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Tai-Heng Cheng

New York, USA Global Guide 2022 Ranked in 3 departments
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International Arbitration: Arbitrators - USA

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Tai-Heng Cheng maintains an active practice serving as both counsel and arbitrator in international disputes relating to commercial and investment arbitrations. He is a particularly popular choice for disputes arising from the Asia-Pacific region.
"Tai-Heng is a first-class professional." "He is a brilliant lawyer. He is very adept at the arbitration process and is very experienced. He is also a great business strategist." "He's a great thinker and he's very personable."
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International Arbitration: Counsel - USA

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Tai-Heng Cheng maintains an active practice serving as both counsel and arbitrator in international disputes relating to commercial and investment arbitrations. He is a particularly popular choice for disputes arising from the Asia-Pacific region.
"Tai-Heng is a first-class professional." "He is a brilliant lawyer. He is very adept at the arbitration process and is very experienced. He is also a great business strategist." "He's a great thinker and he's very personable."
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International Arbitration - USA

Foreign Expertise in Asia-Pacific

Tai-Heng Cheng maintains an active practice serving as both counsel and arbitrator in international disputes relating to commercial and investment arbitrations. He is a particularly popular choice for disputes arising from the Asia-Pacific region.
"Tai-Heng is a first-class professional." "He is a brilliant lawyer. He is very adept at the arbitration process and is very experienced. He is also a great business strategist." "He's a great thinker and he's very personable."
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Tai-Heng Cheng is global co-head of international arbitration and trade at Sidley. Clients turn to him to solve their most significant legal problems.

He has won and collected nine-figure awards for clients both in commercial and investment-treaty arbitrations.

With over 20 years of experience, he is also a trusted advisor to companies, boards, and governments on issues beyond business disputes. He uses the full range of subject matter specialists at Sidley to devise and execute strategies that efficiently achieve his clients’ goals. Often this has involved a multi-pronged approach before courts, tribunals, regulators, and directly with counter-parties, in multiple countries.

His clients span many industries, including energy and infrastructure, pharmaceuticals, real estate, manufacturing and financial services. While he is resident in the New York and Singapore offices, he also spends substantial time in Europe and Latin America representing clients.

Publications

Tai has authored four books and over 60 articles, including contributing to “Advocacy in Investment Treaty Arbitration,” Chapter in Global Arbitration Review: The Guide to Advocacy, Law Business Research (2019).

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