JD - Chartered Arbitrator - DipCIArb
Arbitration - Arb-Med - Mediation
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David Laurence Kreider is the General Counsel and a Member of the Executive Board of Vodafone New Zealand, an indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of Vodafone Group plc. He is a Chartered Arbitrator and a member of the panels of arbitrators of most recognised global and regional arbitral institutions, and is frequently appointed sole or presiding arbitrator in technology and telecommunication’s related disputes, and in disputes involving Chinese parties. Mr. Kreider fluently speaks and reads Chinese as a second language. Before joining Vodafone in 2005, he was General Counsel to China’s flagship telecommunications company, China Mobile, based in Hong Kong.
With more than 30 years’ professional experience, as a trial lawyer, a senior securities regulator and an in-house corporate counsel, Mr. Kreider is a licensed attorney in Florida, New York, New Jersey, California, and the District of Columbia, USA, and a licensed solicitor in England and Hong Kong. He is a Member of the Board of Directors of the American Arbitration Association (AAA), and the Australian Centre for International Commercial Arbitration (ACICA).