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Shai Wade

partner in the International Arbitration Group of Stephenson Harwood


Shai is a partner in the International Arbitration Group of Stephenson Harwood. He specialises in international arbitration, with a particular emphasis on large scale complex disputes in the Oil and Gas and Energy sectors, investment arbitration and international law. Shai serves as arbitrator and as counsel under rules of the major arbitration institutions, including the ICC, LCIA, UNCITRAL, ICSID and the arbitration rules of various trade associations. He is a former Co-Chair of the Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG) of the LCIA. Shai is regularly invited to talk publicly on topics relating to international arbitration, he teaches a regular seminar on dispute resolution in oil and gas contracts and is currently working on a commentary book on the International Arbitration Rules of the LCIA, commissioned by Sweet & Maxwell. He has professional affiliations in the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, LCIA, International Panel of Distinguished Neutrals, of the International Institute of Conflict Prevention & Resolution and the Energy Institute.