Anthony Connerty has been in practice at the English Bar since 1975. He has appeared in most English courts, including the High Court and Court of Appeal. He has experience as Counsel in lengthy and complex court cases.
He has experience in the field of international dispute resolution as advocate, arbitrator and mediator in complex international multi-million U.S. dollar disputes. His areas of experience include commercial disputes, oil and gas, metals, cotton, banking and Art Law He has a particular interest in China, and has been a member of the CIETAC Panel of Arbitrators since 1997.
He has been appointed and acted in international arbitrations and mediations in Abu Dhabi, Beijing, Lagos, London, New York, Shanghai, Singapore, Stockholm and Washington.
Recent / current cases in which he has acted as counsel; adviser; mediator; and as party- appointed arbitrator, sole arbitrator and as chairman of arbitral tribunals include:
- appointment to AAA/ICDR Tribunal in Washington D.C. in dispute involving armaments and weapons systems;
-sole mediator in ad hoc case involving North Sea sub-sea oil drilling contracts;
-co –counsel in international cotton arbitrations under the Rules of the International Cotton Association: Turkish and U.S. parties;
- appointment to AAA/ICDR Tribunal in New York in international metals dispute;
- sole arbitrator in LCIA arbitration in Chinese joint venture dispute involving manufacture of aircraft equipment (governing law the laws of the People’s Republic of China);
-presiding arbitrator in dispute administered by the Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration – Lagos: Nigerian and Canadian parties in dispute relating to installation of Web- Based system for a major Bank (governing law the laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria);
-advising Chinese lawyers on international metals “scam”;
-sole arbitrator in international metals dispute. UK and Indian parties. Rules of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators;
-appointed Chairman of CIETAC Arbitration Tribunal. Seat of arbitration Shanghai. Chinese and German parties.
-party – appointed arbitrator in international dispute under the Rules of the Abu Dhabi Commercial Conciliation and Arbitration Center.