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Alain Choo Choy QC

London, UK Global Guide 2022 Ranked in 4 departments

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Global
Energy & Natural Resources - UK

Band 2

Alain Choo Choy QC
Alain Choo Choy QC is an eminent figure in the energy market who operates both domestically and internationally across a spectrum of commercial energy matters, with a particular focus on cases concerning the financing and ownership of large projects and resources. Key areas of expertise include mining and the upstream oil and gas industry. He frequently appears in both international arbitrations and court hearings, including those before the BVI Commercial Court and Supreme Court of Mauritius.
Strengths: "He incredibly intellectual, very sharp and comes up with points that elude the rest of the Bar." "His turnaround time on matters is remarkable."
Recent work: Acted for the State Trading Corporation of Mauritius in a dispute concerning the cancellation of a long-term contract of affreightment in respect of the transportation of the entirety of the petroleum products needed by Mauritius.
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Dispute Resolution: Commercial - UK

Band 2

Alain Choo Choy QC
Strengths: "Very quick and sharp-witted on his feet. He has great instincts."
Recent work: Instructed in Natixis SA v Marex Financial Ltd, a claim in respect of the delivery of allegedly forged warehouse receipts in respect of substantial nickel transactions worth over USD32 million.
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International Arbitration - The English Bar - Global: Multi-Jurisdictional

Band 3

Alain Choo Choy QC
Alain Choo Choy QC provides solid advice and representation in commercial arbitrations, particularly those in connection with questions of jurisdiction and conflicting laws. He has notable expertise in banking and civil fraud disputes. He is experienced in handling LCIA and ICC arbitrations.
Strengths: "He is great to work with - he is very bright, analytical and has an excellent manner with clients." "He is incisive and persuasive both on his feet and in writing."
Recent work: Instructed in State Trading Corporation of Mauritius v Betamax. This dispute concerns a challenge to an arbitration award following the cancellation of a contract concerning the transportation of all of the petroleum products needed by Mauritius.
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Rankings for Expertise Based Abroad
General Business Law - Mauritius

Expertise Based Abroad in Mauritius

London-based Alain Choo Choy QC is experienced in handling a range of international disputes and possesses significant expertise in dispute resolution matters concerning Mauritius.
"He is incisive and persuasive both on his feet and in writing." "He is super smart and very hard-working."
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