James Bridgeman FCIArb, Barrister at Law, Chartered Arbitrator, Certified Mediator

  • James Bridgeman is a practicing Barrister, Chartered Arbitrator, certified mediator and academic. He holds practicing certificates as Barrister both in Ireland and in England and Wales. His practice, with a focus on civil and commercial litigation, arbitration and ADR is based at the Law Library Dublin and Lamb Chambers London.


    He is a member of the Construction Contracts Adjudication Panel, established under Section 8 of the Construction Contracts Act, 2013. He is a Trustee of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a member of the ICSID panel of arbitrators and conciliators nominated by the Irish government. He has received appointments from WIPO, ICC, CIArb, NAF, CAC and Nominet. In 2010 he was appointed by DG Justice of the EU Commission to the expert group advising on the revision of the Brussels 1 Regulation and arbitration. In August 2014 he was appointed by the Central Bank of Ireland as a member of the quasi-judicial panel to carry out investigations of regulated entities under the Administrative Sanctions Procedure. In November 2014 he was appointed by the Council of the EU as a member of the panel of 15 arbitrators for the Protocol on Cultural Cooperation to the Free Trade Agreement between the EU and the Republic of Korea (Council Decision 2014/794/EU). He is named as a leading mediator by Who’s Who Legal.


    A graduate of Trinity College Dublin and Kings Inns Dublin, he holds a diploma in Arbitration Law (DIT 1990), diploma in International Arbitration Law (DIT, 1991), diploma in European Law (UCD 1994) and diploma in Construction Law and Contract Administration (TCD 2004).


    He is a faculty member of the TCD Diploma in Construction Law, the Law Society


    He initiated the adreurope.com project in 2007 and hosts the annual Dublin Forum on International Dispute Resolution. Full profile at www.adreurope.com


  • Register:

    First Name (required)

    Second Name (required)

    Company Name (required)

    Job Title (required)

    Contact Email (required)

    Phone Number (required)

    Promotional Code

    How did you hear about event


    Terms & conditions: By registering you agree to receive information about our events/updates etc. You can opt out of receiving emails at any time.