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Kay Kian Tan
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Litigation group, Bangkok.
Partner in the litigation group specialising in international commercial arbitration and litigation for the power and renewable energy, transportation and commodity sectors. Recent notable cases representing entities within the Thai national petroleum corporation in separate disputes involving a total of 26 London and Singapore arbitrations and advising the Malaysian power generation corporation on fuel supply disputes.
Called to the Bar of England and Wales in 1995, Middle Temple; advocate and solicitor of Singapore 1998; solicitor of England and Wales 1998; associate Sinclair, Roche & Temperley 1996-2000 (Singapore for two years and London for two years); senior associate Watson, Farley & Williams 2000; moved to Bangkok office 2001; partner 2004.
Law Society of England & Wales; Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
University of Nottingham (1994 LLB Hons).
Watson Farley & Williams (Thailand) Limited is rooted in maritime and shipping law, but the practice is equally adept at handling matters concerning other forms of transport; recent work includes advising Uber Technologies on regulatory matters relating to its taxi fleet. Thoresen Thai Agencies and TNB Fuel also feature on the client roster. Steven Burkill and Kay Kian Tan are recommended.
Thailand: Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution: international arbitration
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Recent work for Watson Farley & Williams (Thailand) Limited includes acting for Thoresen in claims over payment of shipping fuel to OWB, a matter led by Kay Kian Tan. Clients also include AIG Insurance, PTT Public Company and Soonthorn Metal Industries. Steven Burkill is ‘unflappable, dedicated and knowledgeable’.