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Recent Projects




Arbitration & Mediation Work


Recent bilingual arbitration engagements have included:


Selected Arbitration Case Experience:

  • Co-arbitrator in a USD 15 million share agreement dispute between China, US, BVI, HK entities under the UNCITRAL rules, HKIAC

  • Presiding sole arbitrator in a UNCITRAL CISG trade dispute between China and US parties, HKIAC

  • Arbitration panel member in a FINRA USD 6.5mil securities dispute.

  • Co-arbitrator in a USD 200,000 CISG manufacturing dispute between Dutch and Chinese entities, CIETAC, Hong Kong (in Mandarin)

  • Co-arbitrator in a USD 950,000 million trust dispute involving allegations of breach of duty and unsuitability, FINRA

  • Presiding arbitrator in a 2013 dispute regarding domain name rights to, HKIAC, Hong Kong

  • Presiding arbitrator in several disputes regarding domain name rights to,, and, HKIAC, Hong Kong (in Mandarin Chinese)

  • Co-arbitrator in a dispute involving domain name rights to, CIETAC, Beijing (in Mandarin Chinese)

  • Co-arbitrator in an expungement case, FINRA, San Francisco




  • general cross-border commercial and IP/domain name 

  • securities 

  • professional responsibility 

  • landlord-tenant 

  • commercial real estate 

  • airline 



Training programs:


We have provide trainings in Hong Kong, Mainland China, the US, Singapore, Macau and Thailand with both public and private sector entities in the areas of:


  1. Collaborative negotiation

  2. Financial dispute resolution

  3. Cross cultural mediation

  4. Investor-state mediation

  5. International arbitration


Past clients:


  • The United Nations Office of Human Resource Development;

  • HSBC; Hang Seng Bank; HKMA

  • Ministries of Justice (Cambodia, Vietnam, Thailand, Burma, Laos)

  • Duke University; Santa Clara University; Stanford University.




“Highly interactive, Interesting activities; promoted open creative thinking”; “Encouraging”; ”eager to help" ( HKU Evaluations, 2008-2013)


“Practical and well organized”; “enthusiastic; group activities supported... [learning] objectives.” (Stanford Evaluations, 2006)


“Insightful and organized." “respectful of opinions and comments… One of the best instructors I have yet had.” (UC Berkeley Evalution, 2004)



Systems Design and Evaluation


We have conducted consultancies in the areas of dispute systems design and evaluation.


Dispute Systems Design:


  1. Facilitation of a waste-management public consultaiton in Hong Kong (at the HK Stock Exchange)

  2. Design of mechanisms of community natural resource consultation in Peru and South Sudan.

  3. Development of commercial dispute resolution mechanisms in the West Bank/Gaza.

  4. Design of client IP mediation preparation programs in Northern California.

  5. Establishment of a framework for land dispute resolution in Sri Lanka.


Joint Evaluation and Assessment:


  • Court annexed arbitration and administration of justice programs in Northern California and the West Bank/Gaza.  

  • The impact of a community natural resource consultation process in Cajamarca, Peru.


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