Jonathan Sutcliffe is "a great lawyer" that peers "would definitely put on the list" thanks to his leading work as counsel in construction-related disputes.
Jonathan Sutcliffe has significant experience in international arbitration and dispute resolution, and has acted for 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, including under the rules of the ICC, DIFC-LCIA, DIAC and ADCCAC, and in ad hoc arbitrations. 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, on the panel of arbitrators of the Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre and on the roster of arbitrators of the Saudi Center for Commercial Arbitration, among others.
Jonathan is recommended for international arbitration by various 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), admitted to the New York Bar and registered as an advocate in the Dubai International Financial Centre Courts. Before moving to Dubai, Jonathan worked in London, New York and Houston.