16 July 2020 - Article
Selected track records
Representing and advising a Hong Kong based family office in commercial disputes with business partners over investments in the U.S. and Hong Kong.
Representing and advising a privately held, Belgian incorporated private funds company and its subsidiaries in the U.K. and the BVI in a HKIAC arbitration involving a dispute with a P.R. Chinese privately held investment company and its Cayman Islands and BVI subsidiaries.
Representing and advising a publicly held Chinese international aviation conglomerate in parallel proceedings: a New York litigation and ICC arbitration seated in New York against a publicly held U.S. technology company.
Providing an expert report for an international conglomerate headquartered in Brussels in a court litigation against a customer over the breach of a sale and distribution agreement for the sale of medical products.
Representing and advising a publicly listed Japanese technology company and its Hong Kong subsidiary in a HKIAC arbitration in a dispute with a publicly listed Australian investment company and its Hong Kong, Cayman Islands, and BVI subsidiaries.
Advising a German distribution company in a P.R. Chinese litigation over a commercial dispute with a P.R. Chinese factory over the manufacture and distribution of FFP face masks.
Representing and advising German and P.R. Chinese subsidiaries of an international power module and systems conglomerate in a commercial dispute against its P.R. Chinese supplier in an ICC arbitration seated in Hong Kong with parallel proceedings in P.R. China.
Representing and advising a German technology company in a commercial dispute with an international conglomerate of factories based in Germany, Indonesia, Hong Kong, and P.R. China.
Advising a UK subsidiary in a UK litigation in the hospitality sector of an international conglomerate in a dispute with a Korean investment company in a commercial dispute over the sale and purchase of retail and hospitality entities.
Representing and advising a Canadian incorporated advertising & marketing firm in a commercial dispute with a U.S. privately held company over a breach of a media contract.
Representing and advising a P.R. Chinese international conglomerate in an ICC arbitration seated in New York, New York (U.S.A.) against a U.K. subsidiary of an American Aerospace and Defense Company.
Representing and advising a P.R. Chinese international conglomerate in an ICDR arbitration seated in Seattle, Washington (U.S.A.) against a U.S. subsidiary of a French international high technology group operating in the aviation, defense, and space markets.
Representing and advising a publicly listed Taiwanese pharmaceutical company in parallel ICC arbitrations against its Austrian business partner, seated in Frankfurt, Germany.
Representing and advising a publicly listed international rubber medical and industrial conglomerate in three parallel ICC arbitration proceedings seated in Zurich, Switzerland, with its Thai joint venture partner involving a joint venture and shareholder dispute over claims of conspiracy, fraud, and unfair business practices with the joint venture company.
Advising a publicly listed international conglomerate in various cross-border disputes involving the commodities trade resulting in litigations in Singapore, Thailand, and the U.S.A.
Representing and advising a Singaporean medical device company in a commercial dispute against its Korean distributor in an SIAC arbitration seated in Singapore.
Acting as Tribunal Secretary in over 35 international arbitration proceedings covering the Americas, APAC, and European regions. Sectors include commodities, complex corporate matters (joint ventures and shareholders), general commercial disputes, international contracts (including the CISG), construction, energy, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and supply chain management.
Hong Kong (Registered Foreign Lawyer), 2018
New York, 2014
‘Review of Gustav Flecke-Giammarco et al. (EDS.), The DIS Arbitration Rules: An Article-By-Article Commentary’ - Contemporary Asia Arbitration Journal (Vol. 14, No. 2), Nov 2021, co-author
‘A radical reform of the PRC Arbitration Law: A summary of the key revisions’ - Withers, 23 August 2021, co-author
"Enka v. Chubb Russia: The Law of the Arbitration Agreement - An end to the continuous battle between the law of the seat and the law of the underlying contract?", Contemporary Asia Arbitration Journal - May 2021, co-author
‘A new year, a new set of arbitral rules: a summary of the key changes introduced in the 2021 ICC arbitration rules’ - March 2021, co-author
‘Opening Pandora’s Box: Unpacking the principles relating to the law governing the arbitration agreement across various jurisdictions’ - March 2021, co-author
‘Would Party Autonomy Trump Winding-Up Petitions? An Analysis of Hong Kong’s Position’, Contemporary Asia Arbitration Journal - Dec 2020, co-author
‘Why Hong Kong is the Ideal Place to Resolve Your Commercial Disputes’ - 16 July 2020, co-author
‘Finances in International Arbitration: Liber Amicorum Patricia Shaughnessy’ – 26 November 2019, co-editor with Fabricio Fortese and Crina Baltag
‘More Transparency in International Commercial Arbitration: To Have or Not To Have?’, 2018 Austrian Arbitration Yearbook / Contemporary Asian Arbitration Journal Volume 10.2 – November 2017, co-authored with Brian Lin
‘The Powers and Duties of an Arbitrator: Liber Amicorum’ – June 2017, co-editor with Patricia Shaughnessy
‘Languages and Their Impact on Parties’ Due Process Rights in International Arbitration Proceedings’, Contemporary Asian Arbitration Journal Volume 10.1 – June 2017, author
Vis East Moot Court Foundation – Deputy Director & Board Member
Verein zur Veranstaltung und Förderung des Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot – Member
Moot Alumni Association – President
ICC Dispute Resolution Bulletin – Member of the Editorial Board
Singapore International Arbitration Centre ("SIAC") Users Council - Member
British Virgin Islands International Arbitration Centre Rules Committee - Member
Young Singapore International Arbitration Centre ("YSIAC") – Committee Member
Young Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre ("HK45") – Regional Ambassador
ArbitralWomen – Member
Guest Lecture for Humboldt University’s International Dispute Resolution LL.M. Programme: Specific Features of Arbitration and the
International Dispute Resolution Market in Hong Kong (November 2021)
2021 YSIAC Annual Conference: Speed Networking (November 2021)
Exclusive Interview with YSIAC Committee Member Sherlin Tung (November 2021)
SIAC Academy, Inaugural training on Tribunal Secretaries in International Arbitration: Overview of Key Arbitration Documents from the Perspective of Tribunal Secretaries (November 2021)
Generations in Arbitration Conference – Hong Kong Legal Week 2021 Edition: Second Bite at the Apple: Is Public Policy Really Only a Last Line of Defence? (November 2021)
2021 British Virgin Islands Arbitration Week: BVI IAC Rules Change (November 2021)
2021 Sao Paulo Arbitration Week: CIArb Brazil Presents Arbitrator Ethics, Challenges and Vacatur: International Experience (October 2021)
2021 Hong Kong Arbitration Week: The Future of International Arbitration Following COVID (October 2021)
2021 Taipei International Conference on Arbitration and Mediation: Ethics in International Arbitration (October 2021)
2021 GAR Live Hong Kong: The Courts and International Arbitration – the Year in Review (October 2021)
Young ArbitralWomen Practitioners Presents: Path to Partnership (July 2021)
Arbitrating the Vis Case in Practice (May 2021)
Guest Lecture for Hong Kong University’s LL.M. in Arbitration & Dispute Resolution: Jurisdictional Challenges (April 2021)
The BVI IAC presents Arbitration Life with Janette and Hana – Interview with Sherlin Tung (April 2021)
Guest Lecture for Hong Kong University’s LL.M. in Arbitration & Dispute Resolution: Discovery and Inspection of Documents (March 2021)
The Korean Commercial Arbitration Board ("KCAB") Webinar: Aren’t we Forgetting What Arbitration is For: Disputes Resolution, Not Creation? (March 2021)
16th Annual ICDR Y&I Coffee House Debate: The House only has one door! The Joinder of Non-Signatories Should Only be Decided Under the Law of the Place of Arbitration (March 2021)
15th Annual Generations in Arbitration Conference: Behind the Scenes – Arbitrating Pharmaceutical Disputes (March 2021)
Contract Negotiations in Asia – Latin America Transactions: How and Why Negotiate Applicable Law and Dispute Resolution? (March 2021)
Perks and Pitfalls of Virtual Hearings (February 2021)
The Law of the Arbitration Agreement: Does Where You Stand Depend on Where You Sit? (February 2021)
The 13th Swiss Chinese Law Association Global Forum: Diversity in International Legal Negotiations – Genders, Cultures, and Strategies (January 2021)
Maximizing Your Options in International Cross-Border Disputes (December 2020)
Joinder of Parties and Virtual Hearings: When, Why and How? (November 2020)
Generations in Arbitration Conference – Hong Kong Legal Week 2020 Edition: Chasing the Asymmetries in Arbitration Clauses – to be or not to be valid? (November 2020)
Swiss Chinese Law Association 12th Global Online Forum: The ‘Selection’ Panel – Which Institution to Choose – Regional or International? (October 2020)
CISG as a Tool for Global Trade – Theory and Practice Hong Kong, Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the CISG (October 2020)
ArbitralWomen Presents: Developing Your Career During the Current Crisis: Strategies for Success (October 2020)
Does Party Autonony Trump Statutory Winding-Up Proceedings (October 2020)
2020 GAR Interactive Hong Kong: GAR Live Decision Time (October 2020)
The Future of Investment Arbitration in Asia: Opportunities and Challenges (January 2020)
2017 Taipei International Conference on Arbitration and Mediation: More Transparency in International Arbitration: To Have or Not to Have? (August 2017)
2017 GAR Live: Frankfurt – Document Production in International Arbitration (June 2017)
2017 Vienna Arbitration Days: Transparency in International Commercial Arbitration (February 2017)
ICC Austria: Effects of the New ICC Rules on Small Claim Procedures – Launch of the new ICC Arbitration Rules (February 2017)
2016 Taipei International Conference on Arbitration and Mediation: Language in International Arbitration (August 2016)
Made in China 2025 vs. Industry 4.0: The European Way of Solving Disputes Arising from International Transactions (June 2016)
2016 International Bar Association Spring Meeting: Document Production in International Arbitration and Litigation (April 2016)
HKIAC-VIAC Jointly Presents: One Size Fits All – A Cultural Lens on the Ideal Arbitrator (March 2016)
HK45 Seminar: A Young Practitioner’s Perspective on a Career in International Arbitration (March 2016)
YIMC Seminar: When and How to Encourage Meditation in an Arbitration? (March 2016)
Guest Lecture for the University of San Diego School of Law: The Rise of Emergency Arbitrators in International Arbitration (February 2015)
Fall 2014 American Bar Association’s Section on International Law Conference: The Rise of International Arbitrations between Latin America and Eastern Asia (October 2014)