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Celso is a highly experienced international cyber, re/insurance and commercial dispute resolution lawyer, qualified as a Barrister in the UK and as a New York Attorney. He is regarded as a leader in the fields of high value international litigation and arbitration, particularly involving cyber risks, cyber insurance, business interruption, marine, trade, construction, D&O, casualty, offshore and energy losses, including subrogation claims.

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’s latest book ‘Cyber Risks Insurance Law and Practice’ was published by Sweet Maxwell in July 2019 and he has also authored ‘Walmsley on Business Interruption Insurance’ published by Witherby Insurance.

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.

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