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Chambers of Lord Grabiner KC
One Essex Court
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Barrister specialising in international commercial arbitration. Regularly appointed arbitrator in international arbitrations as sole arbitrator, chairman and as party appointee. Substantial experience as arbitrator and representing parties in a wide range of commercial disputes, including joint venture agreements, construction contracts, defence contracts, the oil industry, the financial services and banking sector, insurance disputes, share acquisition agreements and warranty claims.


Called 2006; private practice as an arbitrator and barrister. Previously in private practice as a solicitor at Lovells and predecessor firms from 1972-77 and 1980-2006, including senior partner of Hong Kong office 1994-98 and head of its international arbitration practice. Member of the International Court of Arbitration of the ICC 2006-12.


Fellow CIARB; LCIA; International Arbitration Club; CEDR Accredited Mediators’ Panel; arbitration panels ICDR; Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre; CIETAC.

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > International arbitration: arbitrators

(Leading arbitrators)Ranked: Tier 2

Andrew FoyleOne Essex Court ‘A very thorough and very thoughtful arbitrator. He quickly grasps the essential issues and is open to discussing those of his colleagues. A delight to sit with.’

One Essex Court is considered ‘one of the best sets in international arbitration‘ and commended for its ‘very significant number of excellent arbitrators‘. The set stands out for its members’ diverse range of tribunal expertise, from major commercial and investment treaty arbitrations through to more specialised areas such as construction and insurance. This is amplified by the broad spread of arbitrators on offer, including esteemed former judges such as Lord Neuberger and Dame Elizabeth Gloster. Other leading full time arbitrators include Christopher Style KC, Ian Glick KC, Peter Leaver KC and Andrew Foyle .