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Andrew Foyle

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Regularly appointed as an arbitrator in international arbitrations in a wide range of commercial disputes, including LCIA, ICC and UNCITRAL arbitrations, as sole arbitrator, chairman and as a party appointee. Has also represented parties in numerous international arbitrations as lead or co-counsel.

Professional Memberships

Member of the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce since 2006, member of the Drafting Sub-Committee of the ICC Task Force working on revisions to the ICC Rules of Arbitration, FCIArb and member of the LCIA. Previously Chair of IBA Arbitration Sub-Committee on the Recognition and Enforcement of Arbitral Awards. Arbitration panel memberships include the ICDR, Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, the Chinese International Economic & Trade Arbitration Commission and the Court of Arbitration at the Polish Chamber of Commerce.


Andrew was called to the English Bar and joined One Essex Court in 2006. Previously he was a partner at Lovells (now Hogan Lovells) for 24 years. While at Lovells he was head of the firm’s international arbitration practice (from 1998 to 2006) and was senior partner of the Hong Kong office (from 1994 to 1998). He was one of the UK members of the ICC Court of Arbitration from 2006 to 2012.

In more than 40 years of legal practice as an arbitration and litigation lawyer, he has dealt with a wide range of commercial disputes.

Since joining One Essex Court, he has been appointed arbitrator in more than 70 LCIA, ICC and UNCITRAL arbitrations, including 28 as Chairman and 14 as Sole Arbitrator. The seats have included London, Geneva, Paris, The Hague, Dubai, Doha, Muscat and Singapore.

His experience and reputation in international arbitration have been recognised by a number of the leading legal directories, including Legal Experts, Legal 500, Chambers UK, Chambers Global and Global Arbitration Review.


Editor of Dispute Resolution International published by the IBA.