ARC Chambers
PO Box 256
St Leonards-on-Sea
TN38 1GL
United Kingdom

also at:

Lamb Chambers
Lamb Building
London EC4Y 7AS
United Kingdom


Anthony Connerty is a Barrister in practice in Chambers in London. He acts as Counsel and Arbitrator in major international commercial arbitrations, and as Counsel and mediator in commercial mediations, both domestic and international.

He is on the arbitration / mediation panels of various international bodies, including ICDR, the AAA’s international panel; CIETAC in Beijing; the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre; the Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration; the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) in Geneva; and the WIPO Domain Name Dispute Resolution Panel.

He is a member of THE IDR GROUP ® - visit the Group’s website at:

He has been in practice at the English Bar since 1975, and has appeared in most English courts, including the High Court and Court of Appeal. He has experience as an advocate in lengthy and complex court cases.

He is a Chartered Arbitrator, and acts in domestic and international arbitration. He has experience as Counsel and Arbitrator in multi-million U.S. dollar international commercial disputes under the Rules of various arbitral and other institutions including the AAA’s ICDR, ICC, LCIA, LME, and ad hoc (including arbitration under the UNCITRAL Rules). Click Here.

He is a CEDR - accredited Mediator, and is experienced as Counsel and Mediator in both domestic and international commercial mediations. Click Here.

Experience in international commercial arbitration, mediation and other forms of international dispute resolution
International arbitration and mediation cases have covered various types of commercial disputes including contracts for the sale and carriage of goods; letters of credit;  international metals contracts; oil contracts; oil drilling jack up rig contracts; joint venture agreements; franchising; trade marks; know-how licensing; armaments and weapons systems; hotels; fashion and clothing manufacturing contracts; jurisdiction of the arbitral tribunal; governing law; and the enforcement of arbitral awards (in England and abroad).

Appointed in various cases by the ICC’ s International Centre for Expertise, Paris.

Appointed by the UN’s World Intellectual Property Organisation, Geneva, as panellist in WIPO domain name disputes.

Oil and Gas
He has a long - standing interest in Oil and Gas, and has acted as Counsel, Arbitrator and Mediator in oil and gas and petroleum-related disputes. Member of the Energy Arbitrator’s List of the AAA’s ICDR, and member of various Middle East arbitration panels: Abu Dhabi, Cairo, and Dubai. Click Here
He has acted as Counsel for Chinese clients – and in China related matters – both in China and in the UK. One of the few UK members of the Panel of Arbitrators of the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration  Commission, Beijing (CIETAC). Click Here

Publications and Conferences

Articles on international commercial dispute resolution have been published in various journals around the world.
Author of the Commonwealth Secretariat “ Manual of International Dispute Resolution”
Published by the Commonwealth Secretariat
Marlborough House
Pall Mall
London SW1Y 5HX
ISBN 13: 978-8-0-85092-837-2
For a review of The Manual click here

Speaker at conferences in the UK, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and China on international commercial dispute resolution.

Direct Instruction
Available for instruction by Direct Professional Access.
Available for instruction direct by non-UK lawyers.
Instructed in international commercial matters by both U.K. and non-U.K. lawyers.

CONTACT Anthony Connerty at:
Lamb Chambers
Lamb Building
London  EC4Y 7AS, U.K.
Direct: + 44 (0) 20 7797 8334
Fax: + 44 (0) 20 7797 8308

or at:
Arc Chambers
P.O. Box 256
St Leonards-on-Sea TN38 1GL, U.K.

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