Z.J. Jennifer Lim is a litigation associate whose practice focuses on international dispute resolution and arbitration.
Ms. Lim joined Debevoise in the ...
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- Tethyan Copper Company Pty Limited in its $6 billion ICSID arbitration win against the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.
- An Asia-based global manufacturer in the solar power industry in an LCIA arbitration, involving claims of more than €200 million.
- A substantial shareholder of a Hong Kong listed company in her misrepresentation claim to rescind transactions through which her shares in the listed company were transferred to a U.S. company.
- The Republic of Korea in ICSID arbitration filed by IPICI and Hanocal.
- ExxonMobil and Murphy Oil in a NAFTA claim against the Government of Canada arising from requirements imposed by the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador. The Tribunal handed down its Decision on Liability and on Principles of Quantum ruling in favor of our clients that Newfoundland’s regulations violated NAFTA.
- A Chinese EPC contractor in an ICC arbitration concerning the construction of a coal-fired power generation facility in Central America, with more than $1 billion at stake.
- A major U.S. financial services company in an ICC arbitration seated in Hong Kong, in a dispute worth over $500 million concerning a significant corporate transaction.
- Perenco Ecuador in an ICSID arbitration against Ecuador, winning a record-breaking award worth $435 million — the largest award issued against Ecuador in connection with Law 42. The arbitration was commenced as a result of the Republic of Ecuador’s unilateral increase of its participation to 99% of all revenues from oil sales above a fixed “reference price” and its declaration that Perenco’s contracts had come to an end.
- Poštová Banka of Slovakia in investment treaty claims against Greece arising from the Greek debt restructuring.
- A major pharmaceutical company regarding potential FCPA issues arising from the payments for travel and expenses in connection with a training program for Chinese foreign officials.
- A high net worth individual in a dispute with his former Chinese joint venture partner relating to the distribution of assets from the Chinese JV company, involving litigation in multiple jurisdictions including successfully obtaining an injunction against the adversary’s assets in Hong Kong.
- Columbia Law School, 2012, J.D.
- University College London, 2012, Bachelor of Laws