EXPERIENCE 

Asia

Portfolio list from A-Z

Explore a selection of our projects, cases, conferences and training in Asia by selecting one of the countries.


Afghanistan

 

 

Projects & Cases


Private Client
Lead Counsel
Construction & Infrastructure
Consolidated ad hoc arbitration involving the design and construction of two separate military facilities in Afghanistan
Private Client
Lead Counsel
Construction & Infrastructure
Represented a US contractor against a UK subcontractor in arbitration of a power plant project with claims exceeding $43 million USD

Training & Conferences



Australia

 

 

Projects & Cases


Private Client
Party-Appointed Expert
Energy,
Arbitration
ICC Geneva arbitration in relation to a coal fired power plant construction project
Private Client
Party-Appointed Expert
Arbitration
ICC arbitration in relation to an ore-handling marine terminal

Training & Conferences


Speaker & Trainer
Dispute Resolution Board Annual International Conference
Session Chair
Society of Construction Law Annual Conference


Azerbaijan

 

 

Projects & Cases


Private Client
Dispute Board Chair
Construction & Infrastructure
ICC appointed Sole Dispute Board Member for two FIDIC MDB contracts for motorway construction under World Bank financing

Training & Conferences


Trainer
Training on the Enforcement of Supply Contracts on behalf of the E.U.


Bangladesh

 

 

Projects & Cases


Training & Conferences


Trainer
Training on FIDIC Contracts and Dispute Resolution for ADB staff, from Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka


Cambodia

 

 

Projects & Cases


Private Client
Advisor
Construction & Infrastructure
Contractual advice in relation to a railway project

Training & Conferences



China

 

 

Projects & Cases


Private Client
Lead Counsel & Project Attorney
Construction & Infrastructure
Arbitration between international consortium partners regarding the engineering and procurement of two coal-fired power plants in the People’s Republic of China. Acted as project attorney for the British/Japanese consortium member and then represented two of the Consortium Members in the arbitration. Arbitration panel ruled on entitlement in favor of our clients and the parties agreed to quantum
Private Client
Lead Counsel
Construction & Infrastructure,
Arbitration
CIETAC Arbitration in relation to a shopping mall project in Shanghai
Private Client
Claims Manager
Construction & Infrastructure
Claims management in relation to office & training complex, Beijing

Training & Conferences


Speaker
Concessions and PPPs: the French experience – a stable and autonomous legal framework governed by public interest and economic equilibrium”, 1er colloque des acteurs français du droit à l’international, Beijing


Hong Kong

 

 

Projects & Cases


Training & Conferences


Author
“Seven Shades of Grey: Necessary Due Diligence for an International Company Purchasing a US Construction Company,” Inter-Pacific Bar Association Journal


India

 

 

Projects & Cases


Private Client
Expert Counsel
Arbitration
ICC arbitration dispute with an Indian company that builds dams
Private Client
Lead Counsel
Arbitration
ICC arbitration within the pharmaceutical sector
Private Client
Lead Counsel
Construction & Infrastructure,
Energy
Investment in a plant for water production and water treatment
Private Client
Lead Counsel
Construction & Infrastructure
Investment in a pharmaceutical plant
Private Client
Lead Counsel
Construction & Infrastructure
Investment in an agricultural production unit
Private Client
Lead Counsel
Construction & Infrastructure
Various projects within the water sector
Private Client
Lead Counsel
Construction & Infrastructure
Multiple “Foreign collaboration Agreement” to associate French and Indian companies in the building of factories and complexes within several sectors
Private Client
Expert Counsel
Construction & Infrastructure
Indo-French initiative on infrastructure : joint project between business organization, lawyers associations and line ministries, exchanges on best practices and regulation, presentations in India and in France
Private Client
Lead Counsel
Construction & Infrastructure
Legal and contractual analysis of numerous issues related to EPC contract for Port Facility in preparation for negotiation

Training & Conferences


Speaker
“Legal aspect of Infrastructure in India: the future of public infrastructure project in India, the concession challenge,” Conference ICC/IPBA , Paris
Speaker
“Underlying contractual and legal conditions for a successful private public partnership in the water sector,” IBA Conference, Bombay
Speaker
Conferences and trainings on international best practices and Indian development of PPP program in transport infrastructure and water sector, Hyderabad
Trainer
Training on FIDIC Contracts and Dispute Resolution for ADB staff, from India
Trainer
Annual training (2010-present) throughout India for senior managers from Executing Agencies on ADB financed projects
Trainer
Annual training (2012-present) for senior managers from the DFCCIL – 10Bn$ dedicated freight rail construction scheme


