Amanda Lee

Amanda Lee


Firm or Organisation

Present Position

Type of Practitioner
Arbitrator, Counsel, Lawyer

Not available

Country of Residence
United Kingdom

Practice Areas
Arbitration, Commercial Law, Construction, Engineering, Corporate Law, Finance, Banking, Mediation, Other

International and domestic arbitration (ad hoc and under institutional rules); commercial litigation; mediation; construction adjudication; Privy Council procedure (appellate advice)

Bar Admission
Solicitor, United Kingdom (2010); Attorney, New York (2012); Solicitor-Advocate (Civil), England and Wales (2012); U.S. Supreme Court (2016)

LLB (Hons), Aberystwyth University; LPC, University of Law; Certificate in International Commercial Contract Law, PACE University;

Various, including: Be careful what you wish for: Satisfying the opponents and critics of ISDS Reform – Investment Treaty Arbitration, Vol. 12; To Enforce or Not to Enforce: That is the Question: Arbitral Awards Set Aside at Their Seat – Czech (& Central European) Yearbook of Arbitration: Arbitral Awards and Remedies, Vol. VIII, pp 135-156, 2016 (with Harald Sippel);

Visiting Lecturer, University of Law

Other Information
Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (2014-); Member, Global Advisory Board of ICDR Y&I (2020-); Founder, Careers in Arbitration (2019-); Director of ArbitralWomen (2018-); Member, YAWP Steering Committee (2018-); Chair, Professional Paralegal Register RRC (2018-); Global Chair, CIArb Young Members Group (2017-18); Public Relations Officer, CIArb London Branch (2015-18); Committee Member, CIArb London Branch (2015-2019); Co-Chairman, CIArb London and South East Young Members Group (2016-18); Chair, CIArb Young Members Group Global Steering Committee (2017-18); Ambassador, Alliance for Equality in Dispute Resolution (2018-); Professional Ambassador, Aspiring Solicitors (2014-); Mentor, University of Law Mentoring Scheme (2016-); University of Westminster Mentoring Scheme (2016-); Mentor, Queen Mary University of London (2018-); Member, ABA International Law Section International Arbitration Committee (2017-); Panel Member, CEDR Travel Arbitrator Panel; Panel Member, CIArb Business Arbitration Scheme; Panel Member, The Law Society of England and Wales Arbitration Panel; Panel Member, London Chamber of Arbitration and Mediation Arbitrator Panel;

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Professional Address

502/503 Davina House137-149 Goswell Road


United Kingdom

+ 44 (0) 20 8798 0150

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  • French: Conversational
  • : Conversational


Date Author Title Publication
15/08/2017 Amanda Lee FCIArb and Harald Sippel FCIArb. The Trump Effect on Arbitration CIArb YMG Newsletter
01/05/2017 Amanda Lee FCIArb and Harald Sippel FCIArb Fair Play: Reforming the CAS in the Aftermath of Pechstein
21/03/2017 Amanda Lee FCIArb “Never leave an athlete knocking at the gate of the Olympic Village”: the CAS ad hoc Division at the Rio Olympics CIArb YMG Newsletter
21/06/2016 Amanda Lee FCIArb Exercising an option to arbitrate – avoiding the pitfalls CIArb YMG Newsletter
01/06/2015 Amanda Lee FCIArb Justifiable doubts – Arbitrator removal under s.24(1)(a) of the Arbitration Act 1996 CIArb YMG Newsletter
11/12/2014 Amanda Lee FCIArb Sanctions for misconduct by legal representatives under new LCIA Arbitration Rules CIArb YMG Newsletter