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Iain Pester

Call: 1999   

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International Arbitration

Iain has been involved in several arbitrations, both as sole counsel and as a part of a team. He has experience of arbitrations under the ICC, LCIA and Uncitral rules, as well as domestically under ad hoc arbitrations under the Arbitration Act.

Recent experience includes:

  • Involved in ongoing proceedings related to an appeal under the Arbitration Act, sections 67, 68 and 69 in relation  to an LCIA award: see Danilina v Chernukhin [2019] 1 WLR 758
  • Currently instructed in two very substantial (in excess of US$200 million) claims under the ICC Rules relating to the development of gas field
  • Instructed in relation to an LCIA arbitration involving a satellite broadcasting company
  • Advising on the enforcement of an award under the New York Arbitration Convention

He can also draw on his experience of insolvency law to lecture and publish on the interrelationship between insolvency and arbitration: see Arbitration or Insolvency: which comes first? In Corporate Recovery & Insolvency 2015, 8(2)