David is a full time international arbitrator, with extensive experience in over 150 arbitrations in Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and South America.
He is a specialist in all forms of dispute resolution including arbitration, litigation and alternative dispute resolution. He is an experienced Mediator.
David has been resident in Asia since 1980, and has over 40 years experience.
He has extensive experience in disputes concerning construction, resources, joint ventures, shareholder agreements, shipping and telecommunications.
He has acted as Chairman, party-appointed arbitrator, or sole arbitrator under the auspices of the SIAC, BANI, HKIAC, AIAC, CIETAC, ICC, PCA, AAA, LCIA, TAI, KCAB, VIAC and ad hoc.
In the Best of the Best Expert Guides, David was named as one of the world's leading experts in commercial arbitration, and construction.
In recent editions of Global Counsel 3000, Who's Who of Commercial Arbitration, Chambers Asia, PLC Which Lawyer and Asia Pacific Legal 500, David was named as an expert in commercial arbitration, commercial litigation, construction, and a leading arbitrator.
Chambers Asia described him as "pre-eminent and widely experienced", and "one of the top arbitrators in the region" who is "excellent at pretty much everything he is doing", and "well able to control an arbitration" and "culturally sensitive".
Asia Pacific Legal 500 said David is "one of the top arbitrators in the region".