International arbitration

Overview

With members based in London, Singapore, Hong Kong, Dublin and Australia, Six Pump Court is in a strong position to advise international clients in all areas of arbitration, both domestic and international.

Members of Chambers have acted as Counsel and Arbitrators in international arbitrations in Beijing, Dubai, Dublin, Hong Kong, Lagos, London, New York, Shanghai, New Delhi, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Stockholm and Washington D.C. under the Rules of various international institutions including AAA/ICDR, AIAC, CAS, CIArb, CIETAC, HKIAC, ICC, LCIA, LMAA, LME, SCMA and PIAC. This experience extends to ad hoc arbitrations under the UNCITRAL Rules and the CIArb Rules, and to experience in arbitration – related litigation in national courts.

Members have acted in a broad range of international arbitral disputes including general commercial disputes; offshore oil and gas ventures (joint production and joint operating agreements); mining, natural resources, construction & infrastructure, banking; financial services, joint ventures in all manner of enterprises, online dispute resolution; art law; commodity trading including in metals and ores, cotton, coal, oil and gas, palm oil, foodstuffs,; intellectual property, insurance and reinsurance; shipping including all types of traditional maritime disputes, ship sale and purchase and ship conversion contracts for use of vessels as FPSO’s .

Chambers can provide advisory and expert witness expertise in areas such as treaty law and practice in relation to international investment treaty disputes under Bilateral Investment Treaties and Multi-Lateral Treaties; evidence in treaty arbitrations; and advice in relation to the law and practice of treaties, the polar regions, international environmental law and law of the sea.

Members of our Arbitration Team are listed below.

The dedicated clerk for the international arbitration members is Ryan Barrow

Latest news

8th August 2022

Steven Walker QC appointed to the roster of Arbitrators of the Thai Arbitration Institute

There are only three British Silks on the roster.

25th July 2022

International arbitration book launch for Steven Walker QC

Steven Walker QC and Professor Steve Ngo have co-written a chapter on ‘Arbitration in the Energy & Mining Industry’

7th July 2022

Steven Walker QC appointed to the List of Arbitrators of the Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC)

The Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC) is the largest arbitration centre in the Middle East.

26th June 2022

Environmental and Health & Safety Regulatory Issues in Arbitration Webinar

Six Pump Court Chambers will be hosting a webinar on international arbitration webinar next month.

4th April 2022

Six Pump Court mourns the loss of Anthony Connerty

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Anthony Connerty. Our deepest condolences go out to his family and friends. ​

17th December 2021

Steven Walker QC appointed to the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre’s List of Arbitrators

The Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) is one of the world's leading dispute resolution organisations.

7th December 2021

Steven Walker QC appointed arbitrator member of the Saudi Center for Commercial Arbitration (SCCA)

Steven Walker QC has been appointed arbitrator member of the Saudi Center for Commercial Arbitration

19th November 2021

David Travers QC wins Arbitration Award

David Travers QC has been named 2022 “Arbitrator of the Year” by Corp Today magazine.

3rd September 2021

Gordon Menzies obtains a Master of Laws in International Dispute Resolution

Following completion of a two year course at Queen Mary University, Gordon Menzies has obtained a Master of Laws with Distinction in International Dispute Resolution.

18th August 2021

Steven Walker QC appointed Committee Member of the Beihai Asia International Arbitration Centre (BAIAC), Singapore

BAIAC – Beihai Asia International Arbitration Centre was launched in 2019.

30th July 2021

Where to arbitrate? A fireside chat

Steven Walker QC will be taking part in this discussion hosted by the Thai Arbitration Institute on 16th August.

13th July 2021

Methods of dispute resolution for Islamic finance: litigation and arbitration

Anthony Connerty’s article will shortly be published by Global Arbitration Review and is available here.

9th July 2021

Parliament, Trade and Treaties

Jill Barrett will be one of a panel of expert speakers on ‘Parliament, Trade and Treaties’ at a live online event hosted by the Institute for Government on 13 July.

28th June 2021

The effect of international sanctions on international arbitration proceedings and the enforcement of awards

Steven Walker QC will be among the speakers discussing how such sanctions can impact on the enforcement of arbitral awards as well as the arbitration proceedings themselves.

7th June 2021

Solar Salt Projects in Africa: environmental legal issues

In a paper for a recent webinar, Chris Badger discusses some of the environmental and legal issues that can arise in arbitration disputes, with specific reference to issues that can arise in developing markets.

18th May 2021

Solar Salt Projects in Africa – A discussion of the key environmental & legal issues

The next webinar in our international arbitration series will be held on Friday 28th May.

14th May 2021

CIETAC and CMAC Arbitration Panels

Anthony Connerty has been re-appointed to the arbitration panel of CIETAC.

9th February 2021

International arbitration and climate change webinar

In this masterclass webinar, specialists from Six Pump Court discussed the key trends and issues in climate change litigation and the likely impact of those developments on international arbitration.

9th November 2020

International arbitration awards: challenges and enforcement

Six Pump Court Chambers are delighted to host a series of webinars on international arbitration.

21st October 2020

The future of international arbitration following the pandemic: the hybrid hearing

In an article for CIArb, Anthony Connerty examines the impact of COVID-19 on international arbitration both at the height of the pandemic and on the conduct of international arbitration in the future.

Events

14th July 2022

Arbitration and ADR beyond the pandemic

The webinar is entitled “Arbitration and ADR Beyond the Pandemic” and will feature Steven Walker QC of Six Pump Court Chambers.

13th July 2022

Environmental and Health & Safety Regulatory Issues in Arbitration Webinar

The webinar - entitled - Environmental and Health & Safety Regulatory Issues in Arbitration Webinar will take place on Wednesday 13th July 4-6pm

14th September 2021

International Arbitration Webinar – Arbitrating under the ICC Rules

Members of Six Pump Court listed on the ICC UK Arbitrator Database will be joined by guest speaker Iain Quirk QC.

2nd July 2021

The effect of international sanctions on international arbitration proceedings and the enforcement of awards

Steven Walker QC will be among the speakers discussing how such sanctions can impact on the enforcement of arbitral awards as well as the arbitration proceedings themselves.

28th May 2021

Solar Salt Projects in Africa – A discussion of the key environmental & legal issues

The next webinar in our international arbitration series will be held on Friday 28th May.

4th September 2020

Webinar: International Arbitration and Virtual Hearings Webinar

On Friday 4th September at 11am Six Pump Court will host a webinar entitled - International Arbitration and Virtual Hearings – A New Era Dawns

Our international arbitration team

Stephen Hockman QC

Stephen Hockman QC

Call: 1970, QC: 1990
W Robert Griffiths QC

W Robert Griffiths QC SC

Call: 1974, QC: 1993
Mark Watson QC

Mark Watson QC

Call: 1994, QC: 2018
Mark Davies

Mark Davies

Call: 2017
Steven Walker QC

Steven Walker QC

Call: 2008, QC: 2016