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AN INTERNATIONAL RESTAURANT FRANCHISE CHAIN

Representing an international restaurant franchise chain in defending an ICC arbitral claim brought against it by a former franchisee in Asia who alleged that the franchise agreement had been wrongfully terminated

A MULTINATIONAL ENERGY COMPANY

Representing a multinational energy company in dealing with sham arbitration proceedings in Africa and potential claims under an investment treaty (potential ICSID, international law).

BP

Advising BP on contentious issues in contract and in tort, and in multiple jurisdictions and fora including the UK inquest proceedings, arising from the terrorist incident at the In Amenas gas facility in Algeria between 16-19 January 2013

MYLAN LABORATORIES

Advising Mylan Laboratories in its significant victory in a SIAC arbitration commenced by Phosphagenics in Singapore arising from licensing and research agreements, in which Phosphagenics claimed damages of over US$ 300 million

SINOPEC

Representing Sinopec in its successful USD$5.5 billion fraud claim against Repsol arising from the acquisition of a series of offshore oil and gas assets in the UK North Sea. The arbitration was administered by the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC).

SCF II

Advising SCF II, a subsidiary of the major African urban land development group, Rendeavour, in an LCIA arbitration in relation to the Tatu City project in Kenya. SCF II succeeded in the arbitration in relation to its claims for fraudulent misrepresentation and breach of contract. We have also assisted SCF II in relation to enforcement of the award in Mauritius

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Key contacts

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Paula Hodges KC

Head of Global Arbitration Practice, London

Paula Hodges KC
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Simon Chapman KC

Regional Head of Practice - Dispute Resolution, Asia, Hong Kong

Simon Chapman KC
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Andrew Cannon

Partner, Co-Head, Public International Law Practice, Deputy Head, Global Arbitration Practice, London

Andrew Cannon
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Dr Patricia Nacimiento

Partner, Germany

Dr Patricia Nacimiento
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Helen Tang

Partner, Shanghai

Helen Tang
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Craig Tevendale

Partner, London

Craig Tevendale
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Kathryn Sanger

Partner,

Kathryn Sanger
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Thierry Tomasi

Partner, Paris

Thierry Tomasi