Wendy LIN is a Partner in WongPartnership LLP’s Commercial & Corporate Disputes and International Arbitration Practices.
Wendy has an active practice spanning a wide array of various high-value, multijurisdictional, and complex commercial disputes before the Singapore Courts, as well as in arbitrations conducted under various arbitral rules. She is presently serving her second term as Co-Chair of the YSIAC Committee.
Wendy has consistently been recommended in legal publications for her dispute resolution work; with sources noting she is “a first-class advocate, with the unparalleled ability to cut through numerous complex facts and legal arguments, extract the winning arguments, and to convey them effectively, with absolute charm and ease”, “an extremely knowledgeable and a highly-strategic thinker unfazed by the pressures of high stakes litigation”; and “a very good strategist who always thinks several steps ahead”.
Daryl is the managing partner of the Singapore office of Three Crowns LLP, the world’s first global specialist arbitration firm. He has an active portfolio of arbitrations involving a wide range of applicable laws and venues, arising from energy, construction, M&A, joint venture, and general commercial disputes. Daryl also serves as presiding arbitrator, co-arbitrator and sole arbitrator in institutional and ad hoc arbitration proceedings.
Chambers and The Legal 500 commend his “outstanding track record”, “superb written advocacy”, “valuable strategic input”, and recommend him for “consistently high-quality work”. Clients in these directories observe that he “scores highly for excellence in proceedings that turn on complex points of law” and describe him as “a brilliant all round talent” and a “phenomenal advocate with the ability to turn the most complex facts in a case into simple, attractive and persuasive argument”. Daryl features as a “Global Leader” in Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration 2022, which describes him as “a top name for international arbitration” with “great problem-solving skills”. Prior editions of Who’s Who Legal have ranked him as “one of the brightest” and “most highly regarded” partners in the Asia Pacific. He also features in the inaugural “Legal 500 Arbitration Powerlist – South-East Asia” and was named among “30 People to Watch in the Business of Law in Asia in 2022” by Asia Law Portal.
Daryl serves as the Chairman of the Board of Maxwell Chambers, an integrated Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) complex in Singapore established to provide best of class facilities and services for the conduct of ADR activities. He also serves on various governmental and regional arbitration committees.
Kate is a counsel based in Mayer Brown’s Singapore office and has experience in both international commercial and investor-State arbitrations.
Ranked #1 in Asia-Pacific by Who’s Who Legal 2020, Kate has extensive experience representing clients in a wide-range of industries, including oil & gas, mining, nuclear power, construction, finance, technology. She has been involved in cases before the US courts, ICTY, ECHR, ITLOS, and all major arbitral institutions. She has also undertaken sovereign advisory work in international law-related areas.
Kate has a juris doctorate degree from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law, where she was editor-in-chief of the Berkeley Journal of International Law. She is admitted to practice in England & Wales, New York, before the Supreme Court of the United States and the Singapore International Commercial Court.
Kate is described by clients as “a fine arbitration lawyer with outstanding knowledge in the field,” “articulate and responsive,” and “quick in analysing complex legal situations.”
Monisha is an Associate Director at TSMP Law Corporation, a leading boutique law firm in Singapore. As counsel, Monisha has represented clients in various complex and high-value international and domestic arbitrations (under the ICC Rules, SIAC Rules and Singapore Institute of Architects Rules) and in various arbitration-related Court proceedings (involving the ICC Rules and UNCITRAL Rules). Monisha is also a member of the YSIAC Committee for 2021-2022. Complementing her active arbitration practice, Monisha specialises in construction, infrastructure and engineering disputes, regularly acting for architects, employers and contractors at all levels of the Singapore Courts, as well as in adjudication proceedings. In addition to her active litigation and arbitration practices, Monisha also has a dynamic cross-border white-collar crime practice, acting on behalf of ultra-high-net-worth individuals, state-owned enterprises and foreign-domiciled companies to safeguard their interests.
Lijun specialises in international arbitration and regulatory investigations and enforcement, and has acted as counsel in international and domestic arbitrations (both ad hoc and under the SIAC, ICC, LCIA, LMAA and UNCITRAL rules). The industries she has covered include banking and financial services, construction, consumer goods and retail, shipping, and energy. In addition to her work as counsel, Lijun has also been accepted as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and recognised as an accredited mediator.
Lijun has substantial experience with tech disputes and regularly advises on cybersecurity and data issues and on emerging technology such as smart contracts, block chain and distributed ledger technology. Lijun speaks English and Mandarin.
