Jonathan Sutcliffe has significant experience in international arbitration and dispute resolution, and has acted for numerous clients on a diverse range of matters covering international commercial arbitration, alternative dispute resolution and litigation. These cases have arisen from a variety of sectors including energy, construction, real estate, defence, insurance, international joint ventures, hospitality and entertainment, in addition to investor-state disputes. His experience includes arbitrations under ICC, LCIA, AAA (ICDR), UNCITRAL, Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC), DIFC-LCIA and ICSID rules, as well as ad hoc arbitration.
Jonathan also has experience sitting as an arbitrator. He is on the panel of international arbitrators of the AAA (ICDR), listed as an arbitrator by the DIAC, listed in the HKIAC List of Arbitrators, on the Panel of Arbitrators of the SIAC, included in the Energy Arbitrators List and listed in the roster of arbitrators for the Houston Maritime Arbitrators Association.
Jonathan is recommended for international arbitration by various prominent legal guides, including Chambers and Partners and The Legal 500.
Jonathan was educated at the University of Oxford (Worcester College) and the College of Law in Guildford. He is qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales (1997) and registered as an advocate in the Dubai International Financial Centre Courts. Before moving to Dubai, Jonathan worked in London, New York and Houston.
WWL says: Jonathan Sutcliffe is "among the leading experts in the UAE" and much in demand for his energy-related practice.
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