Indonesia

 

 

Projects & Cases


Private Client
Lead Counsel
Construction & Infrastructure,
Arbitration
Ad Hoc arbitration in relation to building project
Private Client
Assistant Counsel
Construction & Infrastructure,
Arbitration
BANI arbitration related to high-rise apartment buildings
Private Client
Claims Manager
Construction & Infrastructure
Claims management in relation to building projects
Private Client
Dispute Board Member
Public Infrastructure,
Transport
Transport system

Training & Conferences


Instructor
Representing the Owner on International Construction Projects
Trainer
Training course and initial assessment on behalf of JICA of candidates for the national lists of FIDIC Dispute Adjudicators – candidates from Philippines, Sri Lanka, Indonesia and Vietnam
Trainer
FIDIC Training for Indonesian Government staff on behalf of JICA
Trainer
Various FIDIC training courses


Japan

 

 

Projects & Cases


Private Client
Lead Counsel
Construction & Infrastructure
Representing several Japanese Contractors on projects outside of the United States

Training & Conferences


Speaker
PPP – The French Expertise : “The Merits of the Concession Scheme”, Tokyo / Paris Europlace
Trainer
Several training courses for JICA staff in relation to FIDIC Contracts
Trainer
Training course on FIDIC Contracts organized by the Association of Japanese Consulting Engineers
Speaker
Speaker at meeting of the Dispute Resolution Board Foundation, Japan Chapter


Korea

 

 

Projects & Cases


Private Client
Lead Counsel
Construction & Infrastructure
Representing a Korean Contractor on a US Government Contract in Korea
Private Client
Arbitrator
Arbitration
ICC Singapore arbitration involving an offshore drilling dispute

Training & Conferences


Moderator
“The Use (and Mis-Use) of Experts in International Construction Disputes,” Inter-Pacific Bar Association Annual Convention, Seoul
Author
“Mediation: When, How, and the Human Element,” Inter-Pacific Bar Association Annual Meeting, Seoul
Trainer
FIDIC Module 3 training on the use of Dispute Boards


Malaysia

 

 

Projects & Cases


Private Client
Contract Director
Construction & Infrastructure
Construction management for the Kuala Lumpur City Centre project including Petronas Towers

Training & Conferences


Instructor
Representing the Owner on International Construction Projects
Trainer
In-house training on Contracts Management


Manila

 

 

Projects & Cases


Training & Conferences


Speaker
Conference “Public or private or is there an alternative? A possible answer based on the French legal experience” for DAEI, French Ministry of transport


New Zealand

 

 

Projects & Cases


Training & Conferences


Speaker
“Procurement of Public Private Partnership infrastructure projects : an innovative road to infrastructure development – European and Francophone Experience in International perspective”, IBA Annual Conference, Auckland


Pakistan

 

 

Projects & Cases


Private Client
Lead Counsel
Construction & Infrastructure
Arbitrated claim brought by joint venture partner related to the development, design, and construction of a pipeline. Prepared and prosecuted counterclaims. Claim against client was dismissed and counterclaim was settled after hearing

Training & Conferences



Philippines

 

 

Projects & Cases


Public Client
Party Represen.
Construction & Infrastructure,
Arbitration
CIAC Arbitrations in relation to high-rise building projects in Metro Manila & Alibang

Training & Conferences


Speaker
“The Demand for Oil – Impact and Challenges for the Construction Industry,” Inter-Pacific Bar Association Annual Meeting and Conference, Manila
Trainer
Numerous training courses for ADB staff in relation to FIDIC Contracts and Alternative Dispute Resolution
Trainer
Training course on the FIDIC EPC Contract for CECOPHIL
Trainer
Training course and initial assessment on behalf of JICA of candidates for the national lists of FIDIC Dispute Adjudicators – candidates from Philippines, Sri Lanka, Indonesia and Vietnam


Russia

 

 

Projects & Cases


Private Client
Lead Counsel
Construction & Infrastructure
U.S. Embassy
Private Client
Expert Witness
Industrial
Arbitration in relation to construction of a brickwork (Stockholm C.C.)
Private Client
Contractual Advisor
Construction & Infrastructure
Preparation of an agreement for Consulting Services
Private Client
Contractual Advisor
Construction & Infrastructure
Construction of an Office Complex

Training & Conferences


Instructor
“The Legal Framework of International Commercial Law,” Herzen State University, St. Petersburg
Co-Trainer
In-house training on Contracts & Claim Management


