About the Author

Author:Anthony Connerty
Profession:Barrister and member of WIPO arbitration panel

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Anthony Connerty is an English barrister in practice in Chambers in London, Birmingham and Leeds. He is also a consultant to French and Italian law firms in Paris and Milan. He has appeared in most English courts. His areas of practice include international trade and business law: contractual disputes; sale and carriage of goods; oil contracts; documentary credits; conflict of laws; jurisdiction disputes, etc.

Mr Connerty acts as counsel and sits as arbitrator in both domestic and international arbitrations - International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), American Arbitration Association (AAA) and ad hoc (including arbitration under the UNCITRAL Rules) - in claims involving hundreds of millions of US dollars. He has a particular interest in oil and gas. He is a long-time member of the Energy Institute (formerly the Institute of Petroleum) and has spoken at meetings organised in Shanghai and Qatar by the World Petroleum Congress (now the World Petroleum Council). He also has a great interest in China and is one of the few UK members of the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC) in Beijing.

In addition, Mr Connerty is a Chartered Arbitrator, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators, and a panel member of various international arbitration bodies including, as well as CIETAC, the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, the UN's World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration, the American Arbitration Association's...

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