Amanda J. Lee focuses her practice on international dispute resolution. She is admitted as a Solicitor-Advocate (Civil) in England and Wales, and to the Bars of New York State and the U.S. Supreme Court.
Her experience encompasses commercial litigation, Privy Council appellate procedure and many forms of ADR, including construction adjudication, international and domestic arbitration, expert determination and mediation. She has advised in respect of disputes arising from a wide range of sectors, including the recycling, hospitality and automotive industries.
Amanda is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a member of the Rising Arbitrators Initiative. She has sat as an arbitrator in domestic and international arbitrations (both ad hoc and pursuant to institutional rules) on 25+ occasions.
Amanda is a member of the ArbitralWomen Advisory Council, a member of the Global Advisory Board of ICDR Y&I, and Director of Media and Outreach of Arbitrator Intelligence. She is an Ambassador for R.E.A.L. – Racial Equality for Arbitration Lawyers and a member of the Advisory Boards of the Investment & Commercial Arbitration Review and MediateGuru. Amanda co-hosts Delos Dispute Resolution’s ongoing ‘TagTime’ webinar series.
In 2019 she founded ‘Careers in Arbitration’, a global initiative designed to support those worldwide seeking to enter and progress in the field of international arbitration, with a following on LinkedIn of more than 50,000. Careers in Arbitration aims to promote diversity by levelling the playing field, helping to ensure that those entering the field have access to information about opportunities. In 2022 she founded ARBalance, which focuses on promoting mental health and balance in arbitration practice.
Amanda is a visiting lecturer at the University of Law, UK. Amanda regularly speaks and publishes about international dispute resolution, how to develop a career in international arbitration, and diversity issues. She delivered the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators’ 2021 International Women’s Day Keynote Address, for which she was shortlisted for a Global Arbitration Review Award for Best Speech/Lecture.
Amanda was recognised as a Rising Star in the inaugural Legal 500 UK Arbitration Powerlist and is listed in the inaugural Lawdragon Global Litigation 500. She is recognised as a Future Leader in Arbitration by Who’s Who Legal.