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A leading global hotel management company

Successfully representing a leading global hotel management company in an ICC arbitration against an Owner – securing full recovery of unpaid fees / expenses, dismissal of mismanagement counterclaims and a substantial costs award. The complex arbitration also included a successful application for interim relief relating to owner interference with the management of the Hotel.

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A renowned international hotel management company

Represented a renowned international hotel management company in disputes against the owner of the property in relation to a premium hotel located in Mainland China (two ad hoc arbitrations (UNCITRAL Rules), PRC law).

A multinational hospitality company

Represented a multinational hospitality company in disputes with a Thai hotel owner related to unpaid management and other fees (SIAC arbitration in Singapore, Singapore law and related Thai litigation).

A luxury hotel chain

Represented a luxury hotel chain in relation to force majeure clauses and early termination clauses with respect to the hotel management agreement, following a water leakage at one of their hotels in Asia.

A leading global hotel chain

Advising a leading global hotel chain in a DIFC-LCIA arbitration against an Owner arising out of disputes regarding non-payment of fees and alleged mismanagement. The arbitration included  a number of complex issues regarding hotel management and applications for interim relief and partial summary judgment.

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Advising on international co-mingling and content licensing agreements with the New Zealand Racing Board and Phumelela Gaming and Leisure

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Sarah Kenny

Consultant, Sydney

Sarah Kenny
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Alan Watts

Partner, Global Co-Head of Class Actions and Co-Head of Partnerships, London

Alan Watts