William Frain-Bell is a Chartered Arbitrator with extensive experience in corporate and commercial international arbitration.
His expertise includes high value, complex construction, shipping, property and investor state disputes. His particular focus is on construction related disputes in the Middle East and he has a good working knowledge of the UAE Civil Code. He is also the Convenor of the Faculty of Advocates’ Dispute Resolution Service (FDRS) which is one of Scotland’s arbitrator appointing bodies.
He is a recognised and accredited CEDR Mediator and accepts mediation appointments regularly.
William is a keen rally navigator, sailor, golfer and skier. He has sailed across the Atlantic Ocean and keeps a Folkboat in Crinan, Argyll. He holds a Motorsport UK international cross-country rally licence and in 2019 was second in class in the Africa Eco Race from France to Dakar in Senegal. He is also a member of the Faculty of Advocates Yacht Club.
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