Ben Giaretta is a Partner in the Dispute Resolution department of Mishcon de Reya LLP, specialising in international arbitration. His experience spans several industry sectors, including oil and gas, mining, petrochemicals, telecommunications, shipping, insurance, construction, engineering and infrastructure.

He has represented clients on disputes throughout the world, including Europe, Africa and the Americas, and particularly in Asia: he lived and worked in Singapore for seven years. He appears as counsel in international arbitration and often sits as an arbitrator: he has been appointed as sole arbitrator, party nominated arbitrator, presiding arbitrator and emergency arbitrator, on many occasions. He is on the panels of arbitrators of several arbitration institutions, including the SIAC and the HKIAC, and he is a Chartered Arbitrator, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators.

He regularly speaks at conferences about international arbitration, and lectures on arbitration at several universities and for the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

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


    Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
    Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators


    Solicitor Advocate