Samuel is the Supervising Counsel of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre.
With over a decade of specialist international arbitration experience, Samuel has acted as both arbitrator and arbitration counsel in international arbitrations.
Prior to re-joining SIAC, Samuel was a Senior Associate in the international arbitration team of a global law firm.
Samuel has been recognised by Who’s Who Legal as a “most highly regarded” Future Leader in Arbitration; by The Legal 500 in its International Arbitration Powerlist for Southeast Asia; and as a Thomson Reuters Stand-out Lawyer. He also serves on the YSIAC Committee and the Tutors Panel of the Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC) Academy.
Described as “one of the leaders of the next generation”, he has been commended for his “impeccable knowledge of arbitration”, for having a“deep knowledge of the practices and procedures of arbitral institutions” and as “a persuasive advocate, with a bold and creative writing style.”
Samuel graduated with a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur and a Master of Laws (LL.M.) from Columbia University School of Law, New York (as a Fulbright and Harlan Fiske Stone scholar). Samuel is admitted to the Malaysian Bar, and is fluent in Bahasa Melayu and conversant in Mandarin Chinese.
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Colin is a highly regarded independent advocate who specialises in international commercial arbitration and complex cross-border disputes. He sits as arbitrator and acts as counsel under various arbitral rules, while many of his cases have established novel points of law before the Singapore courts. Repeatedly recognised by legal directories as one of Singapore’s leading lawyers, Colin has provided expert evidence of Singapore law to the courts of England and Wales, New South Wales and Hong Kong.
Colin has participated in several arbitration-related law reform initiatives and committees, and is the author of Legal Professional Privilege. He is also a member of the Rules of Court Working Party, and a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators.
Benson is triple-qualified in Singapore, England and Wales, and New York. Fluent in English and Chinese he focuses on arbitration counsel work involving Southeast Asian and Greater China regions. Most of his work is as counsel but he has also been appointed three times as a sole arbitrator by SIAC and ICC. He is listed as a Rising Star by the Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2020, 2021, and 2022. He is also listed in the Legal 500 Private Practice Arbitration Powerlist – Southeast Asia 2022.
He is a CIArb Fellow and is actively involved in several arbitration committees such as ICC Singapore Arbitration Group Thought Leadership Sub-Committee, SIAC Users Council, and Maxwell Chambers Steering Committee. He published articles in academic journals and lectured on, amongst others, arbitration. He led 3 teams of 8 Assistant Editors as Associate Editor at Kluwer Arbitration Blog.
Gerui is a Director of Drew & Napier LLC. She represents clients in complex and high-value arbitrations and arbitration-related Court proceedings. In addition to international commercial arbitrations, her practice includes investor-state disputes and treaty arbitrations, where she has acted for both states and investors.
Gerui studied law at Oxford University. She is recognised as an outstanding young lawyer in Asia’s 40 under 40 by Asian Legal Business (2022), named among Singapore’s most influential lawyers under 40 by the Singapore Business Review (2016) and is described as “excellent” (Global Arbitration Review 9th edition (2016)) and “very skilled and extremely dedicated to the needs of the client” (India Business Law Journal, June 2015 issue).
Z.J. JENNIFER LIM is counsel at Sidley Austin LLP, based in the Singapore office. She focuses her practice on international dispute resolution and arbitration. Jennifer has represented clients in investor-state and commercial arbitrations, including proceedings conducted under the ICSID, ICSID (Additional Facility), and UNCITRAL Rules, as well as ICC, SIAC, HKIAC and LCIA arbitrations seated in Hong Kong, Singapore and New York. She also has broad experience advising on general transnational litigation matters, including arbitration-related court proceedings and complex cross-border disputes. Since 2019, she has been recognized as a “Future Leader” in international arbitration by Who’s Who Legal, a publication focused on a selection of outstanding lawyers aged 45 or under.
Jennifer is qualified in New York, Hong Kong, and Singapore (Registered as Foreign Lawyer), and she is bilingual in English and Mandarin Chinese. She is a member of the ICC Task Force ‘Addressing Issues of Corruption in International Arbitration.
Hui Min is in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution and Arbitration Department of Dentons Rodyk, the world’s largest law firm. She is effectively bilingual in English and Chinese, and has a broad range of experience, including commercial and contractual disputes, arbitration, commodities disputes, international trade, employment law and real estate and property-related disputes.
She acts for multinational companies, listed companies, small and medium enterprises, governments and private individuals.
