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Gordon F. Bell


Gordon practices in international disputes (particularly arbitration) and joined Reed Smith as a Partner in 2010. Gordon has represented a number of international clients (corporates and State Governments) in disputes in Europe, India, Indonesia, Iran, Lebanon, Malaysia, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan and the UAE. Although much of Gordon's work is infrastructure or energy based, Gordon has significant experience of defence and military projects, fraud claims, professional negligence actions and insurance contracts.

Gordon is on the Practical Law Company International Arbitration consultation board, comprising leading experts drawn from private practice, industry and the academic world.

Gordon is also recognised in the following legal directories: 2015 edition of Best Lawyers for international arbitration and as a “Leading individual” for international arbitration in The Legal 500, UK 2014.

Employment History

  • 2010 - Reed Smith
  • 1999 - Pinsent Masons
  • 1988 - Linklaters (London and New York)