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Robert Bradshaw



England & Wales, 2016




English , French , German


9 Cloak Lane, London,
United Kingdom


+44 20 3880 1540

Robert Bradshaw joined LALIVE in 2019 and specialises in international commercial and investment arbitration. He has acted as counsel in a number of arbitrations under the ICC, LCIA, ICSID and UNCITRAL Rules, applying various procedural and substantive laws, in both French- and English-language proceedings. He has represented clients in sectors including the energy, mining, media and telecommunications, construction, IT, healthcare, food and hospitality industries.

He is a member of various professional associations, including the ICC Young Arbitrators Forum, Young ICCA, the CIArb Young Members Group and the LCIA Young International Arbitration Group. Currently, he is the UK Vice-Chair for the Young ITA, the under-40s branch of the Institute for Transnational Arbitration.

Before joining LALIVE, Robert Bradshaw trained with Hogan Lovells in London (2014-2016) and went on to work as an associate in the firm’s international arbitration team in Paris (2016-2018). He graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2013 with a degree in Law with German, having spent a year studying at the Free University of Berlin. He also holds a Master of Laws from BPP University, London.

Five tips from disputes lawyers for parties considering third-party funding

Robert Bradshaw, Robert Denison, 2023

Financier Worldwide, Managing and Resolving Commercial Disputes 2023, p. 45-53

Witness Credibility and the (Un)Reliability of Demeanour Evidence

Robert Bradshaw, 2022

In: ASA Bulletin, Vol. 40 (2022), Issue 1, pp. 46 - 60

Deception and detection: the use of technology in assessing witness credibility

Robert Bradshaw, 2021

Arbitration International, 17 March 2021

Legal Stability and Legitimate Expectations: Does International Investment Law Need a Sense of Proportion?

Robert Bradshaw, 2020

European Investment Law and Arbitration Review, Vol. 5, pp. 240-264, 11 December 2020

When there’s smoke but no fire: English court rejects defence based on “indicia” of corruption

Robert Bradshaw, 2020

Practical Law Arbitration Blog, 5 September 2020

How to Obtain Evidence from Third Parties: A Comparative View

Robert Bradshaw, 2019

Journal of International Arbitration, Vol. 36 (2019), Issue 5, pp. 629-658

Rashtriya Raksha University Investment Arbitration Academy

Mining disputes and investment arbitration

13/12/2022 Online Robert Bradshaw Guest Lecturer

Young ICCA

25th ICCA Congress, Young ICCA Workshop: “Arbitration Shark Tank”

21/09/2022 Edinburgh Robert Bradshaw Speaker

Hague University of Applied Sciences

Dispute Resolution Minor: Witness evidence in arbitration

08/12/2021 Online Robert Bradshaw Guest Lecturer

Swiss Arbitration Academy

Introduction to aspects of corruption in international arbitration

07/11/2021 Online Robert Bradshaw Speaker

Young ITA Talks

The psychology of witness evidence and its role in tribunal decision-making

21/10/2021 London Robert Bradshaw Moderator