London College of Law, 1964
Pembroke College, University of Cambridge, 1960
Martin Hunter is a barrister at Essex Court Chambers practicing in the field of international arbitration; professor of International Dispute Resolution at Nottingham Trent University; and visiting professor of law at King's College London. He has served as counsel or arbitrator in cases held under the rules of most of the world's principal arbitral institutions and arbitration centers.
He is chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Dubai International Arbitration Centre, and was deputy-chairman of the UK Government's committee on arbitration law reform. He is a member of the International Council on Commercial Arbitration and has participated in the work of the AAA, the IBA, the ICC's Court of International Arbitration, the LCIA's Court and UNCITRAL.
He has also been published extensively in specialist arbitration journals and elsewhere over the last 25 years. His books include Law and Practice of International Commercial Arbitration (with Alan Redfern); The English Arbitration Act 1996: Text and Notes (with Toby Landau); and the arbitration title of Halsbury's Laws (with Ben Pilling).
Hunter is the Honorary Dean of Post-Graduate Studies, T.M.C. Asser Institute at The Hague (1993 – ) and was awarded the T.M.C. Asser Gold Medal, 1992, for exceptional contribution to post-graduate legal education. He is also an Advisory Board Member, KIIT National Law School, Orissa State, India, (2007 – ).