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Terence Mowschenson QC

Call: 1977    QC: 1995

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International Arbitration

Terence is a highly experienced arbitrator, as evidenced in recent years by his involvement in two substantial arbitrations under the Rules of the Dubai International Arbitration Centre. In these cases was one of three arbitrators on the panel, examining issues arising out of the corporate law of the United Arab Emirates.

He is a member of the ICC, a panel member of the LCIA and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration. He is also a panel member of the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA).

In addition to his sought-after arbitrator experience, Terence has appeared as counsel in numerous arbitrations, and amongst other arbitral rules. He has acted under the rules of the ICC, UNCITRAL, CEPANI, DIAC, LCIA and Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

Furthermore, he has sat in the Chancery Division as a deputy High Court Judge dealing an array of commercial matters, including those involving significant corporate and insolvency issues, and is also a chairman of the Financial Reporting Council Tribunal, which investigates accountants’ conduct (among other matters) following an insolvency of a company.

In addition to the above, further arbitrator and counsel experience includes:

  • Shareholder disputes.
  • Insurance/reinsurance claims
  • Manufacturing and supply contracts.
  • Appearing as an expert witness in relation to oil exploration contracts at the International Court of Justice in the Hague, where his evidence was upheld at first instance and on appeal.
  • Complex contractual dispute relating to gas liquefaction facilities in the Middle East.
  • Ownership of the largest bank in a country formerly part of the old Soviet Union.
  • Disputes over the mis-selling of securities.
  • A dispute between online gaming companies over the right to conduct gaming over the internet.
  • A dispute between developers of a new town and housing estate over the distribution of land in the development scheme.
  • A dispute over ownership of a brokerage company.
  • Appearing in the Commercial Court in relation to the enforceability of an award on public interest grounds: acting for the successful party in R v V [2008] All ER (d) 111, which concerned oil concessions in Libya.