Profile submitted by Wendy J Miles QC
Wendy focuses on international arbitration, dealing with both private and public international law issues. She has acted as advisor and advocate for a number of international companies and states or state parties in arbitration proceedings conducted in various jurisdictions. She regularly acts as counsel in international arbitration proceedings administered under various international arbitral institutions and rules, including the ICC, LCIA, PCA, HKIAC, SIAC, SCC, ICSID and UNCITRAL, and ad hoc arbitration and public international law. She also regularly sits as an arbitrator in commercial and investor state disputes.
Ms. Miles QC is currently a Vice President of the ICC Court of Arbitration and IBA Arbitration Committee, and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. She is a representative on a number of other professional bodies, including the ICC Commission on Arbitration and ADR, where she co-chaired the Task Force on Costs in Arbitration. She is also a member of the BIICL lnvestment Treaty Forum, the ICC New Zealand lnternational Arbitration Committee, the lnternational Law Association, AMINZ, and the ΙΒΑ.
Ms. Miles QC is global head of international arbitration and is based in the London office of Boies, Schiller & Flexner (UK) LLP and an experienced Solicitor Advocate qualified in England and a Barrister and Solicitor qualified in New Zealand. Ms. Miles QC was lead co-counsel for South Sudan in the Abyei Arbitration, a major boundary delimitation proceeding conducted under the auspices of the PCA in The Hague.