Ms. Michelle MacPhee

Member, ICCA Governing Board


General Bio

Michelle MacPhee has over 25 years of experience in international commercial arbitration and dispute resolution.  She is currently the Managing Counsel of BP Legal’s London based Dispute Resolution Team, which provides centralised dispute resolution expertise to the BP Group and is responsible for actively managing all of the BP Group’s significant non-US commercial disputes relating to BP’s global upstream and downstream businesses, BP’s integrated trading and supply business, and disputes that arise at the Group level.  She also heads BP Legal’s International Arbitration Centre of Expertise. Prior to joining BP in 2010, Ms. MacPhee was of Counsel in Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer’s London International Arbitration Group.  Her legal career began in Vancouver, Canada, as a commercial disputes trial lawyer. Her current responsibilities at BP include identifying, evaluating and managing legal, financial, business operation and reputational risks relating to all manner of major commercial disputes and potential disputes arising from BP’s global businesses and Group level activities.