Thomas John

Thomas John

Barrister (NP), Arbitrator, Mediator

Local Partner *

Delft, Netherlands

At a glance

Thomas John
Barrister (NP), Arbitrator, Mediator, Local Partner*.


Barrister in Australia (dormant), Chartered Arbitrator, Chartered Mediator


  • Law studies at the University of Konstanz (GER) and the University of Queensland (AUS)
  • Postgraduate studies in international commercial and sports arbitration
  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb).
  • 2014 Chief Counsel and Attaché to the Secretary General of the Hague Conference on Private International Law (Hague Conference) 
  • Independent arbitrator, mediator and legal consultant for common law since 2020
  • Australian and German

Main focus

  • ADR Arbitration and Mediation
  • Online dispute resolution
  • Individual and panel arbitrator and mediator in international commercial, investor-state, art, cultural property, travel and tourism, probate and estate, corporate and sports disputes
  • Member of leading referee lists, including:
    • German Institute of Arbitration (DIS) (GER).
    • Vienna International Arbitration Centre (VIAC) (AUT).
    • Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA) (CH).
    • ADR International Register (NL).
    • Belgian Centre for Arbitration and Mediation (CEPANI) (BEL).
    • Court of Arbitration for the Arts (CAfA) (NL);
    • Câmara de Arbitragem e Mediação de Santa Catarina (CAMESC) (BRZ);
    • International Centre of Arbitration - Chamber for Belgium and Luxembourg (CIABLP) (PER / LUX).
    • Geneva International Institute for Dispute Resolution (GIDI) (CH).

Main focus