Dominic Spenser Underhill - Arbitrator

Spenser Underhill Newmark LLP

Nationality: British
Country of Residence: United Kingdom

Description

Classical education. British Solicitor. City of London. Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. Sat on or chaired several ICC task forces. No social media presence. Favours active case management to increase speed and efficiency. Professionally skeptical about US style discovery in arbitration. Firm and friendly. Collegial approach in tribunals. Good manners towards counsel go a long way, which includes punctuality. Never forgets that an arbitration belongs to the parties.

Languages Spoken

Language Level
French Basic

ICC Arbitration Experience

The number of times I have acted for the ICC as:

Chair of Tribunal: 1 to 20
Sole Arbitrator: 1 to 20
Co Arbitrator: 1 to 20
Party's Counsel: 1 to 20
Secretary or Other: 0

Other Arbitration Experience

The number of times I have acted for other Institutions as:

Chair of Tribunal: 1 to 20
Sole Arbitrator: 1 to 20
Co Arbitrator: 21 to 40
Party's Counsel: 1 to 20
Secretary or Other: 0

Have I sat as an arbitrator in cases where one party is not represented?: Yes

Legal Expertise

  • Civil law
  • Common law
  • International law

Other legal expertise: Unidroit

Other Experience

  • Mediation
  • Experts

Specialities

  • Engineering
  • Criminal law
  • Distribution
  • Employment
  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Finance and Banking
  • Information and Communication
  • Joint Ventures
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Real Estate
  • Sales

Other specialisation: Civil defence contracts (weaponry and infrastructure)