AREAS OF EXPERIENCE

  • International Arbitration
  • Litigation
  • Shipping
  • International Trade and Commodities
  • Energy and Offshore
  • Joint Ventures
  • International Investments
  • Technology

REPORTED CASES

  • GD Midea Air Conditioning Equipment Co Ltd v. Tornado Consumer Goods Ltd [2017] SGHC 193 (successfully assisted Midea in setting aside the award in an arbitration conducted in Singapore under SIAC rules).
  • Primera Maritime (Hellas) Limited and others v. Jiangsu Eastern Heavy Industry Co Ltd and others [2013] EWHC 3066 (Comm) (successfully assisted Jiangsu Eastern in resisting the setting aside of the award in an arbitration conducted in London under the LMAA rules).
  • Intraline Resources Sdn Bhd v. Owners of the "HUA TIAN LONG" [2010] HKCFI 361 (successfully helped the Owners of the "HUA TIAN LONG" (Guangzhou Salvage Bureau) extend the doctrine of crown immunity in Hong Kong to cover the PRC government).

OTHER RECENT CASES

  • Advising a Hong Kong-listed PRC telecommunication equipment company in relation to a dispute over a contract for the supply and commissioning of a telecommunications system which is subject to SCC arbitration in Stockholm under the Swedish law.
  • Advising a leading PRC consumer appliances and HVAC (heating, ventilation and air-conditioning) systems manufacturer in relation to a dispute over the alleged wrongful termination of the supply agreement which is subject to SIAC arbitration in Singapore.
  • Advising a PRC company concerning its investments in a South East Asian country and its rights under the relevant BIT (Bilateral Investment Treaty).
  • Advising an application to the English Court for the sale of goods which are the subject of English arbitration proceedings.
  • Advising a contested worldwide freezing injunction in the English Court.
  • Advising in Hong Kong arbitration proceedings on a joint venture dispute concerning a shopping complex in China between a Chinese and a foreign party.
  • Advising a Chinese contractor in relation to the dispute over a thermal power station EPC contract in Vietnam in a dispute subject to Hong Kong arbitration proceedings.
  • Advising a Chinese energy company in an arbitration held in London in relation to the sale and purchase of ten ships.
  • Advising a Chinese technology company in relation to its dispute with an African country's government involving the development of the telecommunication system for the government in disputes subject to arbitration in London.
  • Advising a Taiwan company in relation to an injunction involving whether a logistic operator can place a lien on the goods stored in its business site.
  • Advising a Chinese company in an arbitration held in Hong Kong in relation to the construction and management agreement for several hotels.