Angela Grahame QC FCIArb
Queens Counsel, Arbitrator & Accredited Mediator
Angela Thomson Grahame QC, FCIArb, Accredited Mediator
Admitted Advocate to the Scottish Bar in 1995 and became Queen’s Counsel in Scotland in 2009. She was admitted to the Bar of England and Wales (Middle Temple) in 2019. She is a practising member of Compass Chambers in Edinburgh and retains a Door Tenancy in 3PB London.
Angela is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and is an Honorary Lecturer with a special interest in International Arbitration (University of Aberdeen). She practices in domestic and International Arbitration. She is a member of the CIArb Professional Conduct Committee, London. She has been appointed as an Arbitrator on various Panels domestic and international.
She has been appointed by the Lord President as Arbitrator under the Untraced Drivers’ Agreement between DfT and the Motor Insurers’ Bureau (2021 to date)
She is an Accredited Mediator (2019) and has conducted multiple mediations as sole and a co-mediator. She is a member of the Panel of Mediators for the Lothian & Borders Mediation Sheriff Court Service (formerly the Edinburgh Mediation Sheriff Court Service)
She has been retained as counsel and appointed as an Arbitrator in international arbitrations. She has also written and lectured extensively on the subject. She is co-author of The Scottish Arbitration Handbook (2nd ed.) (2021); & ‘Scotland’: (eds: Mistelis, Shore, Ribeiro), World Arbitration Reporter, 2nd Ed., (Juris Publishing, 2018)
Arbitrations as Counsel and as Arbitrator
Full Details are available, but Angela has experience acting as a neutral in arbitrations and other tribunals, including
- Spanish contract dispute with declaratory and executory orders and compensation. (Second arbitration following on from previous Final Award), Counsel
- Commercial Lease Dispute (Scottish Seat) Arbitrator
- Commercial Contract Dispute (English seat) Arbitrator
- MIB – claim by minor (Scottish Seat) Arbitrator