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Irish solicitors are delegates to ICC Commission on Arbitration
Solicitor John Gaffney

08 Nov 2022 / global Print

Irish solicitors delegates to ICC arbitration commission

Irish solicitor Gavin Woods (small picture) has been reappointed by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) National Committee of Ireland as a delegate to the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR.

Gavin Woods is a partner in Arthur Cox and has been a member of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR since 2018 as well as a member of the ICC’s national committee for Ireland.

He is also an executive committee member and a former president of Arbitration Ireland.

Solicitor John Gaffney was also reappointed. 

Positive contribution

Gaffney, who was admitted as a solicitor in 1994, currently works as senior counsel with arbitration group Al Tamimi and Co, in Abu Dhabi. He is also admitted in England and Wales and is an adjunct law professor at UCC.

Gaffney is also a member of the Law Society of Ireland.

The ICC is the institutional representative of over 45 million companies in +100 countries.

John Gaffney said this morning: ”I am grateful to ICC Ireland for entrusting me to represent Ireland as part of the Commission’s renewed membership from over 100 countries, comprising lawyers, in-house counsel, arbitrators, mediators, law professors and experts in various dispute resolution fields. 

Cost-effective dispute resolution

“I look forward to working with the other members and steering committee in the interest of efficient and cost-effective dispute resolution worldwide," he said.

“I’m looking forward to the support of the Law Society of Ireland throughout the course of my mandate,” he added.

Gavin Woods told Gazette.ie: “I am delighted to have been reappointed as an Irish representative to the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR."

“I look forward to making a positive contribution to the ICC’s leading think-tank and rule-making body for international dispute resolution. 

“I fully appreciate the support I have received from my colleagues from the Law Society of Ireland and Arbitration Ireland,” he added.

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