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King & Spalding LLP

Dispute Resolution: Arbitration

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What the team is known for

Premier group of arbitration specialists with global reach and a reputation for acting on the highest-profile investor-state disputes. Prominent in arbitrations before SIAC, but can also act in arbitration courts in other jurisdictions, such as Taiwan and The Hague. Involved in natural resources matters and those in the oil and gas sector. Experienced in shareholder, joint venture and construction cases. The team's client base features a number of leading US, European and Asian multinationals. Demonstrates regular involvement in cases connected to the Philippines, South Korea, Indonesia and Australia.

Strengths

"They excel at combing through the facts and the application of the relevant laws," is one client's assessment, while others provide superlative evaluations of the team's quality, accuracy of advice and understanding of the technical arguments.

An additional client speaks positively about King & Spalding's "impressive advocacy skills and their ability to work as a team, the very smooth handover between their team members and the great allocation of tasks."

Work highlights

Represented Samsung C&T Corporation in an arbitration before SIAC concerning repayment of security bonds connected to the Roy Hill iron ore project in Australia.

Notable practitioners

Elodie Dulac has acted for companies on energy and natural resources arbitrations against various states in Asia. She is thought to be among the "very good juniors" in the team.

Simon Dunbar has led corporate arbitrations in the energy sphere. He is seen as "a very smart guy" by market sources.

A client says of Wade Coriell : "I am extremely impressed by his strategic thinking, clarity and creativity." On top of this, it is stated that "he presents logical and persuasive arguments before tribunals and has a bold and engaging style that keeps tribunal members captivated." He has particular experience arbitrating against sovereign states and state-owned enterprises.

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Dispute Resolution: Arbitration Department

King & Spalding LLP

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1 Raffles Quay

#31-01 North Tower

Singapore

Singapore Island

Singapore

048583

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Dispute Resolution: Arbitration


Elodie Dulac
Band 5
Simon Dunbar
Band 5
Wade M. Coriell
Band 2