Michael is an accountant who also studied both valuation techniques and arbitration law, and brings a different perspective to the complex problems clients ask him to assist in resolving. Michael has had the privilege of working in many regions over the course of his career. First in North America, then Europe, the Caribbean, Central and Eastern Europe and now Southeast Asia, which helps him understand the cultural nuances at play in disputes. Michael’s practice focuses on establishing the facts so that the parties to a dispute can base their negotiations on an agreed fact pattern, advising clients on possible outcomes of a dispute, sometimes as a jointly appointed expert, as well as assisting both judges and arbitrators to understand the accounting and valuation issues put before them for resolution, either as an expert witness or a tribunal member.
Dr Christopher To C.Arb FCIArb is an independent arbitrator, adjudicator and mediator who is on the panels of various leading global alternative dispute resolution bodies. He has arbitrated, adjudicated and mediated a variety of cases and is representing clients in cases within the dispute resolution field. He is an accredited mediator, chartered arbitrator, chartered engineer, chartered information technology professional, barrister-at-law and a law professor (adjunct). Christopher is currently the Programme Director of the LLM in Arbitration and Dispute Resolution at the City University of Hong Kong and was the former Secretary-General of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre.
Eunice Lumallas FCIArb is a dispute resolution practitioner, Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) and trial lawyer, and acts both as an arbitrator and party representative in domestic and international arbitrations. She holds a Master’s degree in Public International Law and is a certified tutor and trainer in alternative dispute resolution. Eunice is a partner in the law practice of Lumallas Achieng' and Kavere (LAK Attorneys), headquartered in Nairobi and practices in East Africa. She has spearheaded the creation of the Women in Alternative Dispute Resolution and is an affiliate of the CIArb Kenya Branch with an outlook of bringing together African women in arbitration into a network that will enhance their skills, provide mentors and enhance their visibility and practices in ADR.
Dr Daniel Brawn is an English solicitor and non-practicing barrister, and a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a Chartered Arbitrator. Daniel is Senior Counsel with Galadari Advocates in Dubai, focusing on the construction and engineering sectors, and international arbitration. Daniel has deep experience of front-end work drafting and negotiating contracts, and on the contentious side drafting pleadings and advising on the level of proof required. Daniel regularly sits as an arbitrator and is a registered advocate at the DIFC English language court in Dubai. Daniel teaches construction and arbitration subjects to post-graduate students at several institutions and regularly publishes learned articles on construction and dispute resolution.
Stephanie Cohen FCIArb Is a Canadian arbitrator of international and domestic disputes based in New York City. She is admitted to practice law in both New York and Ontario, Canada, and is a member of arbitrator rosters for the ICDR and the AAA, as well as a CPR Distinguished Neutral. She has practiced exclusively as an arbitrator since 2012, serving as tribunal chair, sole arbitrator, co-arbitrator, and emergency arbitrator in matters governed by ICC, ICDR, AAA, UNCITRAL and Society of Maritime Arbitrators rules. Previously, Stephanie was Counsel in the international arbitration and commercial litigation practice groups at White & Case LLP in New York. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Vice Chair and Chair-Elect of its New York Branch, as well as Co-Chair of New York Arbitration Week 2020. She also chairs the ICC Commission’s Working Group to revise the Report on Use of IT in International Arbitration.
Nasir is a skilled and dynamic leader providing total solutions of estimating, procurement, commercial, dispute avoidance, management and resolution through effective pre & post contract management. He is versatile and well-versed in successful delivery on major projects including energy, utilities, property, oil & gas, manufacturing, ports, highways and rail infrastructure.
Nasir has led large and complex claims on quantum, delay and engineering issues. Nasir is an engineer, chartered surveyor, chartered procurement director, and legally qualified. He has Fellowship of various institutions and acts as an expert, mediator, adjudicator and arbitrator. In 2020, Nasir was awarded MBE for his services to the community.