Arran Dowling-Hussey

  • Year of Call 2007

Introduction

Introduction

Arran is a barrister, adjudicator, arbitrator and mediator. He is called in Dublin, Belfast and London and registered in the Falkland Islands, and 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. 

Notable Cases

Notable Cases

Patrick O'Leary Trading as O'Leary Lissarda v John Ryan [2015] 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.

Appointments

Appointments

Since 2004 Arran has been a part-time law lecturer, tutor or guest lecturer for a number of institutions, including Robert Gordon University, Dublin City University, Law Society of Ireland, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Dublin Institute of Technology, University of Maynooth and the University of Limerick. In 2017 Arran was a consultant to the Council of Europe for their arbitration training in Armenia.

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).

Arran has contributed around 35 articles to journals such as Global Arbitration Review, Irish Bar Review, Commercial Law Practitioner, Irish Law Times and the Employment Law Reports. 

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 
Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Board of Trustees 

Member of the Council of King's Inns 2010-2016 and 2017-

Coordinator for the Society of Construction Law in Dublin
Chairman of the Irish Branch of the European Court of Arbitration (2013-2015)