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John Almeida

Legal Director


Business Disputes


Commercial & Contractual Disputes, International Arbitration

John practises in the areas of constitutional, general administrative and public law with particular experience of written constitutions and human rights, international arbitrations involving investment, privatisation and infrastructure disputes, as well as in numerous ad hoc arbitrations including under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea.

He represents Governments, International Cooperation's and appears frequently in the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council.


  • BAES v Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
  • Carlos Hamilton and Jason Lewis v The Queen [2012] UKPC 31
  • Taitt v The State [2012] UKPC 38
  • Pratt & Morgan-v-The Queen
  • N Lewis & Others-v-The Queen
  • Boodram (Dole Chadee-v-The State
  • Grape Bay Limited v. Attorney General
  • FWOil-v-The Goverment of The Republic of Trindad and Tobadgo
  • Miguel v The State [2011] UKPC 14
  • Villeneuve v Gaillard [2011] UKPC 1
  • Construction Developers Association Ltd v The Government of Jamaica (ICC) Case No. 13448
  • BIMINI Blue Coalition Ltd V Prime Minister of The Bahamas & ORS (2014)
  • UC Rusal Alimina Jamaica Limited and others v Wynette Miller and others [2014] UKPC 39
  • Crociani and others (Appellants) v Crociani and others [2014] UKPC 40