David A. Livdahl
Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP
19th Floor Yintai Center Office Tower
2 Jianguomenwai Avenue
Beijing 100022 PRC
Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP Beijing Office (2002 to present), with prior practice in Hong Kong, Tokyo and California.
Admitted as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in 1995; Represented clients in international arbitrations at the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission (CIETAC) and ICC arbitrations as well; in 2000 was appointed to serve on the official arbitrator panel of CIETAC
Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre Panelist; Japan Commercial Arbitration Association Panelist; China International Economic & Trade Arbitration Commission (“CIETAC”)
Numerous representations as legal counsel for Hong Kong, Canadian, European & American companies at CIETAC; legal counsel for arbitrations at the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre; legal counsel for Japanese companies in arbitrations in U.S.; active arbitrator for ICC arbitrations in Asia
Author of “International Commercial Arbitration in Japan”, published 2002 (updated in 2005) in International Commercial Arbitration in Asia (Juris Publishing); has published a series of articles on investing in China in the leading Japanese legal magazine, NBL, as well as articles in China Legal Watch, China Law & Practice, and China Business Review and the Financial Times, on topics such as international arbitration in China, the China antimonopoly law, and purchase of state owned assets in China.