Andrew Mackenzie has been Chief Executive of the Scottish Arbitration Centre since its establishment in 2011. A solicitor on secondment to the Centre from the Scottish Government, Andrew previously worked as a policy lead in Justice and as a legal adviser to that Government.
Andrew sits on the Advisory Board of the International Bar Association (IBA) Section on Public and Professional Interest Council, having formerly been a Member of the Council. He is also Co-Chair of the IBA Government and Public Lawyers Forum and sits on the Advisory Board of the IBA Access to Justice and Legal Aid Committee, having formerly been Co-Chair of that Committee. An Associate Member of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, he also sits on the European Sub-Committee of the Campaign for Greener Arbitration, the Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service Arbitration Court Users Group, the Scottish Government Dispute Resolution Delivery Group, and is a public interest member on the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland Investigation Committee.
Business Development Manager
Scottish Arbitration Centre Directors
Angus Glennie (Lord Glennie)
Chairman of the Board
Gillian Carmichael Lemaire
Peter Scott Caldwell
Sarah Lancaster was appointed Chambers Director of Arbitration Chambers in November 2020, where she is responsible for the operations and growth of Chambers. In addition to supporting its members with their practices, Sarah accepts appointments as arbitrator and is recognized for arbitration by Who’s Who Legal. She is a member of the Reserve Panel of Arbitrators of SIAC, she is on the List of Arbitrators of the HKIAC, and she is a member of the newly-formed Court of the SCCA (having previously served on the Center’s Committee for Administrative Decisions). Sarah is also a Board member of the Scottish Arbitration Centre.
Before joining Arbitration Chambers, Sarah spent eight years as the Registrar of the LCIA, where she was responsible for managing the casework secretariat and ensuring the smooth and efficient administration of hundreds of arbitrations each year, as well as leading improvements to internal processes. Prior to that, Sarah spent 14 years practising law with Baker McKenzie, in London and Sydney, where her practice incor-porated litigation and international arbitration of commercial disputes across a broad array of sectors, with a particular focus on energy and resources, telecoms and IT, and sports disputes.
Sarah has an LLB (Law with European Law) with first class honours from the University of Nottingham and a Post-Graduate Certificate in Sports Law from Kings College, London. She is admitted as a Solicitor in Eng-land & Wales, New South Wales (Australia) and the High Court of Australia.