Dominic Spenser Underhill

“An impressive president of tribunals with excellent procedural knowledge.”

“He is an excellent arbitrator – very proactive and robust when needed.”

“…a clever arbitrator with an eye on speed and efficiency.”

“…well experienced as arbitrator in high profile cases.”

“I would appoint him again if given the opportunity”

“…a very clever and well prepared arbitrator”

“…tremendous procedural instincts”

GAR Who’s Who Legal 2021-2024

Dominic qualified as a solicitor in the City of London in 1989.  He began sitting as an arbitrator when he was the Head of International Arbitration in the London and Paris offices of Mayer Brown. He formed Spenser Underhill Newmark LLP in 2007. He sits as an arbitrator full time.

His practice covers all the usual industry sectors. He has particular expertise and experience in international banking, the finance sector and project finance. For example, he is a Panel Arbitrator for Financial Services Disputes for the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre.

Top ranked in Chambers and Partners UK in 2024:

“…very impressive.”

“incredibly analytical, very bright and very able.”

Dominic is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.  He is a Honorary Professor, School of Law, Queen Mary, University of London. He is a former Visiting Professor in international arbitration at the University of Turin.