Shearman And Sterling

David Hume is counsel in the International Arbitration practice.

He is based in the UAE and is qualified in England & Wales and New Zealand, with rights of audience before the ADGM and DIFC Courts.

David acts for multinational and State-owned companies in commercial arbitrations under the ICC and LCIA Rules, as well as large-scale construction and engineering disputes in institutional and ad hoc arbitration, Dispute Board proceedings, and related litigation.

David conducts his own advocacy, as well as working with co-counsel, and regularly cross-examines fact and expert witnesses on a range of technical and/or complex matters.  David also speaks and trains others regularly on arbitration and construction-related matters.