Ben Giaretta is a dispute resolution partner in Mishcon de Reya LLP. He has represented clients on disputes throughout the world, including Europe, Africa and the Americas, and particularly in Asia: he lived and worked in Singapore for seven years.
Ben appears as counsel in arbitration and often sits as arbitrator. He has been appointed sole arbitrator, party-nominated arbitrator, presiding arbitrator and emergency arbitrator in over 25 cases. He specialises in the resolution of disputes in the energy & resources, construction, engineering and infrastructure sectors.
Educated at Oxford University, he also has a Postgraduate Diploma in International Arbitration from Queen Mary University of London. He is a Chartered Arbitrator and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and a Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators. He is on the panel of arbitrators of several arbitral institutions, including the SIAC, the HKIAC, the KLRCA, the VIAC and the KCAB.
Ben is ranked in Band 1 in Chambers where he is described as "held in very high regard by market sources" and "very smart and very commercial". He is also listed as a Leading Individual in Legal 500, which calls him "a standout lawyer for international dispute work". In addition, he is identified in Who's Who Legal as being among the world's leading arbitration and mediation specialists, and he is recommended for international arbitration in Benchmark Litigation, Expert Guides and Best Lawyers.