Campbell Herbert - McDermott Will & Emery


Campbell Herbert focuses his practice on complex, multi-jurisdictional disputes.

Campbell has experience advising on disputes under the UNCITRAL, LCIA, ICC, SIAC, HKIAC and ICSID Rules, as well as in national courts. Campbell’s work spans a broad range of industry sectors, jurisdictions, and applicable laws.

In addition to his work as counsel, Campbell has served as tribunal secretary and is a member of the AIAC Panel of Arbitrators and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He is admitted to practice law in England & Wales (solicitor advocate (civil)), New York, the Cayman Islands, New South Wales and New Zealand.

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  • Advising a multi-billion dollar alternative investment and private equity fund in connection with multiple Hong Kong-seated arbitrations, and ancillary court proceedings in Hong Kong, the Cayman Islands and St Kitts & Nevis*
  • Advising a global commerce platform in a landmark dispute in the English Commercial Court relating to the proper interpretation of a material adverse effect clause arising out of the company’s acquisition of two business-to-business payments technology providers during the COVID-19 pandemic*
  • Advised a multinational truck manufacturer in connection with its Europe-wide defence of claims arising from the European Commission’s decision relating to the trucks cartel, including in proceedings before the Competition Appeal Tribunal*

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  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Fellow


Leiden University, PhD candidate
University of Auckland, LLM (First Class Honours, Harmos Horton Lusk Scholar)
Victoria University of Wellington, LLB (First Class Honours)
Victoria University of Wellington, Bachelor of Commerce
College of Law, New Zealand, Certificate of Professional Legal Studies

England and Wales (Solicitor Advocate (Civil))
New York
Cayman Islands
New South Wales
New Zealand