Chris has acted as counsel and advocate in ad hoc and institutional arbitrations in a number of jurisdictions and under various governing laws. He has broad experience of advising on international disputes, particularly in the energy, mining and life sciences sectors.
He has advised:?
an international pharmaceutical company in an ICC arbitration in Singapore with over US$0.5 billion in dispute concerning a co-promotion agreement
the owner of a LNG terminal in an ICC arbitration concerning a long term gas supply agreement relating to an offshore African field
Mylan Laboratories in its significant victory in a SIAC arbitration commenced by Phosphagenics in Singapore arising from licensing and research agreements, in which Phosphagenics claimed damages of over US$ 300 million
SCF II, a subsidiary of the major African urban land development group, Rendeavour, in an LCIA arbitration in relation to the Tatu City project in Kenya. SCF II succeeded in the arbitration in relation to its claims for fraudulent misrepresentation and breach of contract. We have also assisted SCF II in relation to enforcement of the award in Mauritius
an African oil company in an LCIA arbitration in London relating to an upstream interest in Nigeria
an international mining company in an LCIA arbitration seated in London concerning a mining project in sub-Saharan Africa
an international investment firm in an ICC arbitration seated in Paris regarding a mining project in Turkey