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Herbert Smith Freehills

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What the team is known for

Strong presence on disputes across the Asia-Pacific region with a team comprising an experienced group of advocates with extensive experience in disputes concerning the Philippines. Often acts on UNCITRAL arbitration proceedings. Also active on a suite of power, oil and gas, and transport matters, working closely with the firm's corporate and finance departments to offer comprehensive expertise in project financing and related contractual matters. Clients include major Philippine and international energy sector clients. Leverages its regional offices, including Singapore and Sydney.

Notable practitioners

Simon Chapman in Hong Kong is skilled in international arbitration and has solid experience of dispute resolution involving the Philippines. He acts for both domestic and international clients in this jurisdiction.

Sydney-based Toby Anderson is noted for his experience in advising power companies on the development and construction of renewable energy and oil and gas projects. He represents many leading Philippine clients.

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Philippines

Dispute Resolution


Simon Chapman QC
Expertise based abroad in China

Projects, Infrastructure & Energy


Toby Anderson
Expertise based abroad in Australia