Singapore

 

 

Projects & Cases


Private Client
Lead Counsel
Construction & Infrastructure
Represented EPC Contractor designing and constructing the $6 Billion Singapore Parallel Trains olefins recovery project on Jurong Island
Private Client
Arbitrator
Arbitration
ICC Singapore arbitration involving an offshore drilling dispute

Training & Conferences


Speaker
IBA Annual conference “Arriving at best practices: the role of the IBA PPP Task force”
Instructor
“Representing the Owner on International Construction Projects”
Speaker
Speaker at FIDIC Contracts Users’ Conference
Trainer
In-house training on Contracts Management


Sri Lanka

 

 

Projects & Cases


Private Client
Lead Counsel
Construction & Infrastructure
Represented contractor in two (2) ICC arbitrations; one in Sri Lanka and one in London. Claims totaled $55 million USD. Awarded $50 million USD
Private Client
Lead Counsel
Construction & Infrastructure
Represented contractor on two (2) road projects funded by the World Bank
Private Client
Auditor
Construction & Infrastructure
Audit on behalf of ADB of disputes related to a major road project

Training & Conferences


Trainer
Training course and initial assessment on behalf of JICA of candidates for the national lists of FIDIC Dispute Adjudicators – candidates from Philippines, Sri Lanka, Indonesia and Vietnam
Trainer
Training on FIDIC Contracts and Dispute Resolution for ADB staff, from Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka


Syria

 

 

Projects & Cases


Public Client
Team Leader
Legal Reforms
Drafting of a comprehensive framework law for concession and other PPP including executive ordersEvaluation of the regulatory institutional and legislative framework, and of its practice

Exchanges with the Syrian authorities and the industry (national and international) on the possible scope of concession and PPP law

Benchmarking with other significant situations and their practice in various countries

Gap analysis and proposals

Participating to workshops and conferences in Syria and in Europe with the Syrian delegation

Drafting framework law

Drafting executive orders

Exchanging and drafting final documents up to endorsement by the authorities

Training & Conferences



Taiwan

 

 

Projects & Cases


Private Client
Lead Counsel
Construction & Infrastructure
Represented three-entity joint venture responsible for performing majority of $54 million USD construction project in dispute with US prime contractor before the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) in Philadelphia, PA, USA. Total amount in controversy was approximately $50 million USD
Private Client
Lead Counsel
Construction & Infrastructure,
Energy
Represented design engineering firm responsible for balance of plant design on the Lungmen nuclear power plant in a month-long arbitration before the Republic of China Arbitration Association in Taipei. Arbitration panelists were from Hong Kong and Taiwan and the proceedings were conducted in the Mandarin and English languages. The amount in controversy exceeded $80 million USD and the tribunal awarded the entire change order amount requested ($40 million USD) to a Target Cost contract, resulting in the award of a bonus to the client
Private Client
Claims Manager
Public Infrastructure,
Transport
Claims management in relation to MRT system, Taipei

Training & Conferences



Thailand

 

 

Projects & Cases


Private Client
Lead Counsel
Construction & Infrastructure,
Energy
ICC arbitration regarding claim against Owner and Equipment Supplier for additional costs on a 3 Unit Combined Cycle Power Plant
Private Client
Advisor
Construction & Infrastructure
Contractual advice in relation to various building projects

Training & Conferences


Trainer
In-house training on Contracts Management


Turkmenistan

 

 

Projects & Cases


Training & Conferences


Trainer
In-house training on Contracts Management


Uzbekistan

 

 

Projects & Cases


Training & Conferences


Trainer
Training on FIDIC Contracts and Dispute Resolution for ADB staff, from Central Asia


Vietnam

 

 

Projects & Cases


Private Client
Claims Manager
Energy
Claims management & negotiation, power station projects
Private Client
Party-Appointed Expert
Construction & Infrastructure,
Arbitration
Expert advice in relation to an arbitration arising from a building project, Hanoi

Training & Conferences


Trainer
Exchanges with the Vietnamese authorities (ministerial and municipal level) on the benefits of PPP, the current situation in Vietnam and contribution to benchmarking with international best practices with the view of attracting investors: Review of regulations and practices and Proposed roadmap (mission for AFD/ADETEF)
Speaker
Infrastructure and development initiatives in Vietnam: important issues in international performance guarantees, Ho Chi Minh City
Trainer
Training on FIDIC Contracts and Dispute Resolution for ADB staff, Hanoi
Trainer
FIDIC Training for Vietnamese Government staff on behalf of JICA
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