Post-Hearing Issues In International Arbitration - Chapter 2 - Awards of Punitive Damages

Jessica Jia Fei
Damien McDonald
Eunice Bai
Page Count: 
28 pages
September, 2013
Author Detail: 

Jessica Jia Fei is a disputes Partner at Herbert Smith Freehills. She is an international arbitration and dispute resolution specialist with over 15 years' experience working with leading firms in New York and Asia. Her practice focuses on large-scale international arbitration, litigation and regulatory investigations in China, Asia, Europe and the US for clients that include Chinese state owned enterprises, multinationals and major regional corporates. Jessica covers disputes work concerning energy, construction, trade and international investment. She advises clients on commercial contracts, intellectual property rights and foreign direct investment, and deals with various Chinese government authorities on investigations and regulatory issues. Jessica is qualified in the PRC and New York. She has worked for 8 years at the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC) in Beijing as a research fellow and case administrator, and International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) of AAA in New York. She is also listed on the international panel of arbitrators for ICDR, CIETAC, HKIAC, KLRCA and CEAC and several Chinese arbitration institutions. Jessica has contributed a number of articles on arbitration and is frequent speaker on topics related to international arbitration.

Damien McDonald is a former Senior Associate at Herbert Smith Freehills who specialises in international arbitration, commercial litigation and compliance related work in China (corruption and information risk). He has had extensive experience in many different types of contractual disputes in Mainland China, Hong Kong, the UK and Australia. He works mainly for large international and Chinese companies. Prior to joining Herbert Smith in early 2006, Damien worked for leading law firms in Australia (Melbourne and Darwin). He is admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales. He is also admitted as a barrister and solicitor in Australia (Victorian and Northern Territory Supreme Courts and High Court of Australia).

Eunice Bai is a trainee at Herbert Smith Freehills. She has worked in London and Beijing offices in the areas of general corporate, dispute resolution, etc.