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Mr. Craig Tevendale

Craig Tevendale is Head of the International Arbitration group in London at Herbert Smith Freehills. He has broad experience of commercial arbitration, court and expert determination proceedings in a wide range of industries, with a particular focus on the energy sector.

Alongside his role on the Advisory Committee of the Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration, his broader contribution to the arbitral community includes appointments to the ICC UK National Committee for Arbitration, to the ICC Commission upon the nomination of the ICC UK National Committee and as Deputy Chairman at the Advisory Committee to the Oman Arbitration Centre (OAC). He lectures at the University of London on energy law and arbitration, and is regularly published on arbitration, energy disputes and private international law.

Craig has lived and studied in the Middle East and has a First Class honours degree in Arabic. He is often involved in cases involving the Middle East and North Africa. Fluent in both Arabic and French, he has been ranked for several years as a leading practitioner in all of the leading directories for International Arbitration and Energy Disputes, including Chambers UK, Legal 500 UK and Who’s Who Legal.