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What the team is known for Well versed in handling disputes in a range of areas, including construction, technology and shipping. Also known for its work with energy and resources clients and maintains strong relationships with companies in Korea and Japan. Trusted by US companies and their local subsidiaries too. Regularly cooperates with colleagues across its network on cross-border disputes, including disputes involving parallel proceedings. Active on ICC and UNCITRAL arbitrations and before arbitration courts in China, Singapore and Dubai.
Strengths The team's practitioners are appreciated for being "very aligned to their clients' interests."
They are also known to be "organised, structured," detail-oriented and timely in their work.
Work highlights Led the counsel to Hyundai Heavy Industries in relation to an ICC arbitration born from the Barzan gas project in Qatar.
The "well respected"
Matthew Skinner is viewed as "a port of call for US companies with disputes in Asia" by interviewees. He also acts for Asian companies, including government-owned entities, on breach of contract issues.