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Watson Farley & Williams (Thailand) Limited
93/1 UNIT 902, 9F GPF WITTHAYU TOWER B
WIRELESS ROAD, PATHUMWAN
BANGKOK 10330
Thailand
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PARTNER AND HEAD OF THE FIRM’S ASIA DISPUTE RESOLUTION GROUP AND HEAD OF THE BANGKOK OFFICE

Position

Steven specialises in complex international disputes, in particular, London and Asia-based arbitrations involving oil and gas, power, mining and commodities and large-scale projects. He is also highly experienced in shipping litigation.

Steven has sat as an arbitrator in ICC, SIAC, TAI and ad hoc arbitrations. He has used this know-how on commercial projects to help avoid disputes and manage risk.

Lawyer Rankings

Thailand > Projects and energy

Praised for its team ‘collaboration mixed with great industry knowledge’, Watson Farley & Williams (Thailand) Limited handles the full spectrum of renewable energy matters and advises developers on wind, solar, waste and energy power projects. The practice is also well-placed to draw on the expertise of the firm’s litigation team when renewable energy disputes arise. Christopher Osborne, who advises on all stages the energy project lifecycle, including regulatory matters and financial agreements, jointly leads the practice alongside Steven Burkill, who represents clients in renewable energy disputes.

Thailand > Dispute resolution

Watson Farley & Williams (Thailand) Limited is well-placed to handle multi-jurisdictional disputes and acts for a range of clients, including investment banks, corporations, shipping lines and aviation entities. It is also noted for its specialisms in the construction, energy, insurance and commodities sectors. Practice head Steven Burkill has experience in representing clients in the Thai, English and US courts. Kay Kian Tan focuses on commercial litigation. Praised for his ‘strong analytical‘ skills, Ratthakarn Boonnua has experience in international trade and commercial disputes.

Thailand > Dispute resolution: international arbitration

(Leading individuals)

Steven BurkillWatson Farley & Williams (Thailand) Limited

Watson Farley & Williams (Thailand) Limited is praised as ‘one of the leading practices in the region for international arbitration in energy, oil and gas, renewables, power, utilities and infrastructure project disputes’. Noted for its ‘integrated global arbitration capability’, the practice runs international arbitrations for Asian corporations in a range of arbitral institutions. Head of the group Steven Burkill is a ‘key contact’ for London and Asia-based arbitrations involving oil and gas, power and large-scale projects. Kay Kian Tan represents multinational corporations in international commercial arbitrations in the international trade, insurance and transport industries, while Alan Polivnick focuses on cross-border arbitrations in the transport, insurance and reinsurance sectors.