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Chambers of Mark Howard KC and Helen Davies KC
Brick Court Chambers


Senior counsel specialising in international arbitration. Has undertaken in excess of two hundred international cases as arbitrator or counsel (ICSID, ICC, LCIA, ICDR/AAA, UNCITRAL, DIFC-LCIA, CAS, and DIAC in London, Paris, Zürich, Munich, Lausanne, Dubai, New York, San Francisco, Geneva, Helsinki, Miami, Stockholm and Dublin). These cases have encompassed energy, mining, intellectual property, hedge funds, investments, joint ventures, construction, competition, and general commercial contracts. He was counsel in the leading case of Dallah v Pakistan before the English courts.


Admitted Ireland 1992 King’s Inns, England & Wales 1996 Middle Temple, Northern Ireland 1998, Inner Bar of Ireland as Senior Counsel 2010; voted by peers on to the 2006 Global Arbitration Review ‘45 under 45’ leading lights of international arbitration; co-chair IBA litigation committee 2008-09; chair, host committee 2008 ICCA Conference (marking the 50th anniversary of the New York Convention.


ICCA Governing Board Member; IBA Council Member of the Legal Practice Division.


University College, Dublin (1990 BCL Law); The Honourable Society of King’s Inns, Dublin (1992 BL Bar School); Queen Mary, University of London (2004 Post-Graduate Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration (with merit)).

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > International arbitration: arbitrators

(Leading arbitrators)Ranked: Tier 2

Klaus Reichert SCBrick Court Chambers ‘Klaus is efficient, experienced and intelligent. He knows what he’s doing and is well-suited to chair the largest, most complex arbitration cases. He’s also got strong interpersonal skills. He’s respectful of his colleagues, has a good sense of humour and overall is a pleasure to have on a tribunal.’

Brick Court Chambers is ‘a great set‘ with ‘a good reputation for arbitration work‘. The set’s strong bench of arbitration counsel is complemented by an equally impressive selection of part-time and full-time arbitrators. Former judge Lord Hoffmann remains an esteemed figure, with experience of a wide range of international commercial and investment treaty arbitrations. Hilary Heilbron KC and Klaus Reichert SC are also in-demand full-time arbitrators who are regularly favoured as chair on investor-state and commercial tribunals. Highly-rated counsel Harry Matovu KC has also established an extremely good reputations for his arbitrator work.