Provided by Baruch Baigel
Baruch is a partner and Head of Dispute Resolution at Asserson.
He is a solicitor advocate with extensive experience in England, Europe and the Middle East.
Baruch has acted for several household name brands in business-defining arbitration cases and was credited, by the English Law Society, for having “opened up arbitration to Israeli business”.
Baruch has also led on several high-profile and high-value claims in the UK High Court, three of which were listed by the Lawyer among the top 20 UK cases for the year. He successfully defended the principal defendant in the UK Madoff litigation and more recently ran the successful defence of Benjamin Steinmetz in the UK Commercial Court. He is also known for his claimant work, having run several successful claims on behalf of the solar energy industry against the UK government.
Baruch is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and was formerly the LCIA’s first representative for Israel. He sits as Israel’s delegate on the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR and is a member of the ICC Task Force Addressing Fraud and Corruption in Arbitration.
Baruch sits on the panel of a number of global arbitral institutions, including VIAC, SIAC, AIAC, KCAB and JCAA. Baruch is regularly invited to lecture at conferences and other law firms on International Arbitration.
University of Cambridge
Harvard Law School
Tel Aviv-based Baruch Baigel is an experienced arbitrator who adeptly advises on UK matters. His recent work includes representing both individuals and companies on matters ranging from fraud claims to bankruptcy disputes.