Head of Arbitration & Alternative Dispute Resolution, 33 Bedford Row Chambers
Tariq is a barrister, mediator and arbitrator with experience in art law, complex commercial/chancery disputes with a particular focus on international disputes. He is the founding member of 33 Bedford Row Chambers (ADR group) and has taught ADR law as a visiting lecturer in number of universities. He has authored a number of articles in leading journals. Forthcoming publications include an article on ‘The QICDRC Rules on Construction Adjudication in the MENA Business Law Review, a book chapter in Czech & Central European Yearbook of Arbitration (CYArb) 2020. Tariq is a frequent speaker and has published extensively on issues related to ADR and settlement of international disputes.
Tariq’s law practice has included arbitration, commercial, chancery and mediation since 2007. He has served as Arbitrator, Counsel and Commercial Mediator in a wide range of property, construction and commercial disputes at both the domestic and international level. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) and is has been appointed on the Business Arbitration Scheme (BAS) (CIArb) panel. He has conducted ADR training for the Council of Europe. Tariq was appointed to the original Arbitration and Mediation pools of CAfA in June 2020.
He is a committee member of (AFIA) representing the Pakistan region. He is a committee member for the West Midland’s branch of CIArb. He is a member of the ADR committee for the Ministry of Law, AJK, Pakistan and he has acted as an advisor to the former Prime Minister of AJK, Pakistan on issues specifically related to ADR development in Pakistan.
Tariq’s educational background includes: Oxford University (Oxford Executive Leadership Programme); University of Manchester (PhD); University of Manchester (M.A.); (LLB). Tariq speaks, English, Urdu, Hindi and Punjabi
Jurisdiction: United Kingdom and Pakistan