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Peter Harris

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Peter Harris specialises in international arbitration matters and has been advising clients in relation to project disputes, international commercial arbitration and investment treaty arbitration. Predominantly, Peter has worked for clients in the energy, resources, construction and infrastructure sectors.

国際仲裁問題を専門としており、プロジェクト紛争、国際商事仲裁及び投資協定仲裁に関する助言を行っている。 エネルギー、資源、建設及びインフラ分野のクライアントが多い。

Peter’s experience includes advising:

  • Kingsgate Consolidated Limited in an ongoing dispute against the Kingdom of Thailand in relation to the Chatree gold mine. Kingsgate's claims are being pursued in international arbitration proceedings brought under the Thailand-Australia Free Trade Agreement. The proceedings are governed by the UNCITRAL Rules and the arbitration is administered by the Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague (PCA Case No. 2017-36 1).
  • A global oil & gas contractor in a USD 1.8 billion dispute arising out of a contract for the construction of an LNG loading jetty (UNCITRAL Rules, Perth seat).
  • Cortec (Pty) Ltd, Stirling Capital Ltd and Cortec Mining Kenya Ltd in an ongoing ICSID arbitration against the Republic of Kenya, the dispute arising out of the revocation of a mining licence and other measures taken by the host State in alleged violation of the United Kingdom-Kenya BIT (ICSID Case No. ARB/15/29).
  • a US-based solar company on a high-value ICC arbitration against a Taiwanese company involving worldwide breach of contract and misappropriation of confidential information claims as well as a range of anti-trust and intellectual property matters (ICC Case No. 20391/RD).
  • Churchill Mining plc and Planet Mining Pty Ltd in a consolidated ICSID arbitration against the Republic of Indonesia, the dispute relating to the East Kutai Coal Project in Kalimantan (ICSID Case No. ARB/12/14 and ARB/12/40).
  • a Singapore company in an ongoing dispute with a South East Asian State concerning measures taken against an investment in a palm oil processing plant (this dispute is currently cooling off under the applicable investment treaty, and will be referred to ICSID arbitration if it cannot be resolved amicably).
  • a UK-listed fit-out contractor in SIAC arbitration proceedings against a US-based developer in relation to a dispute arising out of the development of a landmark casino and integrated resort development. The dispute was resolved through a mediation using a co-mediator process.
  • a major international oil company on investment treaty protection and corporate structuring in relation to projected projects in Myanmar, China and the Philippines bilateral investment treaties respectively.
  • a global insulation contractor in relation to a disputed final account claim and contemplated adjudication proceedings involving contested variations and completion issues.
  • an Australian energy company as the employer on a major biodisel project in Malaysian in relation SIAC arbitration proceedings involving a number of issues and claims surrounding payment security, liquidated damages and extensions of time.
  • a PRC-based manufacturer of sapphire crystals used in the semi-conductor industry in LCIA arbitration proceedings against a US-supplier.

Peter’s experience includes advising:

  • Kingsgate Consolidated Limited in an ongoing dispute against the Kingdom of Thailand in relation to the Chatree gold mine. Kingsgate's claims are being pursued in international arbitration proceedings brought under the Thailand-Australia Free Trade Agreement. The proceedings are governed by the UNCITRAL Rules and the arbitration is administered by the Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague (PCA Case No. 2017-36 1).
  • A global oil & gas contractor in a USD 1.8 billion dispute arising out of a contract for the construction of an LNG loading jetty (UNCITRAL Rules, Perth seat).
  • Cortec (Pty) Ltd, Stirling Capital Ltd and Cortec Mining Kenya Ltd in an ongoing ICSID arbitration against the Republic of Kenya, the dispute arising out of the revocation of a mining licence and other measures taken by the host State in alleged violation of the United Kingdom-Kenya BIT (ICSID Case No. ARB/15/29).
  • a US-based solar company on a high-value ICC arbitration against a Taiwanese company involving worldwide breach of contract and misappropriation of confidential information claims as well as a range of anti-trust and intellectual property matters (ICC Case No. 20391/RD).
  • Churchill Mining plc and Planet Mining Pty Ltd in a consolidated ICSID arbitration against the Republic of Indonesia, the dispute relating to the East Kutai Coal Project in Kalimantan (ICSID Case No. ARB/12/14 and ARB/12/40).
  • a Singapore company in an ongoing dispute with a South East Asian State concerning measures taken against an investment in a palm oil processing plant (this dispute is currently cooling off under the applicable investment treaty, and will be referred to ICSID arbitration if it cannot be resolved amicably).
  • a UK-listed fit-out contractor in SIAC arbitration proceedings against a US-based developer in relation to a dispute arising out of the development of a landmark casino and integrated resort development. The dispute was resolved through a mediation using a co-mediator process.
  • a major international oil company on investment treaty protection and corporate structuring in relation to projected projects in Myanmar, China and the Philippines bilateral investment treaties respectively.
  • a global insulation contractor in relation to a disputed final account claim and contemplated adjudication proceedings involving contested variations and completion issues.
  • an Australian energy company as the employer on a major biodisel project in Malaysian in relation SIAC arbitration proceedings involving a number of issues and claims surrounding payment security, liquidated damages and extensions of time.
  • a PRC-based manufacturer of sapphire crystals used in the semi-conductor industry in LCIA arbitration proceedings against a US-supplier.

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Career and qualifications

  • University of Oxford (MA) 2002
  • SOAS University of London (MSc) 2006
  • College of Law (LLB) 2010
  • Joined Clifford Chance, London 2010
  • Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales 2012
  • Clifford Chance, Perth 2015
  • Clifford Chance, Tokyo 2019

経歴、資格

  • 2002年 オックスフォード大学 (M.A.) 修了
  • 2006年 ロンドン大学東洋アフリカ学院 (M. Sc.) 修了
  • 2010年 豪州 カレッジ・オブ・ロー (LL.B) 修了
  • 2010年 クリフォードチャンス – ロンドン
  • 2012年 英国イングランド&ウェールズ弁護士資格取得
  • 2015年 クリフォードチャンス – パース
  • 2019年 クリフォードチャンス - 東京

Awards and citations

  • an impressive arbitration lawyer for construction and mining disputes
    Who’s Who Legal – Future Leader - Arbitration (2018)

    受賞、表彰

    • an impressive arbitration lawyer for construction and mining disputes
      Who’s Who Legal – Future Leader - Arbitration (2018)