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Ian Gaunt
MA (Cantab); FCIArb; DiplCArb

Full Member, LMAA Committee, Supporting Members Liaison Committee


Cambridge University Law Degree 1972.
Called to the Bar Middle Temple 1973.
Harmsworth Major Entrance Exhibitioner.
Astbury Scholarship 1974.
Assistant Parliamentary Counsel: 1976-1979.

Partner, Sinclair Roche & Temperley: 1981-1999.

Senior Vice President-International, Carnival Corporation and Carnival plc: 1999-2008, having overall responsibility for commercial and legal management of Carnival Group shipbuilding programme.

Main Board Director, The UK P and I Club: 2004-2008.

Board Member - Maritime London.

Full time Arbitrator since 2008.

Honorary Secretary of the LMAA: 2010-2015.

Member of The Baltic Exchange.

Member of CMAC, SHIAC and SIS Arbitration Panels.

Particular experience of commercial, technical and legal aspects of ship sale and purchase, shipbuilding and related financing agreements.

Arbitration experience includes disputes concerning shipbuilding, ship repair and conversion contracts, charterparties, sale and purchase agreements and contracts of affreightment. Party appointed arbitrator in LMAA and LCIA arbitrations, sole arbitrator and third arbitrator/chairman in LMAA and LCIA arbitrations.

Fluent in German, French and Italian. Mandarin Chinese (intermediate reading and spoken).

President of the LMAA 2017-2020.


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