Welcome to John Beechey CBE in association with Studio Legale Landi

John Beechey CBE
John Beechey is among the best-known arbitrators in the world. He is a member of Arbitration Chambers (Hong Kong and London - www.arbchambers.com). He has served as chairman, party-appointed arbitrator, or sole arbitrator on international arbitral tribunals around the world in both 'ad hoc' (including UNCITRAL) and institutional arbitrations under the Rules of, inter alia, the European Development Fund (EDF), International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), International Centre for Dispute Resolution/ American Arbitration Association (ICDR/AAA), International Center for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA), Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) and the Stockholm Chamber. He is a past President of the International Court of Arbitration of the ICC (2009-2015). His term of office is regarded as one, which brought about significant reform to, and the reinvigoration of, the ICC Court. He had previously served on the Executive Board of the AAA in New York and as a Vice-President and member of the Board of the LCIA. Before his retirement from private practice, he was the founding partner and Head of the highly regarded International Arbitration Group of Clifford Chance LLP. He is a member of the Governing Board of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA), the Chairman of the Board of the BVI International Arbitration Centre, a member of the ICC Commission on Arbitration, a Council member of the ICC Institute of World Business Law, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a member of the Investment Advisory Panel of Woodsford Litigation Funding. He participated in the ground-breaking IBA working groups responsible for the Rules on the Taking of Evidence in International Commercial Arbitration and the Conflicts of Interest Guidelines. As an Observer (initially, for the AAA and latterly for the ICC) at the UNCITRAL Working Group, John contributed to the revision of the UNCITRAL Model Law and the UNCITRAL Rules of Arbitration. He is an occasional lecturer at the Universities of Columbia in New York, Oxford, Milan, Munich and Vienna and at the Max-Planck Institute in Luxembourg. He is in demand as a panelist at international arbitration conferences and as an arbitrator at the Willem C Vis International Commercial Moot.

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Niccolò Landi
Niccolò Landi has served and serves variously as presiding arbitrator and sole arbitrator in arbitrations administered by the Milan Chamber of Arbitration (CAM), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the Vienna International Arbitral Centre (VIAC) and in ad hoc domestic Italian and international arbitration proceedings. He also acts as administrative secretary to tribunals before the ICC and the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID). Niccolò is a member of the International Centre for Disputes Resolution (ICDR) Panel of Arbitrators and Mediators. He is a former co-chair of Arbit - the Italian Forum for Arbitration and ADR (2016-2017) - and a current member of its Advisory Board. Niccolò has acted as a member of the Global Advisory Board of the International Center for Dispute Resolution Young and International (ICDRY&I) and as a Vice-President of the Alumni Association of the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot (MAA). Niccolò is President of the Supervisory Body established under the Legislative Decree No. 231/2001of several multinationals, overseeing their compliance in Italy with all applicable corporate governance and ethical rules. He lectures on arbitration-related topics at the University of Roma Tre and at the University of Turin. He also teaches the “Master in Public Procurement Management for Sustainable Development” and “Master in International Trade Law” courses at the International Training Centre of the International Labor Organization. A member of the Milan Bar, having graduated in law from Siena University, he holds a Master of Laws (LL.M.) from University College Dublin. He is admitted to appear before the Italian Supreme Court.

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The association between John Beechey CBE* and Niccolò Landi of Studio Legale Landi brings together the practices of two established arbitration practitioners. The principals offer to users (i) services of the highest professional standard and integrity, appropriate to the case at hand; (ii) a sensitivity to cultural diversity inherent in international dispute resolution; and (iii) their experience of conducting arbitration proceedings under a variety of legal systems in many parts of the world.

* incorporated in Hong Kong as BeecheyArbitration Ltd.

The services provided include:

» serving as arbitrator on arbitral tribunals in arbitrations world-wide, both ‘ad hoc’ and under institutional rules
» providing administrative assistance to arbitral tribunals world-wide
» acting as appointing authority, notably to deal with the constitution of, and challenges to, arbitral tribunals
» 'ad hoc' consultancy on international arbitration matters**

** John Beechey and Niccolò Landi are not licensed to practice as counsel of record before the Hong Kong courts.

John Beechey and Studio Legale Landi have an established international presence -
at Arbitration Chambers in Hong Kong SAR and in London, and in Milan.