Donny Surtani - Arbitrator, Counsel, Mediator

Crown Office Chambers

Nationality: British
Country of Residence: Canada

Description

Donny practises internationally with particular focus on the UK, North America, India and South East Asia. Formerly a Chartered Management Accountant, he is a dual-qualified barrister (England and Ontario), and has over 20 years of legal and business experience. A former Herbert Smith Freehills partner, he is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, a mediator accredited by the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution, and serves on the ICC's Task Force on Arbitration and ADR.

Languages Spoken

Language Level
English Advanced
Hindi Basic
Sinhalese 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: 0
Sole Arbitrator: 0
Co Arbitrator: 0
Party's Counsel: 0
Secretary or Other: 0

Have I sat as an arbitrator in cases where one party is not represented?: No

Legal Expertise

  • Common law
  • International law

Other legal expertise: No

Other Experience

  • Mediation

Specialities

  • Agency (representation)
  • Consortia
  • Construction
  • Engineering
  • Corporate law
  • Distribution
  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Finance and Banking
  • Information and Communication
  • Insurance
  • Investment
  • Purchases
  • Sales
  • Technologies
  • Transport

Other specialisation: Private Equity