Her fluency in Chinese has enabled her to communicate and connect well with the many PRC clients that she has worked with. She has a good understanding of the culture and mind-set of her PRC clients and has demonstrated strong abilities to leverage on her knowledge to consistently provide effect legal support to her clients.
Si Ming is a Partner in the Litigation Practice of Allen & Gledhill LLP.
He acts in a wide range of arbitrations arising from regional disputes over financial transactions, building and infrastructure projects, commodities, companies and shareholders, and commercial joint ventures. He is well-versed in the major arbitration rules such as the SIAC Rules, and proficient in arbitral processes such as expedited procedure arbitration and emergency arbitration.
Si Ming also regularly represents clients before the Singapore courts in applications that are brought in relation to or in support of arbitration proceedings.
Nicholas is a director of Breakpoint LLC, a boutique dispute resolution outfit that specialises in commercial litigation and international arbitration disputes. He has advised and represented international banks, Fortune 500 companies, state-owned enterprises, public-listed entities and high net worth and prominent individuals in disputes between shareholders, joint venture partners, financing counterparties, employers and contractors, among others. Other than arbitration, Nicholas also specialises in conflict of laws and its effects and implications on cross-border transactions and disputes. His publications on these two topics have been cited by Courts and commentators around the world.
Devathas is 8 years into practice and questioning, on a daily basis, what it means to be young (whatever it is, he insists he still is). He graduated valedictorian of the class of 2013 at Singapore Management University, clerked at the Supreme Court of Singapore for two years, and has been at Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP since, where he is now partner.
His practice involves a mix of arbitration and litigation. He has acted in and advised on a range of matters including SIAC (first and foremost), ICC, JCAA and LMAA arbitration proceedings, court-related arbitration matters, SICC proceedings and general litigation.
Outside of practice, he teaches (or at least thinks he teaches) at the Singapore Management University School of Law as adjunct faculty. He is also a CLAS volunteer, an assessor under the COVID-19 Temporary Relief legislation, and an avid supporter of greener arbitrations.
Zac Sharpe focuses on international disputes resolution with an emphasis on international arbitration and cross-border disputes arising out of major capital projects and investments. He has advised across a range of industries, including oil & gas, mining, infrastructure, engineering and construction, shipping, manufacturing, and trade.
Zac’s experience includes arbitration proceedings in major arbitration centers around the globe (London, Geneva, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Seoul) and under various arbitration rules and procedures, including ICC, LCIA, ICSID, LMAA, SIAC, HKIAC, and ad hoc proceedings in a number of jurisdictions. He has significant experience in disputes arising out of oil & gas, mining, infrastructure, shipbuilding, and offshore construction projects across Asia, Europe, Australia, and in the Middle East. Zac also advises on investor-state claims arising under bilateral and multilateral investment treaties.
Paul is a Band 1 leading individual for international arbitration (The Legal 500 Asia Pacific). He is called to the Singapore and English bars. His ‘’impressive commercial disputes practice’’ includes instructions as lead counsel before international arbitral tribunals, the Singapore International Commercial Court, and arbitration-related litigation. His cases often involve complex issues of private and public international law.
His experience includes a significant placement with “magic circle set” Essex Court Chambers in London (as a Singapore Academy of Law scholar) where he worked on commercial and public international law cases before the English courts and international tribunals, and a stint as a foreign stagiaire with LaLive in Geneva.
Paul teaches international arbitration and speaks internationally on the subject. He has also been appointed as an expert to the Singapore delegation to the UNCITRAL’s Working Group on Arbitration.
As Director & Head, Americas, at the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC), Adriana oversees SIAC’s activities in North and South America. She has broad experience as an arbitration practitioner – having served as arbitrator, international arbitration lawyer, and Counsel in the SIAC Secretariat.
Adriana first joined SIAC as Counsel, during which time she administered over two hundred cases under the SIAC Rules and UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules, with a particular focus on disputes involving States, State-controlled entities, and intergovernmental organisations. She was involved in the drafting of the SIAC Rules 2016, SIAC Investment Arbitration Rules 2017, and the SIAC Practice Notes on third party funding. She was also a key contributor in the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators (SIArb) working group that published the SIArb Guidelines on Party-Representative Ethics.
Prior to rejoining SIAC, Adriana was a disputes lawyer at a leading international law firm in Singapore, where she advised and represented clients in international commercial and ICSID arbitrations.
Adriana is an active member of the Young SIAC Committee (YSIAC) and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Singapore) Young Members Group.
