Keisha is Head of the Dispute Appointment Service at the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. She manages the Institute’s facilitation of ADR services, and the implementation of all of the Institute’s ADR schemes. Keisha also oversees the appointment of arbitrators, mediators, adjudicators and experts in all cases where the Institute is appointing authority.
Prior to joining the Institute, Keisha was Deputy Registrar at the LCIA, where she worked for six years, managing the casework of arbitrations under the auspices of the LCIA Rules and the UNCITRAL Rules, and supervising the casework of the LCIA’s overseas ventures in Dubai, India, and Mauritius. In her last two years at the LCIA, she also assumed the position of Acting Registrar of DIFC-LCIA. In her various capacities, Keisha oversaw hundreds of international arbitrations and mediations in a wide range of industry sectors, including commodities, finance, energy, IT & telecoms, and construction & engineering.
Keisha is qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales, and has previously worked in private practice at the international law firm Reed Smith (London and San Francisco).