Regional arm of a global arbitration practice, maintaining a particularly strong focus on the management of construction-related disputes, particularly those arising from major energy and other key infrastructure projects. Notably active on behalf of leading multinationals and prominent Chinese SOEs and thoroughly conversant with the arbitral procedures of such regional institutions as CIETAC, SIAC and HKIAC as well as those of global regimes such as UNCITRAL and the ICC. Fields several lawyers offering extensive experience of having acted as arbitration counsel or arbitrators.
An interviewee credits the team for "prompt and accurate responses, continuous and good caring attitude to hearing our concerns, picking up the potential problems from our conversation and fruitful advice which scratches the itchy spots especially relating to international construction projects."
Clients find that Pinsent Masons' lawyers are "thorough, diligent, knowledgeable and reliable."
Hong Kong-based Dean Lewis and Singapore-based Mohan Pillay are key contacts for the firm's regional international arbitration offering.