Todd was formerly a partner in a leading international law firm. Qualified in England, France and Canada, he has a broad range of experience handling complex international arbitrations involving disputes in the energy, construction, technology and agribusiness sectors. Todd has appeared as counsel in numerous international arbitrations, representing parties involved in project disputes, joint venture and post-M&A disputes and major commercial claims.
His experience includes advising clients on disputes prior to arbitration and covers the full spectrum of financial and technical issues that typically arise in large infrastructure and oil & gas projects, including petroleum production sharing disputes and responsibility for production shortfalls and project delays.
Todd sits regularly as an arbitrator and has served as Chairman, Sole arbitrator and co-arbitrator under the ICC, UNCITRAL, and LCIA Rules in both commercial and investment treaty cases.
Chambers Global has noted that Todd “is highly rated by market observers” and that clients remark that “his intellectual capability and client service are striking”, and that he is a “truly talented orator”. Described as “outstanding” he is listed as a “Leading Individual” in international arbitration by the Legal 500.