Sean Gibbs - Arbitrator, Counsel, Expert, Mediator

Hanscomb Intercontinental Ltd

Nationality: British
Country of Residence: United Kingdom


I am a Chartered Quantity Surveyor and have over 30 years global experience in the onshore and offshore construction, engineering and ship building industries. I sit as an adjudicator, arbitrator, dispute board member and expert determiner. I am a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Arbitrators and founder of UK Adjudicators. BSc, LLB (Hons), PG Dip Arb, Dip Adj, LLM, Barrister Middle Temple, MICE, FRICS, FCIARB, FCIOB Available to sit in Asia, Europe, Africa, GCC, Americas & Australasia

Languages Spoken

Language Level
English Advanced
French Basic
Arabic Basic
Spanish Basic
Mandarin Basic

ICC Arbitration Experience

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

Chair of Tribunal: 0
Sole Arbitrator: 0
Co Arbitrator: 0
Party's Counsel: 0
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: 41+
Co Arbitrator: 21 to 40
Party's Counsel: 0
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
  • European law
  • International law
  • Islamic law
  • Indian law

Other Experience

  • Mediation
  • Experts
  • Dispute Boards

Other experience: Adjudication, Conciliation


  • Construction
  • Engineering
  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Insurance
  • Joint Ventures
  • Maritime
  • Real Estate

Other specialisation: Sports, Consumer