The Rising Arbitrators Initiative seeks to support arbitration practitioners under 45 who have received their first appointment as arbitrator or who have at least seven years of international experience.
Wendy Miles QC has been appointed to the Advisory Council of the newly founded Rising Arbitrators Initiative with effect from 1 October 2020. Wendy is a barrister at Twenty Essex in London where she specialises in international arbitration and dispute resolution, with a particular focus on public and private international law. With over 25 years of experience, she sits as arbitrator and acts as counsel in numerous ad hoc proceedings and those conducted under all major institutional rules. Wendy is a Vice-President of the ICC Court of Arbitration and co-chair of the ICC Task Force on Arbitration of Climate Change Related Disputes. She is recognised for her expertise by the Chambers Guide and the Legal 500, and as a Global Elite Thought Leader by Who’s Who Arbitration.