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Howard Kennedy

 

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Organisation
Howard Kennedy
I practise/work in
  • International Arbitration
Profile Photo (Headshot or Logo)
Title (Mr/Mrs/Miss/Dr)
Mr
How you'd like your name to appear in the directory
Duncan Bagshaw
Gender
Male
Country
Non-African Country
Non-African Country (Please Specify)
United Kingdom
Country of Birth
United Kingdom
Nationalities
British.
If non-African, how do you promote Africans in international arbitration/ADR?
My practice is around 75% concerned with African disputes. I frequently appoint and work with African practitioners and arbitrators. I am currently supporting the development of arbitration and arbitration centres in several African jurisdictions including Mauritius and Kenya.
Languages
English, French.
Individual Member Profession (see note below)
  • Counsel
Number of Cases as Counsel in international arbitration/ADR
6-20
Number of Cases as International Arbitration Tribunal Secretary
20+
Areas of Speciality
  • Construction & Infrastructure
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Hospitality & Leisure
  • International Commercial Disputes
  • International Investment Disputes
  • Joint Venture
Degrees/Qualifications, Institutions and Dates Obtained
LLB (Hons), University of Birmingham, 2002
Diplome d'Etudes Juridiques Francaises, Universite de Limoges, 2001
Bar Vocational Course, Inns of Court School of Law, 2003
Advanced Certificate of International Arbitration, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, 2014
Called to the Bar of Lincoln's Inn, London, 2003
List Arbitration/ADR Panels you belong to
LCIA
MIAC
KIAC
NCIA
Professional Experience (Job Title, Organisation and Dates)
Barrister, St Philips Chambers, 2003 - 2012
Registrar, LCIA-MIAC Arbitration Centre, Mauritius, 2012 - 2015
Counsel, Stephenson Harwood, London, 2015 - 2018
Partner, Howard Kennedy, London, March 2019 - Present
Legal Background
  • Civil Law
  • Common Law
Qualified in (specify jurisdiction(s))
England and Wales
Types of agreements from which disputes in your practice most frequently arise
  • Engineering
  • Finance
  • Sale of Business
  • Sale of Goods
  • Share Purchase/Joint Venture
List arbitration/ADR articles, book chapters, books and where published
Chapter in Arbitration in Africa: A Practitioner's Guide, Bosman, Kluwer, 2013
Chapter in Arbitration in Africa: A review of key jurisdictions, Shah/Miles/Fagbohunlu, Sweet & Maxwell, 2016
Chapter in The Transformation of Arbitration in Africa: The Role of Arbitral Institutions, Onyema, Kluwer, 2016
Chapter in Rethinking the Role of African National Courts in Arbitration, Onyema, Kluwer 2018

Many articles.
Website Address

African Arbitration Association, P.O. Box 695, Nyarutarama, KG 9 Av. No. 66, Kigali, Rwanda

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