Alec Emmerson - ADGMAC Arbitrator


International Arbitrator,
ADR Management Consultancies

Nationality: United Kingdom

Languages: ["English"]


ADR Management Consultancies
PO Box 31645, 1406 Iris Bay
Happiness Street, Business Bay
Dubai UAE

Tel: +971 4 565 5307
+971 50 450 7518


Alec Emmerson


Areas of Arbitration Expertise

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

Years of Arbitration Experience

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

Number of Arbitrator Appointments


Number of Arbitral Awards Issued


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 (& 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

Other Areas of 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 2016-2019)
Trustee & Chief Executive of DIFC Arbitration Institute (2015 to date)