Robert Rhodes QC FCIArb specialises in business crime, international mediation and international arbitration (both as counsel and mediator / arbitrator), financial services, regulatory and disciplinary law. Robert is a panel member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Pandemic Business Dispute Resolution Service.
He is Adjunct Professor of the Academy of International Dispute Resolution & Professional Negotiation.
Robert is a Mediator at the international Court of Arbitration for Sport, Switzerland. He is a member of the Arbitration and Mediation Panels of the Court of Arbitration for Art, Rotterdam. Robert is also appointed to the Panel of Mediators of the International Commercial Mediation Center for the Belt and Road Initiative, Beijing.
He has been appointed a Senior International Mediation Expert at the Mainland-Hong Kong Joint Mediation Center, Hong Kong. He is an Invited Expert on the Professional Committee on Investment Arbitration of the China Academy of Arbitration Law. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, a member of the London Court of International Arbitration and of the International Chamber of Commerce, a former member of the Corporate Panel of the Dispute Board Federation, and has been recommended as a Leading Silk in Fraud, Banking and Finance by the Legal 500. He has spoken in various continents on international mediation, international arbitration, fraud, bribery, and money laundering. He has published extensively on those subjects, and has been interviewed by the media.
He has revalidated BPP University’s International Dispute Resolution and Arbitration Law modules for its LLM. He is a Master of the Bench of the Inner Temple, and a Member of the Bar Council of England & Wales.