OTC has a dedicated ADR team made up of arbitrators, mediators, adjudicators, and experts with a mixed common and civil law background.

Due to the diverse practice within chambers, we’re uniquely equipped to offer neutrals who can accept appointments within a wide range of practice areas including commercial, construction, energy and natural resources, shipping, international trade and personal injury.

Outer Temple Arbitrators has experience of arbitral disputes under the rules of DIFC, LCIA, ICC, SIAC, DIAC, CAS, HKIAC, JCAA, LMAA, ICAEW, ICSID, SCC, UNCITRAL, SCAI, PCA.

Outer Temple mediators hold accreditations and memberships with: CEDER, BCISZ, MHJMC, ADGM, AIAC, IMS, SIMI

Members are based and have experience across Europe, Middle East, US and Asia-Pacific.

If you would like to discuss the availability and experiences of our neutrals, talk through our terms of engagement and/or fixed fees for appointments where applicable please contact Sam Carter or George Bennett (+44) 0 207 3535 6381.

Outer Temple also offers Tribunal and Mediation rooms to hire, prices on request.

Out of hours contact George Bennett (07775 333053).

Alternative Dispute Resolution Experience

Our alternative dispute resolution barristers can advise on appropriate choices available including:

  • Adjudication
  • Arbitration (arbitrator)
  • Mediation (mediator)
  • Expert determination (and witness)
  • Early neutral evaluation
  • Conciliation

The team are here to support and advise on an appropriate neutral, depending on the dispute and guide you through the process where necessary.

Alternative Dispute Resolution Barristers

Robert Rhodes KC

Call: 1968 Silk: 1989

Andrew Spink KC

Call: 1985 Silk: 2003

Kate Davenport KC

Call: 1983 Silk: 2013

Jonathan Hand KC

Call: 1990 Silk: 2019

Edward Morgan KC

Call: 1989 Silk: 2021

Teresa Rosen Peacocke

Call: 1982 (England & Wales); 2004 (New York)

Patrick Sadd

Call: 1984

Philip Punwar

Call: 1989

Peter Linstead

Call: 1994

Sean Yates

Call: 1996

Elaine Palser

Call: 2002

Dr Ali Almihdar

Call: 2003

Oliver Powell

Call: 2006 (England & Wales); 2010 (Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (BVI))

Alex Haines

Call: 2007 (England & Wales); 2019 (New York); 2020 (Ireland); and 2024 (District of Columbia)

Stephen Butler

Call: 2014

Lucian ILIE

Call: 2021 (Solicitor Advocate since 2018); 2016 (Bucharest); 2013 (Paris)

Jeremy Scott-Joynt

Call: 2018

Samantha Presland

Call: 2001

Anthony Lo Surdo SC

Call: 1996 Silk: 2011

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