Wendy Miles KC is a renowned international arbitration and dispute resolution specialist at Twenty Essex, focusing on private and public international law. With over 25 years of experience advising on international law matters, Wendy has conducted arbitrations under all major institutions and ad hoc, advising multinationals, including sovereign States and State entities, and multilateral State organisations. She also acts as counsel in arbitration and court proceedings across several sectors, including banking, construction, energy, financial services, gaming, insurance, licensing, manufacturing, natural resources, pharmaceutical, and telecommunications.
Wendy is a regarded arbitrator appointed to the ICSID Panel of Arbitrators and the ICSID Panel of Conciliators by the United Kingdom. She has a wealth of experience as an arbitrator and regularly conducts arbitrations in various sectors. Additionally, she has been a member of the ICC Court of Arbitration for almost a decade, serving as a Vice President for the last five years. Wendy has been involved in hundreds of arbitrations, and she has gained invaluable insights into myriad ICC court-mandated procedural issues and final award scrutiny.
In climate change and finance, Wendy is a global coordinating counsel to major corporates regarding climate change transition, disclosure, reporting, compliance, and investment. She works closely with the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and has represented it at the Conferences of the Parties on climate since 2015.