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Pump Court International

TWO INTERNATIONAL FINANCE CENTRE, 8 FINANCE STREET, HONG KONG
Tel:
Work +852 3101 7108
Fax:
Fax +852 3101 7107
Email:
Web:
www.pumpcourtinternational.hk
HONG KONG, London

Asia Pacific: The English Bar

Market overview

4 Pump Courtis not only good in its at traditionally strong areas of construction, shipbuilding and energy but also very capable at handling general commercial cases involving complex legal issues’. The set, which has a presence in Hong Kong under the Pump Court International banner, is praised for ‘knowing the Chinese market and the Chinese culture’. The clerks are ‘extremely helpful and friendly – they really go out of their way to accommodate the requests of overseas clients’. Key contacts include Carl Wall, Stewart Gibbs and the ‘highly efficient’ Carolyn McCombe.

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Asia Pacific: The English Bar

Commercial

4 Pump Court’s full-time arbitrator Christopher Moger QC is instructed to sit in a ₩40bn M&A dispute concerning alleged breaches of warranties and covenants regarding the sale of a Korean toy manufacturer. Alexander Gunning QC has moved to One Essex Court.

Commercial – Leading silks

Christopher Moger QC 4 Pump CourtA full-time arbitrator active in Singapore and Hong Kong.

Ranked: tier 1

John Rowland QC 4 Pump CourtA superb advocate and brilliant lawyer who is prepared to get into the detail of very complex cases.

Ranked: tier 3

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Construction

4 Pump Court’s Sean Brannigan QC represents the operator of a water park in a £100m arbitration over the allegedly negligent redevelopment of its park in South East Asia.

Construction – Leading silks

Sean Brannigan QC 4 Pump CourtHe represents contractors and employers in Asian construction disputes.

Ranked: tier 2

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Energy

4 Pump Court’s Sean O'Sullivan QC represents a European drilling contractor in a dispute with a Korean shipyard over the termination of a contract to construct a drilling rig intended for ultra-deep oil wells.

Energy – Leading silks

Sean O’Sullivan QC 4 Pump CourtInstructed in terrestrial and offshore energy engineering cases.

Ranked: tier 2

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Market overview

4 Pump Courtis not only good in its at traditionally strong areas of construction, shipbuilding and energy but also very capable at handling general commercial cases involving complex legal issues’. The set, which has a presence in Hong Kong under the Pump Court International banner, is praised for ‘knowing the Chinese market and the Chinese culture’. The clerks are ‘extremely helpful and friendly – they really go out of their way to accommodate the requests of overseas clients’. Key contacts include Carl Wall, Stewart Gibbs and the ‘highly efficient’ Carolyn McCombe.

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Shipping

4 Pump Court’s links to Hong Kong segue into a particularly strong practice regarding mainland Chinese shipyards. Nicholas Vineall QC represents a British marine survey company in a dispute with a Chinese shipyard concerning a bespoke $20m vessel.

Shipping – Leading silks

Nicholas Vineall QC 4 Pump CourtVery user friendly, approachable and calm.

Ranked: tier 1

Sean O’Sullivan QC 4 Pump CourtInstructed by Chinese shipyards and their customers.

Ranked: tier 2
Shipping – Leading juniors

Alexander Wright 4 Pump CourtFrequently instructed by Chinese shipyards.

Ranked: tier 2

Andrew Stevens 4 Pump CourtA popular choice for disputes with Chinese elements.

Ranked: tier 2

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