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Frederico Singarajah
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Frederico is an experienced international arbitrator, a fellow of the Chartered institute of Arbitrators and speaks native Portuguese and conversational Spanish.  He specialises in arbitrations in emerging markets, especially Latin America, Lusophone Africa, and South East Asia. He is listed as an arbitrator with the ICC, LCIA, CAM (Mozambique), AIAC (Malaysia) and ACICA (Australia).

He is experienced in international arbitrations in shipping, aviation, natural resources, traditional and renewable energy, banking and finance, construction and infrastructure and insurance and reinsurance sectors.  Frederico is experienced in many institutional rules including ICC, LCIA, ICDR, UNCITRAL, SCC, CAM-CCBC and LMAA and industry rules of GAFTA, FOSFA, LME, RSA and FCC.

Frederico is pleased to accept appointments as sole, panel and chair arbitrator.  As Frederico operates from London, Sydney and Rio de Janeiro, he will only charge for international travel from whichever is the closest to the desired destination.

His latest appointments include: as panel member in an LCA arbitration involving a multi-million dispute on the design and construction of a nuclear power plant in Latin America seated in London and as chair of an ICC arbitration in respect of a French investment in the photovoltaic sector seated in Geneva.


  • Native Portuguese
  • Spanish

Professional associations

  • Member of International Committee of the Bar Council
  • Member of Gray’s Inn Barristers’ Committee
  • Founder and Co-chair of Lex Anglo-Brasil
  • Honorary Member of the Instituto de Advogados do Brasil (IAB)
  • Associate Member of the American Bar Association (ABA)
  • Fellow of the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (IALS)
  • Fellow of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)
  • Fellow of Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (ACICA)
  • Supporting Member of the London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA)
  • Member of London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA)
  • Member of Panel of Arbitrators of Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC)
  • Member of the Panel of Arbitrators of the Mozambique Centre for Arbitration, Conciliation and Mediation (CACM)
  • Member of International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), Arbitration & ADR Committee
  • Member of International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA)
  • Member of Comitê Brasileiro de Arbitragem (Cbar)
  • Member of International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Member of the International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA)
  • Member of Society of Construction Law (SCL)
  • Member of British Insurance Law Association (BILA)
  • Member of Commercial Bar Association (COMBAR)
  • Member of Technology & Construction Bar Association (TECBAR)
  • Member of London Common Law and Commercial Bar Association (LCLCBA)
  • Member of Brazilian Chamber of Commerce in London
  • List of Practitioners, Vienna International Arbitral Centre


  • BA (Hons)
  • Admitted to the Roll of Solicitors of England & Wales
  • Admitted to the Brazilian Bar Association (OAB)
  • Ministry of Justice Appointed Court Examiner
  • Accredited Mediator
  • Full SFO Security Clearance