The Asian Perspective and Practice Of Advocacy - Chapter 23 - The Art of Advocacy in International Arbitration - 2nd Edition

Christopher Lau
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18 pages
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PDF from "The Art of Advocacy in International Arbitration - 2nd Edition"
May, 2010
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Christopher Lau is an arbitrator in international and domestic arbitrations involving ICC, UNCITRAL, LCIA, SIAC, HKIAC & KCAB Rules and in ad hoc arbitrations in commercial disputes including disputes in relation to power plant projects, joint ventures, sale & acquisition of companies, international investments, maritime, insurance and building & construction. He has also been appointed as mediator by ICDR. Recent arbitral appointments include chairman of the tribunal in a marine insurance dispute in Indonesia; in a ship construction dispute in Australia and in Scandinavia; in a power plant dispute in South Asia; in a bridge construction dispute in East Asia; in joint venture/contractual disputes in China; in an oil rig construction dispute in the Middle East; as co-arbitrator in a synthesis gas plant dispute in North Asia; in a joint venture property development dispute in China; in an acquisition dispute in Asia; in a container terminal investment dispute in Asia; in an energy investment related dispute in the Americas; and as sole arbitrator in a dispute relating to a Bond Subscription & Joint Venture agreement and in a maritime dispute. Recent mediation appointment include mediator in an international contractual dispute governed by the laws of the State of New York. Christopher is a contributor to the Singapore Chapter in Arbitration World, 2nd Edition, Publishers, European Lawyer; a chapter on the process of obtaining evidence and discovery in Asia in Juris’ Asian Leading Arbitrators' Guide to Arbitration; IGLG’s International Arbitration 2007, 4th Edition; IGLG’s International Arbitration in Asia Pacific: Regional Overview and Recent Developments; and a Consultant in Singapore Court Practice 2006.