Registrar and Chief Executive, AIFC Court & IAC
Mr. Campbell-Holt is the Registrar and Chief Executive of the AIFC Court and IAC. He is also the Enforcement Judge of the AIFC Court. He is responsible for the day-to-day management and administration of the Court and IAC and case management of litigation and alternative dispute resolution as delegated by the Chief Justice and Chairman. As Enforcement Judge he is responsible for issuing execution orders of Court judgments and orders. He managed the establishment of the AIFC Court and IAC. He is a member of the AIFC Legal Advisory Council, which reviews and approves AIFC law modelled on the common law.
He has 20 years of international legal experience gained while living and working in the UK, US, Middle East and Central Asia. He was the Registrar at an international financial centre commercial court and alternative dispute resolution centre in Qatar under the Presidency of Lord Woolf, the former Lord Chief Justice of England and Wales. He also worked at the international law firm Norton Rose Fulbright, in London, UK, and at a Middle East law firm partnered with the international law firm Covington and Burling LLP, in Doha, Qatar. He has advised many Governments and organisations on common law and dispute resolution institutions development including in the Middle East, Central Asia, Eastern Europe and South America.