Appointment as Arbitrator or Mediator
Dominic Spenser Underhill
Dominic Spenser Underhill is in demand as an arbitrator in commercial arbitrations both in England and internationally. He is particularly familiar with LCIA and ICC arbitrations as well as UNCITRAL and ad hoc cases.
Dominic has arbitrated commercial disputes involving parties from Canada, Germany, India, the Netherlands, Pakistan, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the USA.
Dominic also regularly sits as the Legal Assessor to the Disciplinary Tribunals of two of the most respected professional bodies in the United Kingdom.
Dominic sits as an adjudicator at the Solicitors Regulation Authority. In 2004, Dominic participated in the Judicial Assistance Scheme of the Department of Constitutional Affairs, having sat with a Judge in both civil and criminal Courts in London.
He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He has also been a CEDR accredited mediator since 1997. He is a liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Arbitrators.
Chris is increasingly busy as a commercial arbitrator. He has sat as chairman, party appointed and sole arbitrator in LCIA cases and as chairman and party appointed arbitrator in ICC cases. He has also been appointed as an arbitrator by Sport Resolutions UK and by CEDR and has received a joint appointment in an ad hoc arbitration.
Chris is one of CEDR Solve's Direct Group of experienced lead mediators. His mediations have covered a very broad range of commercial disputes. Chris has particular experience in mediating cases in the IT and telecoms sectors. As a commercial litigation solicitor, he has also acted on many occasions as a representative of parties in mediations both in the UK and the US.
Chris is regularly recommended as a leading mediator by both Chambers and The Legal 500. Chambers 2010 refers to Chris's "hugely developed insight into the dynamics of a dispute" and Legal 500 UK 2011 writes that "Taking arbitration appointments as well as mediating, Newmark has won the confidence of sophisticated City solicitors, who find him ‘patient’, ‘polite’ and ‘challenging in reality-testing’".
Chris became a member of CEDR's mediator training faculty in 2007.
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Spenser Underhill Newmark LLP is a Limited Liability Partnership registered in London with number OC 324971.
Its members are Dominic Spenser Underhill and Christopher Newmark. Its VAT registration number is 840913436.
Its Registered Office is at 6 Gray’s Inn Square, Gray’s Inn, London WC1R 5AX.
Authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority with number 450431.