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Click here to enlarge.   Matthew GEARING QC IAI Member   
Allen & Overy
Three Exchange Square - 9th Floor
Hong Kong
Tel: +852.2974.7177
Fax: +852.2974.6999

Languages   English (native); French (good working knowledge)
Nationality   UK
Bar Admission   Solicitor, England and Wales - 1997
Solicitor to the High Court of Hong Kong, SAR - 2001
Solicitor Advocate, England and Wales - 2005
Queen's Counsel (England and Wales) - 2014
Education   College of Law Chester (Legal Practice - 1995); Oxford University (BA Hons, Jurisprudence - 1993)
as Arbitrator  
Sole arbitrator or member of the tribunal in several international arbitration proceedings, ad hoc (including UNCITRAL) and under the aegis of the LCIA, HKIAC, SIAC, KLRCA and the ICC
as Counsel  
Numerous international arbitration proceedings, ad hoc (including UNCITRAL) and under the Rules of the LCIA, ICC, SIAC, HKIAC, KLRCA, SCC, ICSID, and ICDR/AAA (joint venture agreements, manufacturing and high technology sectors, investment, oil & gas, power, water, insurance, media, banking and telecommunications matters)
Relating to  
• Russell on Arbitration (Sweet & Maxwell, 23rd ed. 2007, 24th ed. 2015) (with D. Sutton and J. Gill QC)

• Contributing Editor, Arbitration in Hong Kong: A Practical Guide (Sweet & Maxwell, 2003)

• "Reforming ICSID," 20(1) Int'l Arb. Rep. 29 (2005)

• "International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID)," in Arbitration World 2004, at 57

• "Contractual Claims and Bilateral Investment Treaties – A Comparative Review of the SGS Cases," 21(5) J. Int’l Arb. 397 (2004)

• "Going Full Circle in Singapore – Dermajaya Properties," 17(10) Int'l Arb. Rep. 29 (2002)

• "'A Judge in His Own Cause?': Actual or Unconscious Bias of Arbitrators," 3(2) Int'l Arb. L. Rev. 46 (2000)

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