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39 Essex Chambers

Chambers of Neil Block QC and Alison Foster QC

81 CHANCERY LANE, LONDON, WC2A 1DD, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7832 1111
Fax:
Fax 020 7353 3978
DX:
298 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.39essex.com
Kuala Lumpur, London, Manchester, Singapore

David Bateson

39 Essex Chambers (Chambers of Neil Block QC and Alison Foster QC)

Position

An international arbitration specialist in all forms of dispute resolution including arbitration, litigation and alternative dispute resolution, David has been resident in Asia since 1980 and has over 35 years’ experience. He has extensive experience in disputes concerning construction, resources, joint ventures, shareholder agreements, and telecommunications. He is a practising arbitrator, with extensive experience in over 80 arbitrations in Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and South America. He has acted as Chairman, party-appointed arbitrator, or sole arbitrator under the auspices of the HKIAC, KLRCA, SIAC, CIETAC, ICC, PCA, AAA and LCIA. David sits on the Panel of Arbitrators for the following: Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC), CIETAC (China), Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC), Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA), FACT (India) and APRAG (Asia Pacific).

Career

1980: Denton Hall & Burgin, Hong Kong; 1990 – 2015: Partner, Mallesons Stephen Jaques (latterly King & Wood Mallesons); 2015: Arbitrator, 39 Essex Chambers.

Member

Law Society of England, Hong Kong and New South Wales; Fellow and ex-Vice-President, Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators; Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

Education

1976: Bachelor of Arts (Hons); 1980: Master of Law (Hons), Cambridge University.

Leisure

Travel, Golf and Film.


Asia Pacific: The English Bar

Construction

Within: Construction – Leading juniors

David Bateson 39 Essex Chambers ‘A very good arbitrator with great commercial judgement – he is personable and good with parties.’

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