Michael Tselentis

Position:  Queen's Council.  London
Education:  BA (distinction), LLB (first class honours) (University of Cape Town), 1971 Rhodes Scholarship, 1972 Oct 2003-June 1975; Magdalen College, Oxford. BCL (first class) (Oxford University), 1975.
ADR Experience: - Chartered Arbitrator (UK) - Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, (UK) ; - Fellow of the Association of Arbitrators (Southern Africa) ; - Fellow of the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (ACICA) - Member of the ICC (UK) - Member of the London Court of International Arbitration - Member of the Arbitration Foundation of South Africa (AFSA) and of its Appeal, Commercial, and Mines and Water Rights Panels of Arbitrators - Member of the International Arbitrators' Panel, Mauritius Permanent Arbitration Court
Judicial Experience: Acting Judge of the High Court of South Africa, 1992.
Teaching Experience: - Lecturer in law, University of Durban-Westville, 1972. - Senior Lecturer in law, University of CapeTown, Jan-Sept 1973, July-Dec 1975
Specific Expertise: He specialises in commercial litigation, arbitration and advisory work in a broad field which includes complex contractual disputes, insurance, shipping, commodities and international trade, mining and energy, engineering and construction, banking and professional negligence, under English or South African law. He also advises in London on South African commercial, insurance, mining and construction law. He accepts arbitration appointments in all the aforesaid areas. He is regularly appointed as an arbitrator in the UK, South Africa and elsewhere, and has served on Tribunals sitting under the ICC, LCIA, LMAA, AFSA (Arbitration Foundation of South Africa), and ad hoc rules.
Publications: “Adapting the UNCITRAL Rules of Arbitration for Regional Needs—Problems and Solutions” (Conference held in Mauritius in April 2007 under the auspices of the Mauritius Chamber of Commerce and the Arbitration Foundation of South Africa). “Criteria for Investment, with Particular Reference to Dispute Resolution” (ibid). “Post-Contractual Good Faith” (20 Essex Street Insurance Law Conference, May 2007).
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