Robert Hunter represents corporations and states before international tribunals and advises on the law and policy of foreign direct investment.
Robert has more than 35 years’ continuous experience of complex international dispute resolution, with substantial periods in each of London, New York and Germany.
He focuses on the management of complex international disputes relating to capital projects, corporate transactions, international contracts, joint ventures and development agreements, government projects and investment treaties.
In addition to his advocacy and advisory work he is regularly appointed by parties and institutions alike as an arbitrator, both in ad hoc proceedings and under institutional rules including DIS, ICC and LCIA.
Robert has exceptional cross-cultural expertise and a dual-qualification in England and Germany. The disputes in which he has been involved as counsel and arbitrator have concerned projects and contracts in four continents with seats of arbitration ranging from Singapore and Hong Kong, through Cairo and most significant European arbitration centres, to New York and Washington D.C.
Robert is a long-standing member of the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR, a member of the Advisory Board of the German Arbitration Institute, a member of the Executive Committee of the MCIA Users Council (TMT) and on the panel of arbitrators of the Beijing Arbitration Commission. He has been a senior consultant to the World Bank advising governments on investment policy framework.