Sergio Nascimento is a lawyer in the Arbitration and Litigation practice of Sergio Bermudes Advogados in Sao Paulo, Brazil. He also worked for Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton as Foreign Associate in New York during the years of 2017 and 2018.
Sergio represents clients in litigation and commercial arbitration disputes, both domestic and international, participating in hearings, addressing oral arguments and negotiating settlements. He has also provided a number of legal opinions on commercial disputes and statutory interpretation.
Sergio graduated from University of Sao Paulo Law School and earned an LL.M. degree from University of California, Berkeley, USA.
He is admitted to practice in Brazil and New York.
He speaks English, Portuguese and Spanish.
David is a partner of JunHe LLP, a leading law firm in China. At JunHe, he specialises in dispute resolution, regulatory compliance and energy and infrastructure practices. During his legal career, David worked at several Chinese and international law firms in Beijing and Hong Kong for more than twelve years and represented Chinese and foreign companies in arbitration proceedings under the arbitration rules of ICC, SIAC, HKIAC, SCC, LCIA, CIETAC, BAC etc. David is also experienced in representing foreign companies to resolve complex commercial disputes in Chinese courts and arbitration institutions, as well as assisting Chinese companies at courts of England and Wales, USA, Italy, Singapore and Hong Kong etc.
The types of disputes David has acted for include international trade, construction and public infrastructure, M&A and joint venture, IP related licenses, financing and derivative products as well as recognition and enforcement of foreign court judgments and arbitral awards.
David is qualified to practice in China and New York state. He graduated from Nanjing University, China (LLB), Duke University (LLM) and Washington University in St Louis (LLM/JD).
Vicky is a partner of JunHe LLP based in Beijing. She is specialised in cross-border dispute resolution. Her practice focuses on corporate and commercial dispute matters, such as equity investment, joint venture, M&A, shareholder disputes, corporate governance, finance, securities, etc. She has represented clients in international arbitrations under various arbitration rules, such as SIAC, ICC, HKIAC, CIETAC, BAC, and UNCITRAL Arbitration Rules. She also represents clients in litigations and arbitration related court proceedings before the Chinese courts. Vicky has experience of more than ten years working with Chinese and international law firms in Beijing and Hong Kong as well as Singapore International Arbitration Centre in Singapore.
Vicky has been recognised as a “Next Generation Partner” by the Legal 500 in 2020 and 2021, and a “Future Star” in International Arbitration by the Benchmark Litigation China in 2021. She also teaches as an adjunct professor at China University of Political Science and Law.
Yuxian Zhao is an associate with Han Kun Law Offices in Shanghai. His practice focuses on complex commercial disputes. He has represented clients in disputes subject to arbitration under the rules of the CIETAC, HKIAC, ICC, SHIAC, SAC, and UNCITRAL, in the areas of finance, investment, energy, trade, TMT, and entertainment. He has also advised on annulment or enforcement of arbitral awards.
Yuxian received his J.M. (in PRC law) and J.D. (in U.S. law) from Peking University School of Transnational Law, and LL.M. from Harvard Law School.
Sherlin is a partner in the international arbitration and litigation team at Withers.
She is a specialist in cross-border disputes, international commercial arbitration, and multi-jurisdiction litigations. With over a decade of experience, Sherlin has advised clients in Asia, the Americas, and Europe on all phases and aspects of cross-border disputes (both litigation and arbitration). Sherlin also advises clients on the enforcement of international arbitral awards and/or court judgments. Sherlin has a rare set of skills given her unique background. Her career has given her the ability to be involved in all roles of a dispute. Given this experience, she is able to understand the overlaying objectives of not only of her clients but also the strategies implemented by counterparties, how arbitral tribunal members/judges think, and how arbitral institutions/courts operate.
Sherlin is a U.S. qualified attorney (California and New York) and a Registered Foreign Lawyer in Hong Kong. She is a native Mandarin Chinese and English speaker, has working proficiency in Spanish and basic German skills. She has spoken extensively on international arbitration and commercial disputes in conferences and seminars worldwide.
