Mr. Morton is a partner in the dispute resolution & litigation practice group. He focuses on arbitration and commercial litigation and is a coordinator of the firm’s international arbitration practice group.
Mr. Morton is involved in all aspects of arbitration and commercial litigation which frequently include an international dimension. His experience includes acting for clients in a variety of sectors including aviation, energy, commodities, maritime, telecoms, finance and sports.
Over recent years, Mr. Morton has dealt with numerous institutional arbitrations (commonly ICC or LCIA), trade association arbitrations (e.g. LMAA, FOSFA, ICA and GAFTA), and ad-hoc arbitrations as well as substantial High Court trials and appeals. Many of the cases Mr. Morton deals with are international contractual disputes, including issues of jurisdiction as well as arguments on the merits.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Peter R. Morton