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Andrew Raymond

Senior Associate, Foreign Legal Consultant (England & Wales, UK), Australian Registered Foreign Lawyer

Andrew is a dispute resolution expert specialising in cross-border disputes, international arbitration and investigations.

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Experience

Andrew is an expert in resolving complex commercial disputes, with a particular focus on international arbitration and multi-jurisdiction investigations. He frequently acts for Japanese and Korean clients, or for international clients who have a dispute or investigation with a Japanese or Korean nexus. Andrew has particular experience in the construction and infrastructure, financial investment and pharmaceuticals sectors. He also advises on compliance with anti-bribery regimes and ESG commitments.  

Andrew has represented clients in international arbitrations under the auspices of several arbitral institutions, including the DIAC, HKIAC, ICC, JCAA, LCIA and SIAC, as well as advising on ad hoc arbitrations under the UNCITRAL rules. He has also advised clients in respect of commercial and arbitration-related litigation before the BVI, DIFC, England and Wales, Jersey, Tokyo District and Singapore International Commercial courts.

Andrew recently spent six months working in the metals and energy team of a top Japanese trading house. He has been recognised by Legal 500 (Asia-Pacific) as a key lawyer in our construction practice. 

Andrew’s recent experience includes advising:

  • a Korean contractor in SIAC arbitration proceedings concerning a shareholder dispute on an Indian power project
  • a Japanese contractor in JCAA arbitration proceedings concerning a joint venture dispute about the valuation of two overseas power projects
  • a Korean bank in ad hoc arbitrations and Jersey court proceedings concerning the recovery of its investment in a Jersey based derivative-linked securities fund 
  • a Japanese pharmaceuticals company in respect of overpayments made under a Licence Agreement for components used to manufacture pharmaceutical drugs 
  • an Australian renewable energy company regarding an application to set aside an ICC arbitral award in the Tokyo District Court
  • a Korean contractor in DIAC arbitration proceedings arising out of the construction of a high profile project in Dubai
  • an international banking group on a confidential investigation into allegations of corruption concerning its renewable energy business in Japan
  • the owner/operator of a Bahrain IWPP in ICC arbitration proceedings with its off-taker, involving claims of over US$1.5 billion concerning the construction and operation of the plant
  • a Korean shipbuilding company on a multimillion dollar LCIA arbitration regarding an indemnity for patent infringement
  • a Korean contractor in an ad hoc mediation concerning warranty claims on a Saudi Arabian power project

 

 

 

Background

Andrew graduated from the University of Cambridge and was admitted as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales in March 2013. He has previously worked in our London, Dubai and Tokyo offices.