Profile Victor Leginsky is a Chartered Arbitrator and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He is certified as a mediator through the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (London) [CEDR] and works frequently in respect of mediation with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (London) [RICS] and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He holds a JD (Juris Doctor) degree and a B.Ed. (Bachelor of Education), both from Canada. He has served as Arbitrator in about 100 cases, conducting both institutional and ad hoc arbitrations, and has conducted construction-related mediation. He confines his practice to that of a neutral (arbitrator / mediator), largely in construction and energy-related disputes. He is immediate past MENA Chapter Director of the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN). Victor is resident of and has been working in the Middle East for 12 years. He is Regional Pathway Leader for the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) and tutors Award Writing. He lectures frequently on dispute resolution in construction, oil and gas and general dispute resolution matters.