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James Clanchy

Solicitor (E&W)(non-practising), FCIArb


Personal Bio

Job Title: Arbitrator

Areas of Expertise:

Full-time arbitrator in independent practice, Aspiring Full Member of the London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA), associate member of Six Pump Court chambers, London.

Career: Solicitor in E&W (admitted 1990, non-practising since 2019), former avocat at Paris bar (1994-2008). 20 years as a commercial disputes lawyer with Withers, HFW, and Stephenson Harwood. Four years (2008-2012) as Registrar and DDG of the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA). Two years (2012-2014) in third-party funding and ATE insurance. Six years part-time professional support lawyer at LexisNexis UK, writing practical guidance content on international arbitration law and procedure for LexisPSL Arbitration (2016-2022). Former Honorary Secretary of LMAA (2021-2022).

Arbitration: appointments in ad hoc and institutional arbitrations seated in London, Copenhagen, Dubai. Sole arbitrator, two and three member tribunals; more than 25 awards written. Maritime, international trade, financial services

CIArb: London Branch Committee, 2018-2022 (Hon Secretary, 2020-2021); Professional Conduct Committee, 2018-2021

Country of Residence: England

Primary Branch: London

Secondary Branch: London