Gavin Dingley FCIArb

“Skilled on witnesses’ cross-examination and assessment of evidence.”

Legal 500 London Bar 2023, Tier 4 Sports Law


Gavin’s commercial practice has a focus on international commercial arbitration, cross border litigation and related court applications. He advises UNHWI and international corporations and often acts as part of large multi-jurisdictional legal teams as led or sole counsel in complex commercial disputes involving parties from Africa, Asia and the Middle East. He represents clients in disputes administered by the DIFC, CAS or under the LCIA, DIAC, SCC, ICC, SIAC and UNCITRAL Rules, and also has experience handling a range of court applications related to arbitration, including anti-suit injunctions, freezing orders or interim relief in support of arbitration and enforcement of arbitral awards.

As part of his regulatory practice Gavin represents institutions and individuals before various disciplinary tribunals and regulators with a particular focus on sports and is ranked as a leading junior by the Legal 500. He is often instructed by international clients requiring specialist advocacy skills before domestic and international arbitral tribunals such as the Court of Arbitration for Sport, Fédération Equestre Internationale and the Basketball Arbitral Tribunal. To date, Gavin has advised on contractual disputes, immigration, compensation, selection, doping, eligibility, safeguarding, integrity and disciplinary issues affecting athletes, management, clubs and leagues from a range of different sports and jurisdictions.


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