Michael Cover

Contract Form Familiarity:

FIDIC "Rainbow Suite" of Contracts

Membership of Professional Bodies and Learned Societies:

FCIArb; Chartered Arbitrator; FACICA; FSIArb; Certified Mediator with the International Mediation Institute, The Hague; Supporting Member of the London Maritime Arbitrators Association (Aspiring Full Member); Trained as an Investor State Dispute Mediator (ICSID, ECT and CEDR)

Panel Listings and Appointments:

CIArb Panels of Arbitrators and Mediators; Arbitration Panel of the Dubai International Arbitration Centre; Mediation Panel of the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration; AIAC Arbitration, Adjudication and Mediation Panels. CEDR Mediation and Arbitration Panels; Law Society Arbitration and Mediation Panels; WIPO List of Neutrals; RICS Dispute Board Register

Judge at the UK Mediation Skills Competition 2015 and the ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition, Paris 2014; Convener of the Mediators' New Breakfast Club; Speaker at the Gulf Engineering Forum, Bahrain, 2018 and GAR Live Abu Dhabi, 2018

Educational Qualifications:

  • LLB The University of Southampton, England

  • Accredited Mediator, CEDR 2002

  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators 2006

  • Chartered Arbitrator 2008


English, French and German

Mediate with Michael

Our online ADR management system is provided by DisputesEfiling.com Limited, a Cloud based system hosted in Tier 3 data centres in three separate geographical locations in England. In order to book Michael to mediate you need to either:


(a) Register with DEF online to login to the Platform. To do so please click on the button below. You will be taken to the DEF platform where you need to Register.  Once registered you can add your case and start mediation.

(b) If you do not want to apply online please either email Hunt Mediation or call us on 020 7043 1674.

Sector Expertise:

IP and Technology, Insurance, Energy, Major Projects, Maritime, Defence, International Trade Disputes

Dispute Resolution Experience:

Sitting as sole arbitrator in International Trade Disputes; Cross-Border Licensing and Contractual Disputes; Public Procurement Disputes; Shareholder Disputes; handed down over 65 awards. Mediator in over 220 mediations, many of a Cross-Border or Cross-Cultural nature. Numerous Adjudications as a World Intellectual Property Organisation Domain Name Panellist.