Stuart has extensive experience of international commercial arbitration, both as counsel and, since becoming a Queen’s Counsel, as an arbitrator, for which he is much in demand.
He conducts commercial arbitrations under the Rules of SIAC, the ICC, UNCITRAL and the LCIA amongst others. He has also been involved in several ICSID disputes under bilateral investment treaties and many ad hoc arbitrations in a variety of fields.
Swift resolution of disputes is his forte. When sitting as sole arbitrator or on an arbitral panel, he strives to deal with pre-hearing matters, hearings and the production of awards speedily and efficiently, making himself constantly available to the parties. Often, he is willing to travel at short notice in order to reduce the parties’ own costs.
He is a Fellow of the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (ACICA) and a member of SIAC’s International Panel and of the arbitrators’ panel of the Mauritius International Chamber of Commerce.
He has chaired or sat on tribunals deciding disputes under the laws of England, Singapore, Hong Kong, Switzerland, New York and Nigeria and has conducted hearings in most of those countries and also in Dubai, Paris and Canada.
Stuart is also an accredited ADRGroup mediator. He is a Principal Mediator for the Singapore Mediation Centre and has lectured extensively on the subject of mediation and alternative dispute resolution.
ICC Arbitrator, LCIA Arbitrator, Fellow and Member ACICA Panel of Arbitrators, Institute of Transnational Arbitration (ITA), Advisory Board, Member Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) International Panel of Arbitrators, ADRGroup Mediator, Singapore Mediation Centre (SMC) Principal Mediator, Member Mauritius Chamber of Commerce International Panel of Arbitrators