Mediation

Anthony Connerty

Barrister, Six Pump Court Chambers

Anthony is a Barrister, Chartered Arbitrator and Certified and Accredited Mediator. His practice as a lawyer concentrates on the resolution of disputes.

He has been instructed as Counsel in the English Courts in disputes relating to works of art, and for more than 20 years he has acted as Arbitrator, Mediator and Counsel in a wide range of commercial disputes at both the domestic and international level.

His experience relates to disputes in Abu Dhabi, Beijing, Lagos, London, New York, Shanghai, Singapore, Stockholm and Washington D.C. under the Rules of various international institutions including the LCIA, ICC, AAA/ICDR, CIETAC, CIArb, SCC (Stockholm), RCICAL (Lagos), LME (London Metal Exchange) and in ad hoc arbitrations under the UNCITRAL Rules. He has acted as Counsel in arbitration- related litigation. He was appointed to the Arbitrator and Mediator pools of CAfA in January 2020.

He has spoken and contributed to art law conferences in Geneva and Istanbul, and has spoken at conferences in the United Kingdom, United States, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and China on international dispute resolution.

He has acted as judge and arbitrator in university mediation competitons and Pre-Moot events in Paris and London.

Anthony is the author of the Commonwealth Secretariat’s Manual of International Dispute Resolution. Foreword by Sandra Day O’ Connor, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. He is also the author of “Ownership, Ethics and Non- Adversarial Settlement Methods: The Hugh Lane Bequest”, published by Schulthess Médias Juridiques SA: dispute between the National Gallery in London and the Dublin City Gallery concerning the French Impressionist Paintings in the Hugh Lane Collection - estimated to be worth in excess of £100 million

Contributions to books include publications by the Permanent Court of Arbitration, The Hague; International Chamber of Commerce; and the International Law Institute, Washington D. C. And his articles on international commercial dispute resolution have been published in various journals around the world.

Anthony is a member of various arbitration and mediation institutions including: Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration, China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission, Beijing (CIETAC) - [appointed to the CIETAC Panel in 1997], Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC) and Florence International Mediation Chamber.

Anthony's education background includes: being called to the Bar by the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple in 1974; a Post-graduate Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration at Queen Mary and Westfield College, London University in1991; M.A. International and Comparative Business Law at London University [international banking, insurance, intellectual property and trade law] in1996.

Jurisdiction: U.K.