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Gareth Mills, Partner

Gareth advises on commercial dispute resolution and international arbitrations.


Gareth has been based in our Manama office since 2010 and advises on commercial dispute resolution and international arbitrations with particular focus on the communications sector. Gareth has especial experience in international arbitrations having represented clients in LCIA, UNCITRAL and ICC Arbitral proceedings across a range of jurisdictions. Gareth is the ALFA Young Lawyer representative for our Manama Office.

Gareth is admitted to practise in England and Wales.


  • Successfully advising a regulatory authority in a two year UNICTRAL arbitration with a dominant operator, resulting in the regulator's decision being upheld and a fine of in excess of USD$ 1.85 million being imposed upon the operator
  • Successfully advising a regional telecommunications operator in an LCIA arbitration brought against it for USD$ 680 million resulting in the claim being dismissed and the costs of the action being recovered
  • Successfully advising a sovereign wealth fund in relation to a claim in the Bahrain Chamber for Dispute Resolution for the return of a USD$ 16 million investment, resulting in the return of the full investment and additional discretionary damages being awarded
  • Successfully advising a Saudi Arabian business in relation to the appeal of a UNICTRAL Arbitration award to the Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague