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King & Wood Mallesons

Dispute Resolution: Arbitration (International Firms)

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What the team is known for

Sizeable Hong Kong team, augmented by the firm's significant presence in Mainland China, enabling clients to benefit from a comprehensive China arbitration offering. Best known for its considerable acumen and experience handling construction cases, with additional experience across the mining, energy, pharmaceutical and technology sectors. Advises international clients as well as Chinese private companies and SOEs. Regularly active on commercial cases arising out of shareholder disputes.

Strengths

A client likes that the team "has so many elites in all kinds of fields of law, so it has strong coordination abilities in a short time against all kinds of problems."

Another client appreciates that they "can easily access the handling partner and his team, who are very attentive and receptive to proposals from clients."

Notable practitioners

Jessica Fei remains a popular choice for Chinese manufacturers and oil and gas clients, on a range of commercial disputes including joint venture and shareholder disagreements. She is the new global co-head and coordinator of the firm's international arbitration team.

Paul Starr is highly regarded for his work on major arbitrations in the construction, infrastructure and pharmaceutical sectors. A client asserts that he is "masterly in assembling and leading a team that presses all the right buttons and delivers superior outcomes for the client" and describes him as "strategic, smart, insightful and commercial."

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Dispute Resolution: Arbitration (International Firms) Department

King & Wood Mallesons

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13/F, Gloucester Tower

The Landmark

15 Queen's Road Central

Hong Kong

Hong Kong

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Dispute Resolution: Arbitration (International Firms)


Jessica Fei
Band 3
Paul Starr
Band 2