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George Spalton

Barrister, 4 New Square
George Spalton specialises in commercial litigation and arbitration.

He is rated in Chambers and Partners / Legal 500 in the following seven areas (as well as being listed as a ‘Future Leader’ by Who’s Who):

  1. International Commercial Arbitration (nominated as Junior of the Year in 2016),
  2. Commercial Litigation,
  3. Offshore,
  4. Professional Liability,
  5. Professional Disciplinary and Regulatory work,
  6. Insurance and Reinsurance; and,
  7. Sports law.

George has particular experience of high-value and high-profile international and cross-border work and has been involved in cases in a number of jurisdictions in recent years including BVI (called in 2015), Cayman Islands, Trinidad, Dubai, Oman, Hong Kong and Singapore. He also accepts appointments as arbitrator and has acted as sole arbitrator and co-arbitrator in LCIA and ICAC arbitrations.
Contributed to


Tribunal secretaries in international arbitration
Tribunal secretaries in international arbitration
Practice notes

This Practice Note addresses the role often performed by tribunal secretaries (also referred to as arbitral secretaries or administrative secretaries or administrative assistants) in international arbitration. The Practice Note includes a discussion of P v Q, Sonatrach v Statoil and the Yukos case regarding the permissible use of tribunal secretaries.

Practice Area


  • Case Analysis Panel
  • Contributing Author

Qualified Year

  • 2004


  • LCIA
  • ChBA
  • PNBA
  • ADRL


  • LL.M (2005)
  • MA (Oxon) (2002)


  • Oxford University (1999-2002)
  • Columbia University (New York) (2004-2005)

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