Tan Sri Dato’ Cecil Abraham is Senior Partner at Cecil Abraham & Partners. He obtained his LLB Hons from Queen Mary College, University of London in 1968 and is also a barrister-at-law of the Middle Temple. He was admitted as an advocate & solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 1970. He is a chartered arbitrator and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK, Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators, Singapore Institute of Arbitrators and the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration Limited. He is also a Fellow of Queen Mary & Westfield College, University of London. He has an extensive arbitration practice and appears as counsel both in domestic and international arbitrations. He has arbitrated under the UNCITRAL, ICC, SIAC, KLRCA and LCIA Rules since the 1990s and has sat as chairman, sole arbitrator and co-arbitrator in international commercial arbitrations in Asia and Europe. He is the current deputy president of the Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators and vice president of the Asia Pacific Regional Arbitration Group. He is a member of the Singapore Chamber of Maritime Arbitration and also a founding member of the International Maritime Conciliation and Mediation Panel.