Arbitration

Our International Arbitration Group is a leader in the Asia-Pacific market with proven expertise to act on behalf of clients in all forms of international arbitrations.

Our strength and expertise have been recognised by independent international surveys as among the world's best: Allens has consistently been ranked in Arbitration and Dispute Resolution by Chambers Global Guides.

Our experience includes international arbitration matters that raise complex technical and jurisdictional issues in a variety of industry areas (including energy & resources, construction and insurance). Our International Arbitration Group also has in-depth experience acting in an advisory capacity, including advising on investment treaty protections and remedies. Our alliance with Linklaters provides us with a global network of 41 offices across 29 countries.

Experience

Construction

Acting for a global consortium in relation to the construction of a high value chemical plant in Australia. This was an International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) arbitration governed by English law.

Oil & Gas

Acting for a global oil and gas company in relation to a high value, strategic International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) arbitration arising out of a US$34 billion LNG project in northern Australia. The arbitral seat was Singapore, with hearings held in a variety of locations.

Oil & Gas

Acting for a Vietnamese oil and gas company in a Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) arbitration concerning a dispute with a contractor under an EPC contract regarding the construction of an oil refinery.

Oil & Gas

Advising leading sellers and purchasers in several large high-value gas price reviews and ad-hoc arbitrations.

Investment treaty advice

Advising a multinational company on investor-State arbitration and the protections afforded by applicable investment treaties that apply to its investment in an Asian State.

Investment treaty advice

Advising an Australian company on the applicable investment treaty protections relevant to its investments in a State in the Pacific region.