Panel of Investor State Mediators

  • Number of mediations in total

  • Years of mediation experience

  • Accreditation

    Civil and Commercial - CMC Mediator

Mr. Paul Sills

Arbitrator & Mediator

Language: English

Location: United Kingdom

Nationality: New Zealander

Jurisdiction: New Zealand

Profile: https://paulsills.co.nz/ & https://arbitra.co.uk/arbitrators-mediators/profile/paul-sills


100 St Paul’s Churchyard, London EC4M 8BU, UK

Tel: +44 2079367070

Email: info@arbitra.co.uk , paul.sills@paulsills.co.nz

Membership of Mediation Panels

Civil and Commercial - CMC Mediator, Arbitrators and Mediators Institute of New Zealand (AMINZ) – Fellow Arbitration & Mediation, Distinguished Fellow with International Academy of Mediators (IAM), Member of the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), Member of the Dispute Resolution Board Foundation (DRBF), Member of International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA), Member of Arbitration Ireland, Member of the International Bar Association(IBA), Fellow, Resolution Institute – Australasia – Fellow, Prime Disputes London – Fellow, Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators – Fellow, AMINZ Deputy Director of Professional Studies (Mediation and Arbitration), Arbitrators and Mediators Institute of New Zealand – Mediation, Arbitration and Farm Debt Mediation Panels, Ministry of Justice Landlord/Tenant Dispute Scheme – Mediation and Arbitration Panels, New Zealand Sport and Recreation Complaints & Mediation Service – Mediation Panel, Maritime Mediation Centre (Athens) – Panel member, Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) – Mediation and Arbitration Panel member, Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC) –Panel of Arbitrators & Mediators

Areas of Mediation Expertise

Aviation & Airports, Banking & Finance, Commercial, Construction, Engineering & Infrastructure, Corporate, Energy, Fintech, Insurance, Maritime & Transport, Professional Services, TMT & IP, Superyachts, Sports

Other relevant Mediation Experience

2010 – 2022 – numerous articles and papers published in New Zealand, Australia and UK, 2022 – Prime Disputes Award for Global Recognition in Commercial Mediation, 2021 – NZ Lawyer Most Influential Lawyer Award (change maker category), 2020 - New Zealand Law Awards: Mediator of the Year, 2020 – Prime Dispute “Equality and Diversity Leader Award in Dispute Resolution”, 2019 – Arbitrators and Mediators Institute of New Zealand (AMINZ), Anne Edge Memorial Award for Excellence in Fellowship Examinations, 2019 - Arbitrators and Mediators Institute of New Zealand (AMINZ), Fellowship Mediation Prize for Top marks in Written Examinations, 2019 – New Zealand Awards: Mediator of the Year Finalist, 2019 – LawFuel New Zealand’s 10 Leading Mediators, 1995 – New Zealand Law Society Bar Examinations, First place in Auckland, 1994 – New Zealand National Champion University Witness Examination

Training and Professional Development

Paul has completed the CEDR/ICSID/ECT Investor/State Mediator Course in January 2022. Paul runs the Fellowship advanced training for mediators and arbitrators in New Zealand where he was originally based. He has trained at the Harvard Program on Negotiation, focusing on complex and multi-party disputes, particularly those with a public policy or public interest component.

Other Areas of Dispute Resolution Expertise

Arbitration, Litigation