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Click here to enlarge.   Gordon BLANKE IAI Member   
Blanke Arbitration LLC
101 Bahar 4
Jumeirah Beach Residence
United Arab Emirates
Tel: +971.55.288.4202

Languages   German (native); English, French, Spanish (fluent)
Nationality   Germany
Bar Admission   Solicitor, England & Wales - 2004
Dubai - 2012
Dubai International Financial Centre (registered Advocate) - 2015
Education   University of Groningen (Doctorate in Law – 2013); Université du Luxembourg/ Robert Schumann Strasbourg (DESS en contentieux communautaire - 2005); King’s College, London (Post-graduate Diploma in EU Competition Law – 2004); Diplomatic Academy Vienna (M.A.I.S. – 2000); École nationale d’administration (E.N.A.) (Élève étranger – 2000); Inns of Court School of Law (PDLG - 2002); London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) (LL.B. – 1998)
Visiting Lecturer (International Arbitration)- University of Southampton (2010-11)
as Arbitrator  
Chair, Sole Arbitrator and Co-arbitrator in international arbitration proceedings, ad hoc and under the Rules of the ICC, SCC, DIFC-LCIA, DIAC, ADCCAC and AJCCCA (Ajman Center for Commercial Conciliation & Arbitration)
as Counsel  
Numerous domestic and international arbitration proceedings, ad hoc and under the rules of the ICC, LCIA, LMAA, DIAC, DIFC-LCIA, ADCCAC, GAFTA, GCC, SCC and JAMS (including private equity, banking and finance, construction/real estate, commodities, hospitality, travel, leisure, cosmetics, IT, telecoms, oil & gas and shipping disputes)
Relating to  
• Commentary on the UAE Arbitration Chapter (Sweet & Maxwell/Thomson Reuters, 2017)

• The Use and Utility of International Arbitration in EC Commission Merger Remedies: A Novel Supranational Paradigm in the Making? (Europa Law Publishing, 2006)

• Editor, Dispute Resolution in the Gulf: GCC Approaches and Egyptian Influences (LexisNexis, 2018) (with S. Akhtar)

• Editor, Arbitration in the MENA (Juris Publishing, 2016) (with Dr. Habib Al Mulla as Consultant editor)

• Editor, International Competition Litigation: A Multi-jurisdictional Handbook (Kluwer, 2012) (with R. Nazzini)

• Editor, Comparison of MENA International Arbitration Rules (Juris Publishing, 2011) (with Dr. H. Al Mulla & K. Nassif)

• Editor, EU and US Antitrust Arbitration: A Handbook for Practitioners (Kluwer/CIArb, 2011) (P. Landolt)

• Editor, Comparison of Gulf International Arbitration Rules (Juris Publishing, 2010) (with Dr. H. Al Mulla & K. Nassif)

• Editor, Arbitrating Competition Law Issues: A European and a US Perspective (EBLR special edition, Kluwer, 2008)

• "Free zone arbitration in the DIFC and the ADGM," 35(1) Arb. Int’l 95 (2019)

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