’Aptitude, Paris, 2005

Education

College of Law, Guildford, 1993, Law Society Finals

Oxford Polytechnic, 1992, Dip LP

Merton College, University of Oxford, 1991, BA Russian and French

Lawyer Rankings

London > Dispute resolution > International arbitration

Dentons‘ team is best known for energy, infrastructure and project-related disputes, as well as its work involving Africa, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Central and Eastern Europe, Russia/CIS, and the Middle East. Energy disputes specialist Liz Tout leads the team, which includes London and Moscow-based arbitration specialist Dominic Pellew, energy and TMT expert Dan Bodle, and the ‘extremely smartJames Langley. Counsel Matthew Vinall is ‘particularly good with numbers‘, and senior associate Catherine Gilfedder acts in commercial and investment treaty disputes.