Sir Bernard Eder - Arbitrator, Expert, Mediator

24 Lincoln's Inn Fields

Nationality: British
Country of Residence: United Kingdom


Sir Bernard practised as a barrister (QC 1990) for almost 35 years specialising in commercial litigation and IA covering a wide range of commercial disputes including shipping, international trade, insurance/reinsurance, banking, construction (including shipbuilding), commodities and energy law. Recorder in 1996 and a Justice of the High Court of England and Wales (QBD) in 2011. In 2015 he was appointed International Judge at the SICC and in 2016, he became a full time arbitrator.

Languages Spoken

Language Level
English Advanced
French Intermediate

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: 0
Secretary or Other: 0

Other Arbitration Experience

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

Chair of Tribunal: 21 to 40
Sole Arbitrator: 21 to 40
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

Other legal expertise: No

Other Experience

  • Mediation
  • Experts

Other experience: International Judge, Singapore International Commercial Court


  • Agency (representation)
  • Construction
  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Finance and Banking
  • Insurance
  • Joint Ventures
  • Maritime
  • Purchases
  • Sales
  • Transport