Bharat graduated in law in 2011 and in 2013, at the age of 23, secured 1st Rank in the Delhi Judicial Service Exam and was appointed as a Civil Judge/Metropolitan Magistrate where he served in various judgeship assignments in the 4 years that he spent at the Bench. In 2016, he resigned from judgeship and returned to the practice of law. Bharat has served as a Partner at L&L Partners (New Delhi) where he represented clients in litigation/arbitration in India and abroad, with a strong focus on International Arbitration & White Collar Crime. Bharat has served on various committees/policy discussions and has also been appointed as amicus curiae by the High Court. Bharat has also conducted various training programmes for judges, law-enforcement, investigators, prosecutors, arbitrators, company secretaries, resolution professionals, and corporate counsel. Bharat was featured in LexisNexis’ book – ‘On the Rise: Inspiring Stories of Young Legal Professionals in India’ (2017). Bharat received the Young Lawyer of the Year Award (Male) in 2018 from INBA. Bharat was recently featured by BusinessWorld in its list of ‘Top 40 under 40 in Legal”. Bharat currently practices as an independent arguing counsel in courts/tribunals in India.
Kartikey Mahajan is a Partner in the Dispute Resolution practice group of Khaitan & Co in the Singapore office. Kartikey is qualified to practice law in India, England & Wales (where he has rights of audience for all courts) and the State of New York.
His practice focuses on international arbitration (both commercial and investment treaty) and commercial litigation with a cross-border element. He appears as an advocate in his arbitrations and has also sat as an arbitrator in a variety of matters. Kartikey has experience in representing clients in institutional (including under ICSID, SIAC, ICC, LCIA, HKIAC, AAA and GAFTA Rules) and ad-hoc seated arbitrations in both common law and civil jurisdictions around the world.
He has also represented clients in litigation proceedings in various jurisdictions like London, New York, DIFC, India, Singapore, Hong Kong, Cyprus, and Iraq. Kartikey also advises clients on white collar, fraud and corruption issues, and as well as on internal and regulatory investigations (DOJ, MAS, SFO, CBI and FINMA).
His experience spans across private equity, energy (oil & gas, and renewable), infrastructure, telecom and media industries.
Sonali Mathur is a Partner in the Dispute Resolution practice at AZB & Partners in Mumbai. She specialises in international/ domestic arbitrations across various sectors including insurance, infrastructure, renewable energy, steel and coal. She was involved in a landmark Supreme Court case which distinguished the concepts of ‘seat’ and ‘venue’ of arbitration, as well as enforcement of an international treaty arbitration award against a state in India. She also specialises in complex commercial and regulatory litigation.
Prior to joining AZB, Sonali was a counsel associated with the Chambers of Senior Advocate, Janak Dwarkadas. Sonali is a regular speaker at arbitration conferences, and has authored several publications, including on investor- state arbitration. She is also a part-time professor of arbitration law at Government Law College, Mumbai since 2014.
She graduated with Honours from Government Law College, Mumbai in 2007, and did her Masters in Law from Columbia University, New York in 2009.
Lomesh has experience advising and representing clients on all aspects of dispute resolution, primarily complex civil & commercial litigation and arbitration matters (both domestic and international). He has experience in representing clients before various arbitral tribunals on a wide variety of commercial disputes, and before courts for interim relief(s) and challenging arbitral awards. In many disputes, he has acted as a lead counsel before the arbitral tribunals (conducting trial and arguments), as well as courts. Lomesh obtained Masters in Law (LL.M.) from New York University School of Law, New York, where one of his areas of focus was on international arbitration and dispute resolution. Asian Legal Business (ALB) featured Lomesh in its 3rd edition of “Forty Under Forty” lawyers in the Asia-Pacific region for 2017. The Legal 500 Asia Pacific (2017) lists Lomesh as a recommended lawyer for Dispute Resolution. He regularly speaks at conferences and has authored several articles.
Dewi Savitri Reni (Vitri) received her Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) in 2005 from the University of Indonesia, where she was honored as the Leading Student for both the Faculty of Law and the university. Vitri received a Fulbright scholarship to study law at the University of California, Berkeley, where she earned her Master of Laws (LL.M.) in 2008. Her areas of practice include M&A, environmental law, debt restructuring and insolvency, transportation law, foreign investment law, and civil and criminal litigation.
Vitri was recognized as Dealmaker of the Year at the 2020 Asian Legal Business (ALB) Indonesia Law Awards and Indonesia Lawyer of the Year at the Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific Awards 2020. She is recognized as a leading lawyer for dispute resolution in Chambers Asia Pacific 2021 and is named a Notable Practitioner for project development and M&A in IFLR 1000 2021.
Vitri is admitted to practice law in both Indonesia and New York.
