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Our Practice

Our strength in international arbitration across Europe, the Middle East and Asia is recognised by clients, directories and the international arbitration community.

Across our network we have:

  • a keen understanding of local arbitration venues and institutional rules
  • a cultural and linguistic diversity which reflects the international nature of arbitration
  • particular expertise in high-value, complex arbitrations in the Asset Management & Investment Funds, Financial Institutions, TMT and Life Sciences sectors.

So, whether you are facing an arbitration in Hong Kong against a French co-venturer in an energy project under English law and UNCITRAL rules, or a telecommunications dispute involving Russian and Swedish parties in Stockholm using SCC rules, we have the right team to advise you.

Experience

Financial Institutions

  • acting in a $250m LCIA  arbitration of claims arising from a joint venture in the Middle East and North Africa
  • advising commodities companies on a number of international arbitrations pursuant to the rules of the LME, involving disputes in relation to substantial commodity transactions in Europe, the Middle East and the Far East
  • advising a Georgian Bank in relation to a dispute with an Israeli bank arising from a possible placement of shares (ad hoc)
  • advising on the preparation of  an investment arbitration under ICC Rules over a US$100m  aborted investment in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Energy and Infrastructure

  • advising a DIAC tribunal arbitrating a USD$50m construction case on issues of law including the powers of the tribunal to award conservatory measures
  • advising in a €12m ad hoc arbitration regarding the breach of a construction contract with a Portuguese shipbuilding company
  • acting in a $40m arbitration concerning a JOA dispute involving a gas field in India (LCIA administered UNCITRAL arbitration)
  • acting for a Philippine company in a multi million UNCITRAL arbitration relating to breach of a Share Purchase Agreement
  • acting for the consulting engineers defending a claim against the Hong Kong Government in a HK$50m HKIAC arbitration relating to a sewerage treatment and disposal project
  • acting for the employer against the main contractor in a successful HK$1.1bn HKIAC arbitration arising from piling defects in a project in Hong Kong
  • acting for a global energy company in respect of a participating and operating agreement dispute (Geneva seat, UNCITRAL rules)
  • acting for a US corporation in disputes concerning an oilfield development in South East Asia (Singapore seat, SIAC rules)
  • acting for a Spanish power transmission company in an ICC arbitration in relation to a suspension of electricity supply to Spain
  • acting for a German company in the enforcement of ICC arbitration awards against a government ministry relief to construction projects in Africa
  • acting for the subcontractor against the main contractor in two successful documents only HKIAC arbitrations (and successfully defending the High Court appeal) in respect of a construction projects in Hong Kong.

TMT

  • acting for a major German multinational electronics/engineering company against the Hong Kong Government in a US$13m dispute in respect of a Hong Kong Airport project
  • acting for an Italian party in an ICC arbitration involving alleged breaches of an interconnection agreement
  • acting on behalf of a BVI company in an LCIA arbitration seeking damages and specific performance of a $170m share option agreement relating to a Central Asian Republic company.

Life Sciences

  • AAA arbitration under ICDR rules of a dispute under Belgian law relating to the performance of a licence agreement related to a biotechnology patent
  • advising an international pharmaceutical company under German law in anticipation of a WIPO arbitration in a DKK 60m dispute
  • acting for a hospital under Dutch construction industry rules on a  €20m dispute over defects in the construction of new premises
  • acting in a DIAC arbitration involving disputes arising out of a hospital management agreement.