Hew Dundas

Member Profile - The Chicago International Dispute Resolution Association (CIDRA)

Position:  Arbitrator. 
ADR Experience: He is a Chartered Arbitrator (CIArb) and a Panel Arbitrator in England, Scotland, Beijing, Kazakhstan, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong, India and the USA and is a member of the LCIA, the Swiss Arbitration Association, the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators and other leading arbitral institutions. He is a member of the Advisory Board of the Chinese European Arbitration Centre (Hamburg) and is a Council Member of the International Commodity and Shipping Arbitration Service (London). He is also Presidente Honorario, Centro International de Arbitraje e Mediación (Quito). In 2005 Hew Dundas was elected President of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (approx. 11,800 members in 105+ countries) for calendar 2007; in that capacity he visited Beirut, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Stockholm, Chicago, New York, Washington DC, Vienna, Hong Kong and most of the UK branches as well as new (for the CIArb) territory in Quito, Bogotá and La Paz, in the latter case setting a new Presidential altitude record of 4,420 meters (14,500’). As well as visiting CIArb members in Branches and Chapters, colleague arbitral institutions and academic institutions, he held constructive discussions with Chief Justices, Minsters of Justice and other high-level figures.
General Experience: Hew Dundas has spent >30 years in the Oil & Gas industry, including being Head of Legal, Company Secretary and Group Insurance Manager at Cairn Energy PLC, presently the UK’s 4th largest oil company (after Shell, BP and BG) and [approx] the 75th largest UK-quoted (ie FTSE) company, before becoming a full-time International Arbitrator, Mediator and Expert Determiner in Oil & Gas, Energy and general commercial disputes.
Government Experience: He co-drafted the Arbitration (Scotland) Bill 2002 and has had significant input into the Arbitration (Scotland) Bill 2008, now expected to be enacted in 2009
Lectures: He lectures on International Petroleum Law and on International Dispute Resolution Law at the world-renowned Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy (CEPMLP) at the University of Dundee, Scotland.
Publications: He writes and publishes widely (including publishing in London, New York, Houston, Hong Kong, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Moscow and Almaty) on UK and international arbitration law and related topics; his website www.dundasarbitrator.com has more than 650,000 words of publications accessible free of charge.
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