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Ben Giaretta

United Kingdom
Mishcon de Reya

Ben Giaretta is a Partner in the Dispute Resolution department, specialising in international commercial arbitration.

He has a wide experience of disputes in many industry sectors, including oil & gas, mining, petrochemicals, telecommunications, shipping, insurance, banking, joint ventures, construction, engineering and infrastructure. He has represented clients on disputes across the world including in India, China, Japan, Malaysia, Indonesia, Australia, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, the UAE, Russia, Germany, Switzerland, the UK, Libya, Angola, Nigeria, the USA and many other countries, and under many different arbitration rules including the ICC, LCIA, SIAC, HKIAC, ICSID and UNCITRAL Rules.  Between 2009 and 2016 he was based in Singapore as the head of international arbitration in Asia for an international law firm.

Since 2009, he has been consistently recognised in all the major legal directories including Chambers & Partners, Legal 500, Who's Who Legal and Expert Guides.  He has been described as "a standout lawyer for international dispute work" and "one of the best and most active practitioners in this space". 

As well as appearing as counsel in international arbitration, he also accepts appointments as arbitrator. He has had over 30 appointments as arbitrator (as sole arbitrator, party nominated arbitrator, presiding arbitrator and emergency arbitrator) and he is on the panels of arbitrators of many arbitration institutions throughout the world.  He has a Postgraduate Diploma in Arbitration in Queen Mary University of London, he is a Chartered Arbitrator, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators.  He is also a Solicitor-Advocate and an Associate Mediator at the Singapore Mediation Centre.

He has published widely about international arbitration, and he regularly speaks about arbitration at conferences all over the world.  He also teaches on arbitration courses for the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (all levels including Fellowship courses and Chartered Arbitrator interviews) and the University of Aberdeen.