Timothy Young QC's principal area of practice is international trade, embracing shipping, commodities, insurance, the carriage and sale of goods, banking and related disciplines. He appears principally in the High Court and the Court of Appeal and before various international arbitration tribunals.
He also acts as an arbitrator, either sole or as a member of a panel, accepting appointments under the rules of the London Maritime Arbitrators Association, the London Court of International Arbitration, the International Chamber of Commerce, and the Singapore International Arbitration Centre or ad hoc, if required.
Panel member of tribunals operating under the rules of the International Chamber of Commerce and the London Court of International Arbitration. On panel of arbitrators of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre and a supporting member of the London Maritime Arbitrators Association.
Appearing frequently as advocate before international arbitrations under all the rules of all major international institutions in relation to all manner of trading and financial disputes.
Also, prior to its supersession by the Financial Ombudsman Service, on the panel of arbitrators of the Securities and Futures Association.
Important reported cases as arbitrator:
- Nisshin v Cleaves
- The Saldanha
Much of Tim's work is in arbitration and therefore, by definition, confidential until the cases reach the courts, so many of his principal cases never reach the outside world, but the cases listed below, from several jurisdictions, give a taste of his work.