Peter Scott QC
Prizes & Scholarships
Examples of recent activity as arbitrator/tribunal
Arbitrator in dispute between European bank and U.S. investment house concerning advice leading to major international investment, involving issues of jurisdiction, foreign law and contractual responsibilities as well as valuation of property. (ICC Arbitration).
Arbitrator in dispute between major English corporations concerning price of supplies of electricity. (Electricity Arbitration Association).
Arbitrator in dispute between major British and Foreign companies concerning obligations arising out of the sale and supply of equipment and insurance related issues. (London Court of International Arbitration).
Chairing hearing of The Panel on Takeover and Mergers concerning the application of the City Code (designed for the protection of investors) involving issues of jurisdiction, procedure and substance, e.g. Tempus v WPP determining that a very substantial bid could not be aborted because of the events of and following September 11, 2001.
Examples of notable cases as an advocate
In the matter of Esal Commodities Ltd. London and Overseas (Sugar) Company Ltd., Dein v. Punjab National Bank (Chancery Division)
Re: BCCI (In Liquidation) (Various dates)
Re: Maxwell Group (Various dates)
Re: British & Commonwealth (Various dates)
R. v Monopolies and Mergers Commission  2 AER 257
Arab Monetary Fund v Hashim & Others (Chancery Division and CA) 
Private International Law
Nederlandse Ressurantie Groep Holding NV v Bacon & Woodrow, Ernst & Young and Swiss Bank Corporation (No. 2) (Commercial Court)  2 Lloyd?s Rep 543
Kingdom of Spain v Christie, Manson Woods Ltd and Another (Chancery Division)  1 AER 28  National treasures.
Reconstruction of Lloyds' Insurance market (Various dates)
Arab Monetary Fund v Hashim & others (Commercial Court)  1 Lloyd?s Rep 543
Fraud/conflict of laws.
Citoma v Republic of Brazil (CA 29.2.99)
Conflict of jurisdiction.
Worldwide Corporation v Marconi (CA 13.7.99)
Abuse of process.
International contractual dispute.
Rembrandt v Philip Morris (CA 25.2.99)
Trade Mark and contractual dispute.
ADS v WM (Hong Kong; CA 12.6.98)
Fraudulent trading and misrepresentation.
Has acted both for and against the Bank of England and many other banks including all the London Clearing Banks and a variety of foreign banks, merchant banks and other financial institutions including the Society of Lloyds both in the UK and abroad, as well as for and against regulatory and administrative authorities (Take-Over Panel, Stock Exchange, Director General of Fair Trading, D.T.I. and other Government Departments). Held as Junior Counsel appointments under Conservative and Labour administrations as Standing Counsel to the Department of Employment, the Registrar of Restrictive Trade Practices and the Director General of Fair Trading and as Queen's Counsel has been Chairman of the Bar, and authorised to sit as a deputy High Court Judge. He is now Chairman of The Panel on Takeovers and Mergers, and Chairman of the Appeal Board of the Institute of Actuaries, and holds other public appointments. Has acted as arbitrator in arbitrations conducted under the rules of the ICC, the LCIA, and various professional bodies as well as under private arbitration agreements. He is a Judicial Chairman of the City Disputes Panel