Hogan Lovells

Arbitration (International)

Band 4Asia-Pacific RegionAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Globally integrated practice, fully conversant with the procedures of all leading arbitral institutions, including the ICC, HKIAC and SIAC, and experienced in the management of complex, high-value arbitrations at all stages, routinely conducting its own advocacy. Works with market-leading companies in, among others, the energy and resources, financial services, hospitality and leisure, and international trade industries, and is particularly well regarded for its handling of construction-related arbitrations. Also advises clients, including national governments, on disputes arising from alleged breaches of bilateral and multilateral investment treaty provisions.


An interviewee who begins by praising the firm's "good network" of offices, ensuring that its services are "readily available almost everywhere in the region," goes on to say: "Their lawyers are friendly and down to earth, their advice is practical and focused, they are highly efficient and responsive and, most importantly, they understand how corporations work."

Another source reports: "Hogan Lovells have always performed to a high standard. They are very strong in the cross-border space, and so compare well with other firms in their ability to deal with issues relating to multiple jurisdictions."

Notable practitioners

Kent Philips in Singapore and Timothy Hill in Hong Kong are key contacts for the practice.

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Hogan Lovells international arbitration practice is an integral part of the wider commercial dispute resolution practice in Asia. Our international arbitration team is based across the region with lawyers in Hong Kong, Singapore, Shanghai and Tokyo. Our Asia team's international arbitration experience includes conducting hearings in Hong Kong, Singapore, Shanghai, Beijing, Tokyo, Ho Chi Minh City, Jakarta, London, Paris, New York, Geneva, and other international centres.

A snapshot of our arbitration practice​

  • We have advised on matters in over 25 jurisdictions across Asia and the Middle East and 90 globally.
  • We have experience working with over 30 arbitral institutions worldwide
  • We have 126 pending cases as counsel of which 9 are treaty-based claims
  • 37 of our lawyers have current arbitrator appointments of which 19 are as sole arbitrator/chair


Bank of New York Mellon


Lafarge Holcim



Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

Navis Capital Partners

Samsung E&C

Standard Chartered Bank



Automobiles & Parts



Construction & Materials

Consumer Product Manufacturing


Financial Services


Health Care

Industrial Engineering



Mining & Metals

Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences

Real Estate


Software & Computer Services

Technology, Hardware & Electronics



Arbitration (International) Department

Hogan Lovells

Department location

11th Floor,

One Pacific Place,

88 Queensway,

Hong Kong

Hong Kong


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