Independent Practicing Lawyer
As counsel, Dean has represented multinational corporations, joint-ventures, sports regulators / clubs and players, intellectual property right holders, states and state-owned entities across a wide range of industries, including mining, energy, engineering & construction, IT & telecoms, sports, gambling, copyright and intellectual property.
Dean is fluent in English and speaks and reads French and Swedish at an intermediate level.
Dean qualified with an LL.B from South Africa (a mixed civil / common law jurisdiction) and has been admitted as both an Attorney and Advocate of the High Court of South Africa. He has an LL.M in International Commercial Arbitration and an M.A in European Union Law.
Dean is an independent arbitrator and a member of the Rising Arbitrators Initiative.
Dean Ehrlich is an independent practising lawyer with over ten years of experience in commercial / investment arbitration and litigation, especially in emerging and frontier markets. Dean began his career at a top-tier law firm in Johannesburg. He now manages his own compliance and disputes consultancy.