Introduction Introduction Arran is a barrister, adjudicator, arbitrator and mediator. He is called in London, Belfast and Dublin, has rights of audience in the Courts of the Abu Dhabi Global Market (“ADGM”), registered in the Falkland Islands and at the Astana International Financial Centre (AIFC) Courts. Arran is also based at the Law Library, Dublin. Arran’s practice includes advocacy, drafting statements of case, contractual documents and advising on commercial, chancery, construction, alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and international matters. Arran has full rights of audience in England and Wales and the Republic of Ireland and appears regularly in a range of courts in both civil and commercial matters. Arran has been recognised by Finance Monthly as lawyer of the year in Ireland for 2017 and in 2018 as ADR lawyer of the year. Current indicative international arbitration appointments, as arbitrator, include an ongoing DIFC-LCIA appointment. In Dublin, Arran is presently sitting in a number of insurance arbitrations. Arran is listed, as arbitrator, by Global Arbitration Review in their Arbitration Research Tool. Arran has been involved in some 100 ADR processes either at hearing or by giving pre-hearing advice with the sum at issue ranging from small consumer disputes up to multi-million commercial disputes. He also acts as a Tribunal Secretary most recently working with a common law silk sitting as a single member Tribunal on a telecommunications dispute. Arran is Deputy Head of Arbitration & ADR at 33 Bedford Row. Notable Cases Notable Cases As Counsel: Patrick O'Leary Trading as O'Leary Lissarda v John Ryan  IEHC 820 Leading case in the Republic of Ireland on whether an arbitrator may award discovery. Appeared, in Dublin High Court, for the successful respondent/ appellant led by John Tackaberry Q.C in resisting the claimant’s application to set aside an arbitral award and successfully brought cross application to enforce the award. As Mediator: Arran has recently acted in disputes between borrowers and their lenders with sums of up to €1 million at issue. Appointments Appointments In 2017 Arran was a consultant to the Council of Europe for their arbitration training in Armenia. In 2019 Arran was appointed a visiting Professor at the Business and Law School in Lahore, Pakistan. Publications Publications Arran has co-written three editions of the leading Irish text Arbitration Law (Round Hall, Dublin 2008, Dublin 2014 and Dublin October, 2018). He has also contributed to the 2nd edition of Dr Lukas Klee's International Construction Contract Law (Wiley, 2018). The 3rd edition of Arbitration Law was nominated as a finalist in the law book of the year cateogory at the 2019 Irish Law Awards. He has co-written a chapter on 'Arbitrability: What Are We Waiting For? Known Unknowns and the ‘Black Swans’ Ahead' published in 2019 ' A Brand New World: The Evolution and Future of Arbitration' Arran has contributed around 40 articles to journals such as Global Arbitration Review, Irish Bar Review, Commercial Law Practitioner, Irish Law Times, MENA Business Law Review, Employment Law Reports and Qatar Business Law Review. Arran has been the co-editor of the Construction, Engineering and Energy Law Journal of Ireland since 2015. Memberships Memberships Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Selected domestic and international arbitral panels, including Law Society of England and Wales Panel of Arbitrators. Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Board of Trustees 2017-2020. Member of the Council of King's Inns 2010-2016 co-opted in 2017 and re-elected in 2018 until 2020. Coordinator for the Society of Construction Law (SCL) in Dublin and member SCL Council. Member of Bar Council of Ireland's Library committee. Past roles: Chairman of the Irish Branch of the European Court of Arbitration (2013-2015) Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Board of Management (2013-2015) Seminars Seminars October, 28 2017 'Family Law and Family Mediation' seminar at BPP University, Lambeth spoke on ' Effective ADR'. Arran chaired the December, 2018 seminar at the DIFC Academy, Dubai on ' 'Dealing Effectively with Construction & Infrastructure Disputes' He spoke in September 2019 at the DIFC Academy, Dubai on ' Expert Evidence in Arbitration.' Spoke for KFRCI at a webinar on April 23, 2020 'How to become an arbitration practitioner' Spoke on June 25, 2020 ' Mediation as a tool of sustanable justice between London & Milan.' Panel member for July 20 webinar organised by DIFC Academy, Dubai, in association with 33 Bedford Row, 'Making & Defending Claims For Time and Money.' Education and Training Education and Training Diploma in Arbitration, (2003), National University of Ireland, Dublin. Diploma in International Commercial Arbitration, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators course held at Keble College, Oxford (2005) Diploma in Construction Law (2010) Former Clients Former Clients Arran has acted for a range of clients from private individuals to large companies. He has been instructed by local authorities such as Cork County Council, Wexford County Council in Ireland and Suffolk County Council in England. Awards & Prizes Awards & Prizes 2015 Nominated for ADR lawyer of year. Irish Law Awards 2016 Best for Dispute Resolution, Acquisition International, Dispute Resolution Awards. 2017 Lawyer of the year (Ireland), Finance Monthly. 2018 ADR Lawyer of the year (Ireland), Finance Monthly. 2019 Nominated for book of year, Irish Law Awards. Arbitration & Mediation Arbitration & Mediation Arran has particular experience in moving court applications for interim relief, to enforce arbitral awards and to have them set aside. Teaching Experience Teaching Experience Arran is a former full time member of the School of Law at Dublin City University. He has been a regular part-time law lecturer, tutor or guest lecturer for a number of institutions, including Robert Gordon University, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Dublin City Univeristy, Dublin Institute of Technology, Independent College Dublin, Law Society of Ireland, University College Cork, University of Limerick and the University of Maynooth. In 2017 Arran was a consultant to the Council of Europe for their arbitration training in Armenia. In 2019 Arran was appointed a visiting Professor at the Business and Law School in Lahore, Pakistan. Whilst Arran has often lecturered/provided training in arbitration, mediation and/or ADR he also has significant experience of delivering training/lecturing in other legal areas. He can provide training on site or via online platforms Construction Construction Arran holds a Diploma in Construction law and has increasingly focused on this area of work since taking that course. He is a member of the Council of the Society of Construction Law. He is a part time lecturer on Robert Gordon University's LL.M which has been ranked as one of the top 5 construction law master's in the world. Arran regularly talks on construction law issues particuarly in the MENA region speaking for the DIFC Academy in December, 2018 and July, 2020. He has advised and/or represented sub-contractors, employers and members of the design team in a range of disputes.