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Gareth Mills, Partner

Gareth has been based in our Middle East offices since 2010 and advises on commercial dispute resolution, regulatory and competition matters, international arbitrations and corporate restructuring with a particular focus on the Financial Services and TMT sectors.


Gareth has especial experience in international arbitrations having represented clients in LCIA, UNICTRAL and ICC Arbitral proceedings across a range of jurisdictions. Gareth also advises TMT clients in relation to regulatory compliance acting for operators, regulators and technology companies across the GCC.
Gareth is admitted to practise in England and Wales.


  • Acting for a Qatari Telecommunications company in a $680 million arbitration brought by a Saudi conglomerate resulting in the claim being dismissed and the entirety of the client’s costs being paid by the Claimant.
  • Acting for the Telecommunication Regulatory Authority of Bahrain in relation to the structural separation of the Bahrain Telecommunications Company BSC(c): the first project of its kind in the GCC.
  • Acting on the Awal Bank Administration which involves over 75 different claims in over 7 different jurisdictions