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Gilbert K. Squires, Arbitrator, Miami, Florida.

Gilbert K. Squires

Squires International Law, PLLC
Squires International Law, PLLC
1001 Brickell Bay Drive Ste. 2700
Miami, FL 33131
Tel: (305) 575-2400
Fax: (305) 402-0388
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Mr. Gilbert K. Squires, P.E., BCS, FCCA, CIArbis an entrepreneurial global multicultural - multilingual – multidisciplinary servant leader – Double Board Certified Specialist (International Law; International Litigation and Arbitration) – International Arbitrator, Mediator, Business and Litigation Attorney. Special Magistrate City of North Miami Beach, FloridaOutside General Counsel.   

For nearly twenty years, Arbitrator Squires has served on the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”) and International Centre for Dispute Resolution’s (“ICDR”) Roster of Complex Business, Energy, Oil & Gas, Construction, and Maritime Arbitrators. He has been called upon to serve as ICDR Emergency Interim Measures Arbitrator and Joinder Arbitrator. He has served as sole arbitrator, tribunal chair, and tribunal wing. Also, he has worked as an advocate on ICC, AAA, and ICDR and as a Tribunal Expert on ICC matters. Those multimillion-dollar arbitrations have involved: Upstream and Downstream Oil & Gas, Aviation, Technology, Wind Power, Aviation, Thermal Power, Maritime Construction, Energy Construction, Solar Energy, Internet, and Cellular Technology, Banking, Hospitality, and Music.

Also, Mr. Squires has been called on to mediate complex commercial, domestic and international matters. Real estate, music, entertainment business, civil service (municipal and fire service) mediations. He has lectured and served as faculty on the United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation — The Singapore Convention. He serves as faculty for Domestic, International, Maritime,  Commercial, Energy, International Complex Business, and Construction Arbitration and Law Programs. Probate Arbitrator. Co-Founding member of the Miami International Arbitration Society (”MIAS”).

Case Experience

  • Admiralty
  • Appellate
  • Arts (Fine/Performing)
  • Aviation
  • Banking & Finance
  • Bankruptcy/Creditors
  • Business Dissolution
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial/Business
  • Community Associations
  • Condominiums
  • Construction
  • Contract Disputes
  • Cross Cultural
  • Debt Collections
  • Discrimination
  • Divorce (High Asset)
  • Education
  • EEOC
  • Energy Sector (Oil/Gas)
  • Engineering
  • Entertainment Sector
  • Environmental
  • Family Businesses
  • Franchise
  • Industrial
  • International
  • Internet
  • Land Use/Planning
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Local Govt./Municipalities
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mining
  • Personal Injury
  • Probate
  • Professional Negligence
  • Real Estate
  • Religious Institutions
  • Sports
  • Technology
  • Telecommunications
  • Title Disputes
  • Torts
  • Trademarks/Patents
  • Trusts / Estates
  • Unfair Competition
  • Utilities
  • Venture Capital
  • Wrongful Death


  • Board Certified Specialist — International Law
  • Board Certified Specialist — International Litigation and Arbitration
  • Admitted — Florida, District of Columbia, New York
  • Diplomate International Arbitration, UK Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)
  • Fellow, College of Commercial Arbitrators
  • Admitted Supreme Court of the United States
  • Admitted United States Court of Appeal Second Circuit
  • Admitted United States Court of Appeal Eleventh Circuit
  • Admitted United States District Court Southern District of Florida
  • Admitted United States Bankruptcy Court Southern District of Florida
  • International Centre for Dispute Resolution Roster of Neutrals
  • American Arbitration Association Roster of Neutrals
  • Professional Engineer — Petroleum, State of Texas 
  • Juris Doctor from Oklahoma City University School of Law (1993 — completed at night at the University of Houston Law Center)
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M University (1980)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Multidisciplinary professional — Arbitrator, Mediator, Attorney, Special Magistrate, Engineer, former Petroleum Industry Executive 
  • Former President Conoco Mexico, Ltd. — Mexico City, Mexico ’94 – ‘96
  • 103rd President of the Miami-Dade County Bar Association (’19 – ’20: Oldest Florida Volunteer Bar Association)
  • 62nd President of the Miami Beach Bar Association (’09 – ’10)   
  • Native Spanish speaker born and raised in the Republic of Panama, fully bilingual in English who has lived and worked professionally in Spanish-speaking countries; Portuguese speaker who lived and worked professionally in Portuguese-speaking countries; Speaks French and Italian
  • Admitted: Florida, District of Columbia, New York, Supreme Court of the United States; Texas Registered Professional Engineer
  • Complex International and Domestic Energy, Construction, Maritime, and Business Arbitrator, and Mediator 
  • Business, Banking, Real Estate, and Related Disputes
  • Domestic and Cross-Border Probate
  • Probate Litigation
  • Chapter 15 Cross-Border Bankruptcy

Rates Information

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Language Skills

French, Italian, Spanish

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