President Biography

James Bridgeman, C.Arb

President 2018

James Bridgeman is a practising barrister, Chartered Arbitrator and certified mediator. He holds practising certificates as a barrister both in Ireland and in England and Wales.

His practice, with a focus on civil and commercial litigation, international arbitration and ADR is based at the Law Library Dublin and 4-5 Gray's Inn Square, London.

He is a member of the ICSID panel of arbitrators and conciliators nominated by the Irish government. He has received appointments in international disputes from WIPO (Geneva), ICC (Paris), CIArb (London), NAF (Minneapolis, MN) CAC (Prague) and KLRCA (Kuala Lumpur).

He is an accredited mediator (Mediators Institute of Ireland) and served for a number of years on the Council of the Mediators Institute of Ireland, including a term as Vice-Chair.

He is a member of the ADR Committee of the Bar Council of England & Wales (formerly known as the ADR sub-committee).

He is an associate lecturer on the Diploma in Construction Law and Contract Administration, Trinity College Dublin.



CIArb President James Bridgeman