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Other dispute resolution experience
Chris is regularly appointed as chairman, panel arbitrator and sole arbitrator in arbitrations under the LCIA, ICC, Stockholm Chamber and UNCITRAL rules and in ad hoc arbitrations. Chris was the first emergency arbitrator to be appointed under the 2012 ICC Rules.
Chris has also represented clients before many international tribunals in arbitrations governed by the UNCITRAL, LCIA, ICC and LME rules and has represented clients in investment arbitrations administered by ICSID.
Chris was appointed Chairman of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR with effect from 1 January 2014. He has acted as chair of the task force revising the ICC ADR, Expertise and Dispute Board Rules. He co-chaired the ICC task force which published the ICC Commission’s “Techniques for Controlling Time and Cost in Arbitration” and was a member of the drafting sub-committee which worked on the 2012 ICC Rules of Arbitration. Chris sits on the mediator panel for the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) and the mediator and arbitrator panels for Sport Resolutions UK. He is a member of the LCIA.
Chris writes and speaks regularly on ADR and arbitration. He is a Senior Visiting Lecturer at the School of International Arbitration, Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London and devised and co-edited the leading mediation book "Butterworths Mediators on Mediation - Leading Mediator Perspectives on the Practice of Commercial Mediation" which won the 2006 CEDR Excellence in ADR Award for best publication.
Chris studied Dispute Resolution at the University of de Paul in Chicago and has also trained as a mediator with CPR. Chris has also trained as a community mediator with the Lewisham Action for Mediation Project and regularly mediates cases for LawWorks Mediation.
Chris has a good working knowledge of French, having studied French law at the University of Limoges.
Updated: August 2017