MichaelTselentis, QC
Barrister
30 years’ experience in commercial arbitration and litigation in South Africa (1978-2000) and the United Kingdom (1996 to date), specializing in complex contractual disputes, shipping, commodities/international trade, mining and energy, engineering and construction, banking and professional negligence. Regularly accepts appointments as arbitrator in international commercial disputes.

For further career details, and list of principal cases/arbitration appointments please refer to the 20 Essex Street Chambers website, http://www.20essexst.com/member/michael-tselentis under Members/Queen’s Counsel.

Shipping, commodities/international trade and arbitration has been an integral part of his practice throughout.Back
CONTACT
Phone: +44 207 842 1208

E-mail: mtselentis@twentyessex.com

Country of Residence: United Kingdom

Nationality: South African / Greek
MAIN PRACTICE AREAS
  • COMMODITIES COAL
  • COMMODITIES GRAIN
  • OIL & GAS
  • SHIP BUILD & REPAIR
  • PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS
    Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK); the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators; the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration; the Association of Arbitrators (Southern Africa) and the Botswana Institute of Arbitrators

    Member, ICC (UK), LCIA, ARIAS (UK)

    Supporting Member, LMAA

    Member of a number of arbitration panels which include the Singapore International Arbitration Centre, the Arbitration Foundation of South Africa and the Dubai International Arbitration Centre
    ADMISSIONS
  • ENGLAND AND WALES
  • OTHER
  • EDUCATION
    B.A. LLB (Cape Town), 1971

    BCL (Oxford), 1975

    Called to the South African Bar, 1978

    Senior Counsel (South Africa), 1989

    Acting Judge, South African High Court, 1992

    Called to the English Bar (Gray's Inn), 1995

    Queen's Counsel, 2003

    Chartered Arbitrator (UK), 2008