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Christopher Style is a Queen’s Counsel and arbitrator practising at One Essex Court.  He has more than 35 years experience of international dispute resolution, including acting as counsel and as arbitrator in institutional and ad hoc references with seats in many of the centres of international arbitration. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Deputy Chairman of the Board of the LCIA and one of the UK’s representatives on the ICC Commission on Arbitration. He is also a CEDR accredited mediator.

Between 1977 and 2012 Christopher Style practised at Linklaters in London. He became a partner in 1985 and held a number of senior management positions. He acquired solicitor’s higher courts rights of advocacy in 1997 and was appointed silk in 2006. He was called to the Bar to develop his practice as arbitrator in international commercial arbitration. He has been rated a leading practitioner by Chambers, the Legal 500 and GAR.  The Legal 500 says he is "very well prepared and conducts proceedings with a well-judged balance between thoroughness and efficiency".