DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Baker McKenzie

Arbitration (International)

Band 5Asia-Pacific RegionAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Globally resourced practice with impressively broad regional coverage, combining a solid presence in the primary hubs with notable niche offerings in such jurisdictions as Kazakhstan, Vietnam and the Philippines. Regularly engages in cross-practice group collaboration to provide supporting expertise for disputes in the joint venture, energy, construction, technology and intellectual property spheres, acting for both multinational companies and state-owned entities. Additionally a significant contributor to thought leadership on international arbitration through the agency of yearbooks, primers and online knowledge platforms.

Strengths

A client reports that the team's lawyers "are very responsive and have been able to provide us with the comprehensive guidance we need to pursue our claims in arbitration."

Another client praises the practice for "excellent service," including "swift response times, offering realistic options and approaches, and hands-on involvement in preparation."

Notable practitioners

Singapore-based principal Nandakumar Ponniya heads the firm's Asia-Pacific international arbitration group.

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