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Mr Nicholas Lingard

Partner and Head of Freshfields’ International Arbitration Group in Asia, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Nick is the head of our international arbitration group in Asia, he is an experienced international arbitration specialist, he represents clients in arbitrations across a variety of industries, under all the major arbitral rules, including the SIAC, ICC and UNCITRAL Rules, and under all major systems of law.

Nick also leads the most active investor-State arbitration practice in the region, representing both investors and States in high-profile, politically complex cases across Asia and the world. He is an expert member of the Energy Charter Treaty Secretariat’s Legal Advisory Taskforce and writes and speaks widely on international arbitration.
Recently named Asia International Arbitration Lawyer of the Year, Nick is also recognised as a “Leader in his Field” by Chambers Asia-Pacific and a Band 1 practitioner in international arbitration in Singapore by Legal 500.