International Arbitration has become increasingly in demand over the past 30 years due to its key characteristics, including:

  • enforceability of awards
  • quality assured determinations: avoiding litigation in unpredictable jurisdictions
  • choice: bespoke rules and choice of arbitrators
  • confidentially of all arbitral proceedings
  • cost recovery

At Brodies our lawyers have extensive experience representing clients in International Arbitration. With arbitration experts based in Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow, we represent our clients across a range of sectors, including, construction, oil & gas and renewables, food and drink and shipping to name but a few. Our International Arbitration practice compliments our wider Alternative Dispute Resolution offering.

Our lawyers have experience conducting arbitrations following the rules of the major international arbitral institutions, including:

  • International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)
  • The London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA)
  • Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC)
  • Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC)
  • Abu Dhabi Commercial Conciliation and Arbitration Centre (ADCCAC)
  • Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC)
  • Scottish Arbitration Centre (SAC)

We have experience of more specialist industry institutions such as the British Franchise Association (BFA) and the London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA).

Clients praise "the degree to which partners in the practice are fully involved and knowledgeable of all aspects of the instruction on a day-to-day basis." Chambers and Partners, 2019



To speak with one of our experts contact Ken MacDonald, Iain Rutherford, Stephen Goldie or Jared Oyston.