Arbitration & International Disputes in Asia

Debevoise’s Arbitration practice in Asia reflects the firm’s global strength in the area. It is one of very few law firms in the world to combine sophisticated international arbitration, general commercial dispute resolution and public international law capacity in four major international arbitration centers: New York, London, Hong Kong and Paris.

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Noted as a leading firm for Dispute Resolution: Litigation in China.

Chambers Global, 2024


Ranked as a leading firm for Dispute Resolution: International Arbitration in Hong Kong.

“They are outstanding for international arbitration – diligent, thoughtful and tenacious.”

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific – Greater China, 2024


Ranked as a leading firm for International Arbitration.

“The outstanding team can handle the biggest and most complex litigation, including multi-jurisdictional difficult disputes.”

“Debevoise’s global practice is the most impressive overall disputes practice in the world. Its Asia presence, while lean, is sophisticated and omnipresent when it comes to dealing with high-stakes disputes. There is no other US firm that has the kind of depth that Debevoise has globally and this is well reflected by their lean but mean Asian presence.”

“They are exceptional when it comes to strategy and execution. They also hold the confidence of the client.”

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2022-2023


Ranked as a leading firm for International Arbitration.

Mark Johnson and Gareth Hughes named Dispute Resolution Stars.

Benchmark Litigation (Asia-Pacific), 2021


Winner in the “International Arbitration Practice that Impressed” category

GAR Awards, 2020

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Client Highlight

Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), in winning a complete victory in an ICC arbitration, resulting in one of the largest ICC arbitration awards ever, worth approximately U.S. $750 million.

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As part of The Guide to Challenging and Enforcing Arbitration Awards, published by Global Arbitration Review, our team has contributed a chapter focusing on Hong Kong.

To view this article, click here.

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The Debevoise team has authored various guides and tools to further the practice of international arbitration, including the industry standard setting Efficiency Protocol, and the Protocol to Promote Cybersecurity in International Arbitration.

These resources can be found here.

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