“… combines gravitas with a calm personality …”
Andrew Manning Cox is a highly experienced lead mediator, instructed to act in disputes spanning a wide cross section of sectors in the UK and internationally. In addition, as a Chartered Arbitrator Andrew is regularly appointed to act as arbitrator by CEDR and a number of other arbitral bodies.
Andrew has recently retired as a Senior Litigation Partner at the law firm Gowling WLG (UK) LLP (formerly Wragge Lawrence Graham). Throughout his career he has been immersed in the full spectrum of ADR including mediation, expert determination, adjudication and early neutral evaluation. He brings current and cutting-edge knowledge of the litigation and arbitration processes. Andrew is a Solicitor Advocate with full Higher Court Rights in all Courts in England and Wales, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and a Chartered Arbitrator (FCIArb). He acts regularly as a mediator and is appointed as arbitrator by a range of national and international arbitral bodies.
As a partner from 1985 to 2018, Andrew has headed the employment team and the construction and engineering law team of GWLG, culminating in his Senior Litigation Partner role. He is also a past member of the Management Committee and the Partnership Council.
Andrew was a member of the CEDR Commission on the Settlement of International Arbitration, chaired by Lord Woolf and Professor Gabrielle Kaufmann-Kohler.
He is a notary public.
Andrew is also a past non-executive director of CEDR for 10 years.
He holds a number of non-executive directorships and has practical experience of issues facing businesses on a day to day basis, enabling him to understand in a more focused way the objectives and requirements of people involved in disputes.