David's practice covers a wide range of disputes, with a particular focus on energy, construction, infrastructure and M&A disputes in Asia, Australia, Europe and the Middle East. He has advised and represented companies in complex and high-value commercial and investment arbitrations under the rules of the ICC, ICSID, KCAB, SIAC and UNCITRAL.
Prior to joining our firm, David worked at a leading US international law firm in Singapore, where his practice focused on complex cross-border arbitrations arising out of major projects and high-value transactions.
David's experience includes advising:
- a joint venture in SIAC arbitration proceedings against a consortium of contractors regarding the construction of a major petrochemical complex in Southeast Asia
- multiple private equity and investment companies in a dispute arising from shareholder agreements concerning a major insurance company
- multiple European investors in an ICSID arbitration against a Middle Eastern state under multiple bilateral investment treaties
- a leading multinational company in a dispute arising from one of the world's largest off-shore LNG projects, located off the coast of Australia
- a major Korean contractor in multiple UNCITRAL arbitrations against various parties arising out of the engineering and construction of an iron ore mine in Western Australia
David studied law and finance at the University of Melbourne, and is admitted to practice in New South Wales, Australia.
David is also a native Korean speaker.