Database of arbitrators

Mr. Ben Sanderson


DLA Piper

Gender: Male

Nationality: British

Address: Madrid,

Country: Spain

Email Address:

Phone: +34661550381


Languages: English Native, Spanish Fluent, French Fluent,

Experience as sole arbitrator: Yes , 1 cases

Experience as co-arbitrator: No

Experience as presiding arbitrator: No

Experience as counsel in arbitration proceedings: Yes

Legal systems: Common Law

Bar Admission: England & Wales, 2004

Fields of arbitration specialization: Commercial arbitration, Corporate law / M&A, Distribution/Franchising, Shipping & Commodities


• Awards: Challenges, published in The Guide to Challenging and Enforcing Arbitral Awards, ed. J William Rowley QC, GAR, 2021 and 2019
• Investment Arbitration in Africa, published in GAR’s Middle Eastern and African Arbitration Review 2021
• La financiación de litigios: una solución financiera a la pandemia, DLA Piper, 14 May 2021
• Revised IBA Rules on the Taking of Evidence in International Arbitration, DLA Piper, 17 March 2021
• Investment protection falls victim to Brexit – Analysis of the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement, DLA Piper, 26 January 2021
• Spain Investment Treaty Arbitration, published in Lexology Getting The Deal Through, 14 December 2020
• Litigation funding in Africa: Maximizing opportunities, DLA Piper, 4 November 2020
• Africa Arbitration Review, DLA Piper, 15 October 2020
• Online Arbitration Hearings: A review of key developments in response to COVID-19, DLA Piper, 28 September 2020
• English High Court allows rare appeal of arbitral award on point of law, DLA Piper, 21 August 2020
• COVID-19 et protectionnisme : Quelles protections pour les investisseurs étrangers, published in Les Echos, 28 May 2020
• The end of Intra-EU BITs. Now what? (Part 1), DLA Piper, 15 May 2020
• Virtual hearings report, DLA Piper, 14 May 2020
• Defensas de los Estados Frente a Reclamos de Inversión Derivados del COVID-19, DLA Piper, 29 April 2020
• COVID-19: ¿Una base legítima para reclamos de inversión?, DLA Piper, 21 April 2020
• COVID-19 – a legitimate basis for investment claims?, DLA Piper, 16 April 2020
• English courts release latest statistics on arbitration related applications, DLA Piper, 7 April 2020
• Ethiopia Ratifies the New York Convention, DLA Piper, 24 March 2020
• The Hague Rules on Business and Human Rights Arbitration, DLA Piper, 18 February 2020
• Arbitrating climate change disputes, DLA Piper, 20 January 2020
• “Recent Trends in Investment Arbitration in Africa”, published in GAR’s Middle Eastern and African Arbitration Review 2019
• Modernisation of Sweden’s Arbitration Act, DLA Piper, 26 March 2019
• Russia’s Supreme Court demonstrates a pro-arbitration approach, DLA Piper, 15 February 2019
• The Prague Rules: “Civil” War On The Evidence In International Arbitration, DLA Piper, 24 January 2019
• ICC update – Conduct of Arbitration, DLA Piper, 22 January 2019
• Developments in African Arbitration, published in GAR’s Middle Eastern and African Arbitration Review 2018
• Tribunal upholds applicability of principles of lawyer-client privilege and common interest privilege in ICSID arbitration, DLA Piper, 17 October 2018
• Ecuador reforma su derecho de las inversiones, DLA Piper, 24 September 2018
• Challenges to arbitral awards in England: a case update, DLA Piper, 15 June 2018
• La tormenta de Achmea se dirige directa hacia España, DLA Piper, 4 June 2018
• English Court takes firm stance on set aside, DLA Piper, 25 May 2018
• Appeals under the English Arbitration Act 1996, DLA Piper, 11 May 2018
• The Dutch move to terminate intra-EU BITs following the Achmea decision, DLA Piper, 10 May 2018
• El Acuerdo UE-México, instrumento de promoción de inversiones extranjeras, DLA Piper, 30 April 2018

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