Hogan Lovells International LLP
James Kwan is a Partner of Hogan Lovells. He is based in the Hong Kong office. He specialises in international commercial arbitration, with a focus on life sciences, chemicals, technology, infrastructure, and energy disputes. He has represented clients in arbitrations in Asia, the U.S., the Middle East, and Europe under the major institutional rules such as ICC, HKIAC, SIAC, CIETAC, AAA, LCIA, DIAC, CAS, and in ad hoc arbitrations.
James is widely recognised as a leading individual in International Arbitration by major legal directories, such as Asia Pacific Legal 500, Chambers Asia Pacific and Global, Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Arbitration Lawyers, Practical Law Company's Which Lawyer?, Benchmark Asia Pacific: Arbitration, Global Law Expert and named one of Asian Legal Business' Hot 100 Lawyers of 2008 and 2011. He is the author of a chapter in The Hong Kong Arbitration Ordinance Commentary and Annotations, Sweet & Maxwell, 2015 (2nd edition); Arbitration in China: A Practical Guide, Sweet & Maxwell, 2004; and co-editor of Construction Arbitration in Hong Kong: A Practical Guide, 2015, Wolters Kluwer.