Neutral Appointments


Both Dominic Spenser Underhill and Christopher Newmark regularly accept appointments as independent arbitrators in a variety of international and domestic cases. They sit as arbitrators in London and internationally in arbitrations administered by the leading institutions and in ad hoc proceedings.

Dominic and Chris play an active role in the international arbitration community. For example, from 2014 to 2017 Chris was the Chairman of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR and Dominic co-chaired the UK group that provided input to the ICC on its revisions to the 2012 ICC Rules of Arbitration and has sat on various Task Forces. Both Dominic and Chris are members of the LCIA. They both teach regularly at the School of International Arbitration, Queen Mary, University of London, where Chris is a Senior Associate Lecturer and Dominic is an Honorary Professor.

Further information about their experience as arbitrators is set out in their CVs

View or Download Dominic’s arbitrator CV
View or Download Christopher’s arbitrator CV