King & Wood Mallesons

Paul Starr is AsiaLaw’s Hong Kong Disputes Star of the Year, and Joint Coordinator of King & Wood Mallesons’ Worldwide Arbitration Practice. The Global Arbitration Review cites a client’s praise for Paul as: “Simply the best lawyer for dispute resolution in construction and industrials in the East Asia and Pacific region”. The Asia Pacific Legal 500 specifically singles out Paul as “an excellent strategist”. Chambers Asia Pacific adds “everything you need in a lawyer – he’s bright and a great listener, but above all a master of tactics and strategy. He is decisive, clear and spot-on. He doesn’t just give superb advice: he gives the solution”. Paul’s firm being China’s first international law practice, he is representing a wide range of PRC clients on India’s largest infrastructure arbitration; a USD 600 million Central America power arbitration; an LCIA arbitration over force majeure in Africa; and a USD 600 million shareholders dispute in Hong Kong. His work for other international clients includes: a HKD 2 billion construction arbitration in Hong Kong; projects in Macau, Hong Kong, Singapore, and the Philippines. He was the second ever Chairman of the Society of Construction Law Hong Kong. He is an accredited arbitrator / mediator with HKIAC and KLRCA, and arbitrator with CIETAC, SHIAC, SCIA.

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