Graham Dunning QC - Arbitrator, Counsel

Essex Court Chambers

Nationality: British
Country of Residence: United Kingdom


Graham is a leading international arbitrator, as well as a well-known advocate, frequently appointed in arbitrations of all kinds and venues, having been appointed on more than 80 occasions. He has extensive experience of a wide range of disputes including those relating to investments in oil and gas, PIL, mining, international trade, energy and infrastructure and shareholder disputes. He has acted as chair or sole arbitrator many times.

Languages Spoken

Language Level

ICC Arbitration Experience

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

Chair of Tribunal: 0
Sole Arbitrator: 0
Co Arbitrator: 1 to 20
Party's Counsel: 21 to 40
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: 41+
Party's Counsel: 41+
Secretary or Other: 0

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

Legal Expertise

  • Common law
  • International law

Other legal expertise: No

Other Experience

  • Experts


  • Corporate law
  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Environment
  • Finance and Banking
  • Insurance
  • Investment
  • Joint Ventures
  • Maritime
  • Purchases
  • Sales
  • Transport