Dean has 35 years' experience of construction and engineering law, and extensive experience in international arbitration and mediation in connection with projects in almost all countries in the Asia Pacific region as well as the Middle East. He has been involved in arbitrations, as arbitrator, and as a party representative and advocate in ad hoc arbitrations and under the rules of the ICC, UNCITRAL, HKIAC, KLRCA and LCIA. Dean is an active arbitrator and mediator (accredited by HKIAC 1999), a member of Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre Panel of Mediators and List of Arbitrators and a member of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Hong Kong Branch) Panel of Arbitrators. Dean is Chairman of the Appeal Tribunal Panel under the Building's Ordinance, Hong Kong.

Dean's latest work


    • 2016
      Author of: "The Interpretation and Uniformity of the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration: Focusing on Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore"
    • 2001
      Senior Resident Partner, Hong Kong, Pinsent Masons
    • 1999
      Accredited Mediator
    • 1998
      Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators
    • 1996
      Head of Construction in Hong Kong, Pinsent Masons
    • 1995
      Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
    • 1990
      Admitted as Barrister and Solicitor, Australian Capital Territory and Australian Federal Court,
    • 1990
      Partner, Pinsent Masons
    • 1988
      Joined Pinsent Masons
    • 1988
      Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
    • 1984
      Admitted as Solicitor in Hong Kong
    • 1984
      Deacons, Hong Kong
    • 1983
      Rowe Watts and Wood
    • 1983
      Admitted as Solicitor in England and Wales
    • 1980
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    Out-Law / Insight by Dr Dean Lewis