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Kengyi specialises in commercial dispute resolution and international arbitration.

Kengyi has experience in the conduct of commercial litigation and various forms of alternative dispute resolution (ADR). She has supported clients from a wide range of industry sectors on disputes involving jurisdictions across Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.

Her recent experience includes a particular focus on insurance disputes and she has worked on matters in relation to policy wordings, coverage issues, and insurance aspects of corporate transactions.


She is licensed to advise in Japan as a Registered Foreign lawyer (Gaikokuho Jimu Bengoshi), and is admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales. Prior to joining the disputes team in Japan, she trained and worked in the London and Tokyo offices of a global law firm.

She speaks English and Chinese (Mandarin) fluently.

Experience & expertise

Selected matters

  • a subsidiary of a major Japanese company in relation to a dispute concerning delays and disruption to the completion of a power project in the Middle East
  • a major Japanese pharmaceutical company in JCAA arbitration proceedings for claims of breach of representation and warranty under a share purchase agreement arising out of the sale of a pharmaceutical company
  • a major Japanese company on the enforcement of an international arbitration award in SE Asia
  • a major Japanese trading house in connection with international arbitration proceedings concerning delays and disruption to the completion of Ho Chi Minh City Urban Railway Construction Project