Celso De Azevedo

Position: Fellow
Languages spoken: English, Portuguese, Spanish
Country: United Kingdom
Membership Grade: FCIArb

Barrister, England and Wales (1997) and Attorney, New York (2002). Celso has a broad international commercial practice with recognized expertise in reinsurance, cyber insurance, cybersecurity, data breach, cryptocurrency, fraud, asset-tracing, and business interruption insurance law as well as regulatory investigations, comprising both advisory and contentious work. Having worked for over 23 years as an international litigation solicitor and partner in several international UK and US law firms based in the City of London, Celso has extensive expertise in complex multi-jurisdictional arbitrations and court proceedings worldwide.

Celso is a founding committee member of the Cyber Insurance Association and past President of the London Business Interruption Association. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb), and a former visiting lecturer at the Centre for Energy, Petroleum, Mineral Law and Policy, University of Dundee (CEPMLP). Celso also accepts appointments to act as an arbitrator.

Publications: (1) Chapter “International Arbitration-Insurance and Reinsurance (London Market)” in International Commercial Arbitration Practice: 21st Century Perspectives, LexisNexis (available here);  (2) Cyber Risks Insurance – Law and Practice, 1 ed., Sweet & Maxwell; and (3) Walmsley on Business Interruption Insurance, 2 ed.,  Witherby Insurance.