Profession

Partner, K&L Gates

Biography

Mr. Meredith’s practice focuses on International Disputes across a range of sectors encompassing both commercial and public international law issues. His practice embraces alternative dispute resolution, international arbitration and both domestic and multi-jurisdictional litigation.

Mr. Meredith has arbitrated disputes under the ICC, LCIA, UNCITRAL, LMAA and ICSID rules amongst others as well as acting in relation to a number of ad hoc arbitrations and arbitrations proceeding under the rules of various trade bodies as well as several Bermuda Form insurance coverage disputes. His clients include sovereign states, individuals and corporates. He has been involved in the arbitration of several disputes flowing from investment within and relating to Russia and various countries of the former Soviet Union, India, Iraq and new member and candidate countries of the EU. Other disputes have related to mining, metals trading, speciality chemicals, oils & gas exploration, telecommunications, border security, mega yachts, insurance coverage and a wide range of other industrial and commercial sectors.

Mr. Meredith has represented a number of clients engaged in disputes, which have been settled after the application of alternative dispute techniques including mediation, mini-trial and Med-Arb. He was a leading member of a team that was successful in winning the CEDR Award for law firm commitment to mediation on two occasions in the 1990s. Over recent years, Mr. Meredith’s practice has become increasingly focused upon International Arbitration, both as counsel and arbitrator, and encompassing both commercial and public international law issues.

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Areas of Practice

Arbitration
  • Year Qualified

    1985

    Education

    University of Leicester

    Memberships

    Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Fellow)
    CEDR Accredited Mediator
    LCIA European Users’ Council (Member)
    IBA (Member)
    Association Suisse de L’Arbitrage (ASA) (Member)
    ICC Task Force on “Trusts and Arbitration” (Member - both original Task Force and 2015 reformed Task Force)

    Qualification

    LL.B (Hons)