Clare Ambrose - Arbitrator, Mediator

Twenty Essex

Nationality: British
Country of Residence: United Kingdom


Clare is a full-time arbitrator with over 25 years experience of arbitration and litigation. She has practised from Twenty Essex as a barrister and now as an arbitrator. Over the past 10 years Clare has developed extensive experience as a commercial arbitrator, with over 200 appointments as chair, panel member and sole arbitrator in a wide range of disputes, under the rules of the ICC, LCIA, LMAA, SIAC, HKIAC and UNCITRAL rules. In 2018 she was appointed a Deputy High Court Judge.

Languages Spoken

Language Level
English Advanced
French Intermediate
Italian Basic
Spanish 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: 41+
Sole Arbitrator: 41+
Co Arbitrator: 41+
Party's Counsel: 41+
Secretary or Other: 1 to 20

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

Legal Expertise

  • Common law

Other legal expertise: No

Other Experience


  • Construction
  • Distribution
  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Finance and Banking
  • Insurance
  • Joint Ventures
  • Maritime
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Purchases
  • Sales
  • Transport