Paul Sills

Arbitrator & Mediator



Professional Background

Civil and Commercial – CMC Mediator, Arbitrators and Mediators Institute of New Zealand (AMINZ) – Fellow Arbitration & Mediation, Distinguished Fellow with International Academy of Mediators (IAM), Member of the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), Member of the Dispute Resolution Board Foundation (DRBF), Member of International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA), Member of Arbitration Ireland, Member of the International Bar Association(IBA),   Fellow, Resolution Institute – Australasia – Fellow, Prime Disputes London – Fellow, Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators – Fellow, AMINZ Deputy Director of Professional Studies (Mediation and Arbitration), Arbitrators and Mediators Institute of New Zealand – Mediation, Arbitration and Farm Debt Mediation Panels, Ministry of Justice Landlord/Tenant Dispute Scheme – Mediation and Arbitration Panels, New Zealand Sport and Recreation Complaints & Mediation Service – Mediation Panel, Maritime Mediation Centre (Athens) – Panel member, Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) – Mediation and Arbitration Panel member, Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC) –Panel of Arbitrators & Mediators

Paul has completed the CEDR/ICSID/ECT Investor/State Mediator Course in January 2022. Paul runs the Fellowship advanced training for mediators and arbitrators in New Zealand where he was originally based. He has trained at the Harvard Program on Negotiation, focusing on complex and multi-party disputes, particularly those with a public policy or public interest component.


  • Aviation & Airports
  • Banking & Finance
  • Commercial
  • Construction
  • Engineering & Infrastructure
  • Corporate
  • Energy
  • Fintech
  • Insurance
  • Maritime & Transport
  • Professional Services
  • TMT & IP
  • Superyachts
  • Sports