Tim is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (having achieved fellowship level in respect of both UK and International Arbitration), an arbitrator and an international arbitrator.
His international law experience includes work involving the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG), the Convention on the Contract for the International Carriage of Goods by Road (CMR) and EU Environmental Directives. He has appeared before the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg and also the former European Commission of Human Rights.
Tim is happy to attend pre-appointment interviews in accordance with the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Guidelines on the Interviewing of Prospective Arbitrators. He is available for both normal and fast-track arbitrations.
Tim has a particular interest in Central and South Eastern Europe. He has trained judges in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia and Slovakia on behalf of the Council of Europe, US State Department and Slovak Ministry of Justice, and addressed the Istanbul Bar Association and the Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce. He has been published in Slovak and Turkish.
In addition to being a member of the Bar of England and Wales, he is also a member of the Bars of Ireland and of Northern Ireland. He is an accredited civil and commercial mediator. He is a member of the Midland Chancery and Commercial Bar Association and the Bar European Group.
Tim’s writing on arbitration includes publication in ‘Arbitration’ (the Journal of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators), in ‘Solicitors Journal’ and in ‘European Advocate’.
He was the UK organiser and joint chair of the successful Budapest Bar Association/Midland Circuit seminar in Budapest in April 2011 on International Arbitration, arranging speakers from Bangladesh, Cameroon, Hungary, South Africa and the United Kingdom.
He has accepted invitations to act as a presiding arbitrator in international inter-university moots at the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Pre-Moot in Belgrade, in which he presided over tribunals arbitrating between teams from Brazil, Croatia, Germany, Italy, Macedonia, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Russia, Serbia, Switzerland, Turkey and the USA, as well as moots in Sofia and Ljubljana.
On the Official Panel for Neighbourhood Plan Inspectors
Tim is a member of the European Circuit of the Bar
The Bar European Group
The Planning and Environmental Bar Association
The Administrative Law Bar Association and the Compulsory Purchase Association
The is a member of the Bars of England and Wales, Ireland and Northern Ireland.
FCIArb (both UK Arbitration and International Arbitration)
Accredited Mediator (LSM)
Business Arbitration Scheme (BAS) Panel of Arbitrators