Constantine Partasides QC has been appointed as a Director of the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) Board. He joins the Board with Kate Cervantes-Knox.

The LCIA Board, which comprises prominent arbitration practitioners, is principally concerned with the operation and development of LCIA’s business and with its compliance with applicable company law. It also maintains a close interest with the LCIA’s administrative function, particularly through the Arbitration Court, whose members it appoints.

Chairman of the LCIA Board, Audley Sheppard QC, said on the appointments “with their international experience and strategic acumen, Kate and Constantine will be excellent additions to the Board”.

LCIA Director General, Professor Dr Jacomijn van Haersolte-van Hof, added “I’m delighted that Kate and Constantine are joining the LCIA Board. I look forward to working with them in continuing to bolster the LCIA’s operations and to support the ever developing and diverse needs of the international business community”.

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Constantine, a founding partner of the firm based in our London office, is recognised in all major directories and publications. Chambers UK list him as a “Star Individual” in International Arbitration—one of only two lawyers with this ranking, he was named in the “Hall of Fame” for International Arbitration in the 2021 edition The Legal 500 UK, and has been ranked as one of the “Top 20” individuals in the world of commercial arbitration every year since 2011 by Who’s Who Legal.

Constantine is a co-author of the fourth, fifth, and sixth editions of the leading textbook on international arbitration, “Redfern and Hunter on International Arbitration”.

Constantine is a solicitor-advocate (Higher Courts Civil) and was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2014. He was educated at King’s College, London, and Cambridge University.

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