Jeremy Winter is an independent arbitrator, adjudicator and dispute review board member. He is sitting or has sat as arbitrator, appointed both by institutions and at the recommendation of major international law firms, in cases under the DIAC, ADCCAC, Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, ICC, LCIA, DIFC-LCIA, NAI and UNCITRAL arbitration rules.He has hade over 40 appointments. With cooperation from the parties, those arbitrations in which he has participated which have proceeded to a full hearing have usually been concluded within around a year of his appointment, with awards delivered within a matter of weeks of exchange of final submissions. He has also acted as adjudicator (appointed by TeCSA and the LCIA), and has acted as chair of a Dispute Adjudication Board on an important project in Dubai.
The COVID pandemic has had a major effect on the conduct of arbitration hearings. Jeremy has become quite comfortable with virtual and paperless hearings, conducted without any technical problems from his home office.
Prior to setting up as an independent dispute resolver in 2015, Jeremy was for many years a partner in the London office of an international law firm. During his law firm career, his practice was heavily focussed on representing clients in the resolution of disputes on construction and engineering projects around the world. Predominantly, this was by means of international arbitration, but also by litigation, adjudication, DRBs and other forms of dispute resolution process. He is very familiar with the major forms of engineering and construction contract, particularly FIDIC, the ICE/NEC forms, and the IChemE forms.
He was admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales in 1979. This was followed by admissions in the Supreme Courts of the states of New South Wales and Victoria in Australia. He was one of the first solicitors to be admitted as a Solicitor Advocate in the higher civil courts of England and Wales. He is also a registered practitioner of the Dubai International Financial Centre Court in the UAE. He graduated with an LLB in law from the University of Warwick in 1975.
He was made a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in 2014. He is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineers, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Civil Engineering Surveyors, a Fellow of the Geological Society, a member of the Society of Construction Law and a member of the Technology and Construction Solicitors Association.
Jeremy B Winter
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