Dr Julian Lew has been working in the area of international arbitration for more than 30 years.
He advises and represents clients, in international arbitrations in London and many other countries around the world. He also regularly is appointed as an arbitrator, co-arbitrator, sole-arbitrator and chairman of tribunals in various kinds of arbitrations. These arbitrations include proceedings under the ICC, LCIA, ICSID, AAA, Stockholm Institute and UNCITRAL Rules.
The subject matter of the arbitrations in which Dr Lew has been involved is wide-ranging. It includes international investment disputes; contracts for exploration and mining of natural resources; energy generating, supply and development arrangements; international commercial transactions affecting distribution, agency, anti-trust, pharmaceutical, telecommunications and other intellectual property licensing agreements; mergers and acquisitions and buy-out arrangements; construction, engineering and infrastructure projects; international trade and project finance. These cases have involved sovereign states, state entities, major multinational companies and other entities involved in international business transactions.
He is also Visiting Professor and Head of the School of International Arbitration, Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary, University of London.
He has written extensively and lectured on all aspects of international commercial arbitration including most recently Comparative International Commercial Arbitration (with Mistelis and Kroll), Kluwer 2003.