Member Profiles

Anish Wadia FCIArb

Anish is an experienced Independent International Arbitrator, Mediator and Lawyer with full rights of audience before Courts in India as an Advocate, England and Wales as a Solicitor Advocate and registered as a foreign lawyer in other jurisdictions. At present, Anish serves as inter alia a Board Member of the Chinese European Arbitration Association in Hamburg, Germany (CEAA), a Vice President of the Society of Construction Law, U.K. (SCL, India), a Council Member of the Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators (MIArb), Governing Council Member of the Hyderabad Arbitration Centre (HAC, India), the Dispute Resolution Section Liaison for the American Bar Association (ABA) YLD, a Committee Member on the Board of the Solicitors Association of Higher Court Advocates, U.K. (SAHCA). He is also an Accredited Sports Arbitrator (by AIAC and endorsed by the Olympic Council of Malaysia)

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Elmar B. Galacio CFE Dipl CIArb FCIArb

Elmar is a lawyer and arbitration practitioner in the Philippines and other jurisdictions for over 15 years.  After successfully hurdling the prestigious, challenging and exciting Oxford Diploma Course in International Commercial Arbitration in the United Kingdom in 2018 and the mandatory peer interview the year after, he became a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb). He is also a member of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Institute of World Business Law. He is a senior litigator and Senior Partner at the Cruz Marcelo & Tenefrancia Law Offices in the Philippines and was Deputy General Counsel of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP). He is also a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) registered with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) in the U.S.A. He speaks English, Filipino, Cebuano and Nihongo

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Beata Gessel-Kalinowska vel Kalisz FCIArb

Beata is a founding and senior partner at GESSEL. She specialises in arbitration, M&A, PE and commercial law. She is a member of the ICC Court representing Poland. Between 2011-2017, she served as President of the Lewiatan Arbitration Court; upon leaving this position, she was appointed Honorary President.

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Beata Gessel-Kalinowska vel Kalisz FCIArb

 

Mohammed A Haque FCIArb

Mohammed is a dual qualified legal /quantum professional. He focuses on resolution or avoidance of commercial disputes. Mohammed, a Barrister of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple(1997), is also a Corporate Member of the CICES Surveyors. Mohammed has more than 25 years of experience in International Arbitration (ICSID, ICC, UNCITRAL, LCIA) and Construction Adjudication.

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Teodoro Kalaw C. Arb. FCIArb

Teddy is the first and only Filipino to be installed as a Chartered Arbitrator as well as certified as an Accredited Mediator by CIArb. He is also the first and only Filipino Fellow and diplomate in both international commercial arbitration and mediation of CIArb.

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Teodoro Kalaw C. Arb. FCIArb

Cecilia Xu Lindsey FCIArb

Cecilia practises as an independent Barrister in the Bar of England and Wales. She also acts as Counsel in arbitration, and accepts appointments as Arbitrator, being a panel-listed arbitrator of institutions including ICC International Court of Arbitration and London Court of International Arbitration. Through her unique career path and skills in the Chinese culture and Mandarin language, Cecilia shares her insight of arbitration.

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Cecilia Xu Lindsey FCIArb