Yutaro Kawabata frequently acts as counsel in international arbitrations under the SIAC, UNCITRAL, ICC, JCAA and other institutional rules. During his career at Nishimura & Asahi, he has represented numerous multinational companies in various industries, such as the automobile, pharmaceutical, electronics, food & beverage, apparel and franchise industries. Mr. Kawabata’ s ambition is to provide efficient and practical services to clients in relation to disputes with international aspects using his experience of many years spent living outside of Japan. He also focuses on providing advice on the resolution of commercial disputes, in particular termination of capital and business alliances and termination of continuous long term contracts under Japanese law.
Sharon Chong is a dispute resolution partner at Skrine, Malaysia. Her portfolio focuses primarily on aviation disputes, international arbitration, corporate and commercial litigation, fraud and asset recovery, and shareholders’ disputes. She regularly appears at all tiers of the Malaysian courts, and has acted in a wide array of cross-border disputes as well as international arbitrations in Asia and Europe (including arbitrations administered by ICC, AIAC, SIAC and TAI).
Sharon is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and the Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators. Additionally, she sits as an arbitrator and is on the panel of arbitrators of AIAC and SIAC. In 2017, she was appointed as a member of the Ad-hoc Arbitration Panel for the 29th SEA Games in Kuala Lumpur.
Sharon is actively involved in the arbitration circuit. She frequently participates in conferences, both as speaker and moderator, and contributes arbitration-related articles. Most recently, she co-authored the chapter on “Corporate Dispute Resolution” in the practitioner’s guide “Arbitration in Malaysia: A Practical Guide”.
Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2018 recognised Sharon as a “Future Star” in Commercial Disputes.
Prior to joining Meralco, Rob was a dispute resolution lawyer at a regional law firm in Singapore, where he represented clients in international commercial arbitration and civil litigation. He was also a research associate at the National University of Singapore Centre for International Law and senior court attorney at the Office of the Chief Justice of the Philippines.
He is presently an adjunct professor in the Philippines, teaching constitutional law, public international law, and ICT law. He has chaired panels and presented scholarly works at international conferences in the area of international dispute resolution, ASEAN law, comparative law, and human dignity.
Khushboo Shahdadpuri is a Senior Associate at Al Tamimi & Company. She is a dual qualified lawyer admitted to practice in Singapore and the State of New York. Khushboo’s practice focuses on international dispute resolution. She has represented conglomerates, state entities, employers, contractors and sub-contractors in construction, infrastructure, energy, oil & gas, real estate, corporate and shipping disputes.
In her arbitration matters, Khushboo works with experts from a number of disciplines, such as Delay, Quantum, Structural, MEP and Architectural. She also has extensive experience in dealing with arbitration matters under both civil law and common law and instructs barristers and Queen’s Counsels on a number of her cases.
Khushboo also has experience in arbitration related litigation matters, such as setting aside and enforcing arbitral awards before the courts in England, Singapore, Switzerland, Malaysia UAE, Qatar and Kuwait, amongst others.
Khushboo graduated from Columbia Law School (as a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar) and King’s College London. She publishes and speaks regularly on arbitration and construction related topics. She has been named in the Legal 500 rankings in 2021.
Marina Zenkova is a senior associate in the Dispute Resolution practice at White & Case focusing on international arbitration and commercial litigation. She represents clients in contractual, corporate, financial and other commercial disputes, often complex and multi-jurisdictional, as well as in insolvency proceedings – another area where Marina has solid experience and expertise.
Marina has represented clients in arbitration proceedings conducted under the auspices of leading arbitration institutions. She has recently spent a year on secondment to the Middle East office of a major oil company where she dealt with a wide spectrum of dispute resolution issues with a focus on construction arbitration.
Marina graduated from Novosibirsk State University (Law Faculty). She is fluent in Russian, English and French.
Wonyoung Yoo is a senior associate in the International Arbitration & Cross-Border Litigation Practice at Kim & Chang.
Wonyoung specializes in representing Korean and international clients in complex international disputes. She has successfully advised Korean, European and Chinese companies, including foreign private equity firms in complex multijurisdictional disputes of various subject matters, including construction, shipbuilding, intellectual property, pharmaceuticals, and mergers and acquisitions. She has acted as counsel in arbitrations under the rules of the International Chamber of Commerce, the Singapore International Arbitration Centre, the London Court of International Arbitration, the International Center for Dispute Resolution of the American Arbitration Association, and the London Maritime Arbitrators Association.
Wonyoung received her JD from Georgetown University Law Center and is admitted to practice in New York.