Ben Giaretta is a partner of Ashurst LLP and is the head of Ashurst's international arbitration practice in Asia. His work is primarily focused on the resolution of disputes in the energy, transport, construction and infrastructure sectors. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators, and is on the panel of arbitrators of various arbitration institutions including the SIAC, the KLRCA, the HKIAC and the KCAB. He has appeared as Counsel in arbitrations seated in various countries including England, France, Singapore, India and Japan, and he is frequently appointed as arbitrator (sole arbitrator, party-nominated arbitrator, presiding arbitrator and emergency arbitrator). He is recommended for international arbitration in Benchmark Litigation, Best Lawyers, Chambers, Expert Guides and Legal 500.

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Areas of Practice

  • Year Qualified



    Trinity College, Oxford - MA (1996)
    Queen Mary College, University of London, Postgraduate Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration (2004)


    Solicitor Advocate