John W. Lowe

Arbitrator; Adjudicator, Conciliator

ADR Official since: September 2015

Expertise: Arbitrator and Mediator

Prior to beginning my work as an arbitrator and mediator, I spent many years working internationally as a General Counsel and in-house counsel for major international companies. Combined with my mediation and arbitration activities this has enabled me to have significant experience in a number of areas including:

  • Infrastructure Projects and Project Financing
  • Construction
  • Mergers, Acquisitions, Divestitures, Joint Ventures
  • Private Equity and Venture Capital
  • Employment
  • Telecommunications and Technology
  • Major Project Design and Construction
  • Defence and Aerospace
  • Insurance including reinsurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Commercial Agreements
  • Agency, Consultant and Distribution Agreements
  • Bankruptcies and Corporate Reorganizations
  • Corporate Compliance, Anticorruption and Export Controls
  • Shipping and Maritime
  • Finance and Financial Services
  • Medical Devices


Bar Membership: District of Columbia and Ohio (USA)

Mediation Training

American Arbitration Association (AAA) Mediation Training, December 2015

CEDR Mediation Training, October-November 2019

Centre Mediation et Arbitrage de Paris, Certification 2021

Arbitration Training

Arbitration Award Writing (ICC) June 2015

Arbitration Training (ICC) July 2015

Arbitration Fundamentals (AAA), November 2016

Advanced Case Management (ICDR) October 2016

Advanced Case Management (ICDR) December 2017

ADR Teaching

Approved Faculty Member Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, I teach, inter alia, Accelerated Course to Fellowship, Accelerated Course to Membership, Introduction to Mediation and Arbitration Modules.

Guest Professor: La Sapienza Universita’ di Roma, ADR.



CPR Mediation Panel

Camera Arbitrale Milan Mediation Panel

Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC) Mediation Panel

Centre de Médiation et d’Arbitrage de Paris (CMAP) Mediation Panel


Member, ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR (US National Committee)

Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb), Member of the Approved Faculty List

Member, London Court of International Arbitration

Member, Association Française de Arbitrage

Member, Associazione Italiana per l’Arbitrato

Fellow, Asian Institute of Alternative Dispute Resolution

Panellist, American Arbitration Association

Panellist, Arbitration Foundation of Southern Africa

Panellist, Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC) (formerly Kuala Lumpur Regional Arbitration Centre)

Panelist (Arbitration), Centre de Médiation et d’Arbitrage de Paris

Panelist, Chambre Arbitrale Internationale de Paris

Panellist, Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre (EMAC)

Panellist, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) (USA)

Panellist, Georgian International Arbitration Centre (GIAC)

Panellist, Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC)

Panellist, Korean Commercial Arbitration Board, Panel of International Arbitrators (KCAB)

Panellist, International Arbitration Institute (Paris, France,

Panellist, International Center for Dispute Resolution (ICDR)

Panellist,  International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR)

Panellist, Kigali International Arbitration Centre,

Panellist, Saudi Center for Commercial Arbitration (SCCA)

Panellist, Singapore International Arbitration Centre IP Panel

Panellist, Vienna International Arbitration Centre

Panellist, World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO)