Mr. Alec Emmerson

International Arbitrator, ADR Management Consultancies

Nationality: United Kingdom

Language(s): English


ADR Management Consultancies

P.O. Box 31645, 1406 Iris Bay Happiness Street, Business Bay, Dubai, UAE

Tel: +971 4 565 5307

Tel: +971 50 450 7518



Alec Emmerson - ADGMAC Arbitrator

Seats of Arbitration

Abu Dhabi, ADGM, Bahrain (Manama), DIFC, Dubai, Hong Kong, Kuwait City, London, Muscat, Paris, Riyadh, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Yaoundé

Applicable Governing Laws

Bahrain, China, England, Eritrea, France, Holland, Hong Kong, Iraq, KSA, Kuwait, Oman, Singapore, Sudan, Thailand, UAE (and Emirates)

Institutional Rules

Member of following panels:
ADCCAC; AIAC (formerly known as KLRCA) (& certified adjudicator); BCDR-AAA; CRCICA; DIAC; EMAC; HKIAC; KCAB; SIAC (inc. emergency panel); SICAC (Takheem); SCIA; and appointed under ICC, GCCAC, LCIA, LMAA & DIFC-LCIA Rules; Emirates Racing Authority Appeal Panel

Areas of Arbitration Expertise

Agency and Distributorship, Commercial Contracts, Energy, Insurance, International Trade, Investments, Joint Ventures, Real Estate, Shipping and Ship Building, Telecommunications and Infrastructure, Corporate expertise

Other Alternative Dispute Resolution Expertise

CEDR qualified mediator
Member of LCIA Court from June 2015
Member of ICC–UAE Commission on Arbitration & ADR from 2016 (Vice Chair 2016 to 2019)
Trustee & Chief Executive of DIFC Arbitration Institute (2015 to date)

Years of Arbitration Experience

30 years (and, since 1 January 2018, full time arbitrator)

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Number of Arbitral Awards Issued