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Latham & Watkins LLP

Dispute Resolution: Arbitration (International Firms)

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What the team is known for

Regularly acts for clients on complex arbitrations across Asia and stands out for its Chinese language proficiency and extensive advocacy experience. Notable experience in cases arising out of investments and commercial agreements, as well as shareholder and IP disputes. Adept at handling disputes related to the hospitality, projects and energy sectors, with notable experience advising private equity clients.

Strengths

A client highlights the team's "exceptional service," asserting that the team is "very knowledgeable regarding the legal issues and processes of arbitrations," while noting that its individual members are "also very responsive and always able to provide timely assistance on various matters."

Another client notes that although some disputes "can get kind of emotional," the team "was good at managing that and helped us get it done in a way that would be best for us - good, seasoned advice on how to resolve a situation rather than just taking the easiest route."

Work highlights

Successfully represented Pegatron in an ICC arbitration against two Swiss and Canadian companies in a dispute stemming from the design and manufacture of a commercial product.

Notable practitioners

Yang Ing Loong remains a standout for his work as an adviser and advocate on a range of major commercial disputes. A client was impressed that he "was ready to take on complicated matters with a few minutes of briefing," noting that he was "very clear in his advice and very articulate" and appreciating that he "saw through the complications and grabbed the heart of the matter very tightly and fought well, proposing a lot of creative strategies."

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Dispute Resolution: Arbitration (International Firms)


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