Michael Moser comes "highly recommended" by market commentators as "a very experienced international arbitrator". His expertise lies in oil and gas, intellectual property, and construction disputes.
Michael Moser is an independent arbitrator with 20 Essex Street Chambers. Based in Hong Kong with offices in London and Singapore, he has acted as arbitrator or counsel in more than 300 cases under the rules of the ICC, LCIA, UNCITRAL, HKIAC, SIAC, AAA/ICDR, JCAA, CIETAC, the SCC Stockholm Arbitration Institute and others. Resident in Asia for more than 30 years, he was previously China managing partner for Freshfields.
Mr Moser is honorary chairman of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre. Current and former positions include: governing board member of ICCA, court member of the LCIA, board member of the SCC Stockholm Arbitration Institute, board member of the SIAC, board member of the Vienna International Arbitration Centre, past vice president of the Asia Pacific Regional Arbitration Group, chairman of the China International Arbitration Club, and commission member of CIETAC. He is a chartered arbitrator, a fellow of the CIArb and a panel member of the leading arbitration institutions.
He is former general editor of the Journal of International Arbitration (Kluwer) and the author and editor of numerous books and publications, including Arbitration Under the HKIAC Rules (OUP); Asian Arbitration Handbook (OUP); Hong Kong Arbitration: A User’s Guide (CCH/Kluwer); Arbitration in Asia (Juris); Investor-State Arbitration: Lessons for Asia (Juris); and International Arbitration in the PRC (Butterworths). He has taught as adjunct professor at the City University of Hong Kong and lecturer at the University of Zurich.
Mr Moser was educated at Harvard University (JD) and Columbia University (PhD with distinction) and speaks English and Chinese.