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Jacob Sin

Jacob Sin

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Jacob is an international arbitration specialist advising on complex disputes across Asia.

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Experience

Jacob has assisted in disputes in the oil and gas, projects, infrastructure, pharmaceuticals, hospitality and logistics sectors, representing entities from private equity funds to state-owned entities. He is familiar with the major institutional rules including HKIAC, SIAC and ICC rules.

Jacob has experience advising:
 

  • a Chinese state-owned oil and gas company and its UK subsidiary in a SIAC arbitration, valued in excess of USD 5.5 billion, in relation to a joint venture investment in offshore oil and gas assets
  • one of Asia's largest private equity firms on a dispute against another leading private equity firm, arising out of the sale of its shareholding in a Korean company
  • a Chinese pharmaceuticals company in relation to a dispute arising from its joint venture with a Italian pharmaceuticals company for product distribution in China
  • a joint venture shareholder on a Beijing-seated ICC arbitration arising under a shareholders' agreement
  • a major projects company to defend in an emergency arbitration relating to a joint venture dispute over infrastructure assets in the Philippines

Background

Jacob is qualified to practise as a solicitor in Hong Kong, having graduated with first class honours in LLB from the City University of Hong Kong. Jacob is fluent in English, Cantonese and Putonghua.

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