Chartered Institute of Arbitrators East Asia Branch (CIArb (EAB))
Mary qualified as a barrister before moving to industry (shipping and insurance) and then requalified as a solicitor and practicing in London. She moved to Hong Kong in 1992 where she practised as a solicitor, including as partner at Hong Kong and international law firms, the last being SNR Dentons. In 2013, she joined the Hong Kong Bar and rejoined the English Bar to focus on her Arbitrator and Mediator practice. Mary specialises in commercial dispute resolution. She has been appointed arbitrator since 1996 and sits as arbitrator on arbitrations seated in Hong Kong, Singapore, London and elsewhere, and is on the panel of a number of many arbitration centres and institutions. She is also on a number of mediator panels and has mediated large international commercial disputes in London, Singapore and Hong Kong. Mary is the current Chair of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (East Asia Branch), Member of ICC Commission on Arbitration and Board member of ArbitralWomen. She is also spearheading the formation of ARIAS Asia for the arbitration of insurance and reinsurance disputes.