“Something of a legend in his own lifetime”
Chambers & Partners
“A veteran arbitrator and mediator in Asia and beyond”
The Legal 500 Asia Pacific
With a career in the law spanning more than 50 years, Edwin Glasgow has acquired extensive experience as a popular arbitrator and an outstandingly successful mediator, having successfully settled in excess of 90 per cent of many hundreds of mediations in which he has been appointed, both domestically and internationally. In addition to more than 300 domestic disputes, he has conducted arbitrations and mediations in Africa, Asia, Australia, Caribbean, France, Germany, Holland, Hong Kong, the Middle East, Mauritius, South Africa, and USA.
He was the founding chairman of the Singapore International Mediation Centre.
He accepts arbitral appointments from all major institutions, including ICC; LCIA; JAMS; SIAC; AFSA – in addition to ad hoc appointments.
He was chairman of the Financial Reporting Review Panel between 1992 and 1998, has extensive experience in complex financial disputes, and is a judge of the Qatar Financial Regulatory Tribunal, responsible principally for handling complex international financial matters.
He also has a particular interest in legal education: he was the founding chairman of both International Advocacy Training Council and of the UK Bar’s Advocacy Training Council.
Edwin has served as a judge, chairman or president on several prestigious panels and lectured on law, advocacy and ethics around the world. He also has extensive experience in sporting matters, and is the chairman of Sport Resolutions UK and was President of the FIA International Tribunal and Vice-President of the International Court of Appeal for more than 10 years.
He was awarded CBE 1998 and has been presented Lifetime Achievement Awards both in the UK and in South Africa.
Recent Arbitrations have included:
Mediations have included:
Arbitrations in Sports matters have included:
Edwin is recommended for Commercial Dispute Resolution, Public Inquiries and Mediation by Chambers & Partners, and The Legal 500 for Mediation and Sport
Legal Business Awards Lawyer of the Year 2005
“A veteran arbitrator and mediator in Asia and beyond.” The Legal 500 Asia Pacific
“His experience is unparalleled and it is impossible to pull the wool over his eyes.” The Legal 500
“Something of a legend in his own lifetime” Chambers & Partners
“Subtle yet highly effective, particularly at defusing emotion.” Chambers & Partners
“incredible degree of experience” Chambers & Partners