Allens

Experience

Our in-depth knowledge of both international and domestic arbitration rules allows us to advise you on which set of rules would be most appropriate for your organisation.

We have worked on numerous high profile international cases under different sets of arbitration rules, including ICC, UNCITRAL, HKIAC, SIAC, CIETAC and LCIA. Our broad experience includes:

Automotive
Acting for Canadian and US clients in international arbitration proceedings in Sydney concerning sales of automotive parts in the original equipment and after markets.

Construction
Acting for a global engineering company in numerous Victorian Supreme Court proceedings including a large international arbitration which required hearings in numerous locations (including Australia and the UK).

Acting for a contractor in arbitration proceedings taking place at the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre.

Contract pricing
Acting for a listed US corporation in international arbitral proceedings administered by the London Court of International Arbitration regarding the price of tantalum concentrate under a long-term sales contract with a Western Australian producer.

Defence
Acting for a UK client in an international arbitration proceedings in Adelaide concerning defence procurement.

Distribution agreements
Acting in an arbitration taking place at the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre dealing with a contractual dispute with a PRC company regarding sole distribution arrangements.

Food manufacturer
Defending a company in a CIETAC arbitration hearing in Shanghai.

Infrastructure
Advising a European investment company in two parallel arbitration proceedings concerning the development of a significant infrastructure project in the Phillipines.

Motorsport
Acting for a motorsport controlling body in a CIETAC arbitration relating to a Chinese law agreement.

Oil and gas
Acting in an ICC arbitration and related litigation in Singapore and Australia concerning large oil and gas developments in Pakistan.

Acting for an Australian oil exploration company and two other parties in an arbitration in London, concerning a joint venture dispute about oil exploration off the coast of Equatorial Guinea.

Acting for a principal in a dispute with a contractor over the construction of an oil refinery in Vietnam, subject to ICC rules with the seat being Singapore.

Acting for a major gas retailer in a gas price arbitration with the Cooper Basin producers.

Pay television
Acting for a pay television provider in an arbitration in Singapore.

Property
Acting for an Australian developer in international arbitral proceedings administered by the Singapore International Arbitration Centre arising out of a dispute with a foreign state-owned entity regarding a joint venture agreement in Vietnam.

Retail
Acting in a Hong Kong arbitration on behalf of a major Asian client.

Mining
Representing a number of companies in a London arbitration in relation to an indemnity dispute arising out of civil unrest in another country.

Reinsurance
Acting for an insurer in an international arbitration dispute over policy interpretation and matters of non disclosure.

Acting for six of the most prominent Australian reinsurers in a D&O liability portfolio dispute.

Telecommunications
Acting in an arbitration between Australian and French telecommunications companies.