Anselmo Trinidad Reyes

Arbitrator ID: 055

Phone Contact: (852) 9181 5751

                          (852) 2501 0667

Email Address:

Education and Professional Membership

  • Hold AB Economics from Harvard University
  • D of Law from Cambridge University
  • Master of Law from Cambridge University
  • Bachelor of Law from Cambridge University
  • A fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators
  • A fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
  • An overseas Bencher of the Inner Temple (There are four Inns of Court: Gray’s Inn, Lincoln’s Inn, Inner Temple, and Middle Temple)

Current Position

  • An independent commercial arbitrator

Professional Experience

  • Practised as a barrister in Hong Kong from 1989 to 2003
  • A Senior Counsel in May 2001
  • A judge of the Hong Kong High Court from September 2003 to September 2012, when he was in charge of the Construction and Arbitration List (2004 to 2008) and of the Commercial and Admiralty List (2008 to 2012)
  • A professor of Legal Practice at the University of Hong Kong from October 2012 to September 2018
  • Representative of the Hague Conference on Private International Law’s Regional Office Asia Pacific from April 2013 to July 2017
  • Became an International Judge of the Singapore International Commercial Court in January 2015

Language Proficiency

English and French