Julian Lew has been involved with international arbitration for more than 40 years as academic, counsel and an arbitrator. He is now a full-time arbitrator in international commercial and investment disputes.
He has previously advised and represented parties with respect to arbitration proceedings and acted as counsel in many arbitrations, in different countries and under all the major arbitration systems. He has been appointed as a sole, presiding and co-arbitrator in arbitrations under the rules of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre, Hong Kong International Arbitration, International Chamber of Commerce, International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes, London Court of International Arbitration, Stockholm Arbitration Institute, World Intellectual Property Organisation.
Cairo Regional Centre for International Commercial Arbitration, Arbitration Court attached to the Economic Chamber of the Czech Republic, and ad hoc arbitrations under UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules and the Swiss Arbitration Rules.
Professor Lew has been Head of the School of International Arbitration, Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London since its creation in 1985.
He has written extensively on many different aspects of international arbitration and trade law, and has authored and edited numerous books, and has written innumerable articles, on international arbitration.