John Gaffney

John Gaffney

Solicitor , Al Tamimi & Company
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John is admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales and the Republic of Ireland. He has assisted clients in relation to disputes concerning construction, corporate/commercial, development, energy, investment treaty, IP, and telecommunications matters. John has worked with the international arbitration practices of international firms in both London and Paris, including King & Spalding, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, and Skadden, Arps Slate Meagher & Flom. He has served as a legal officer with the United Nations Compensation Commission (UNCC) in Geneva, a subsidiary organ of the United Nations Security Council, as well as working as a partner with a top-tier commercial law firm in his native Ireland. In addition to his work as counsel, John is a member of a number of international and domestic arbitration panels and has sat as an arbitrator in DIAC disputes, WIPO domain name disputes, and as an expert in ICC Expertise proceedings. John has published and spoken widely on international dispute resolution, including contributions to a number of leading textbooks. John has advised in matters seated around the world under a variety of rules, including the BCDR/AAA, DIAC, ADCCAC, ICC, UNCITRAL, and LCIA rules, as well as ad hoc proceedings. He is ranked as “Gold” as an arbitrator on the Newton Arbitration platform, and is listed in the Euromoney Guide to Leading Commercial Arbitration Experts (10th ed) and Who’s Who Legal (2016).

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