Francis Hornyold-Strickland is a London-based commercial barrister, with a particular focus on international arbitration, shipping, and commodities law. He is co-author of the practitioner text Debattista on Bills of Lading in Commodities Trade and the lead author of the website Strickland’s Shipping Guide.
Francis acts in a wide range of commercial disputes, in high court litigation, ad hoc and institutional arbitrations. He has acted on over 50 international arbitrations across the globe, both ad hoc and those subject to various institutional rules including: LCIA, LMAA, DIFC-LCIA, DIAC, ICC, UNCITRAL, SIAC, HKIAC, and the Swiss Arbitration Rules.
In addition to practising in the English High Court, Francis is also a registered practitioner in the DIFC Courts in Dubai and the ADGM Courts of Abu Dhabi.