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Peter Harris

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Peter Harris
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Peter Harris has helped multiple clients navigate cross-border business disputes through litigation, arbitration, mediation and other forms of alternative dispute resolution.

He regularly acts for clients in the energy, resources, construction and infrastructure sectors but also has recent experience of resolving disputes relating to tech, financial services, shipping and commodities. Peter is an experienced oral advocate who regularly appears before international tribunals. Peter also has experience sitting as an arbitrator.

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係わる。エネルギー、資源、建設及びインフラ分野の経験も有する。

Peter’s experience includes advising:

  • Churchill Mining PLC and Planet Mining Pty Ltd in ICSID proceedings (arbitration and annulment) against the Republic of Indonesia, the dispute concerning the East Kutai Coal Project in Kalimantan (ICSID Case Nos. ARB/12/14 and ARB/12/40)
  • Oleovest Pte Ltd in an ICSID arbitration against the Republic of Indonesia (under the Singapore-Indonesia BIT), the dispute concerning certain investments in the palm oil sector (ICSID No. ARB/16/26)
  • Kingsgate Consolidated Limited in an UNCITRAL arbitration against the Kingdom of Thailand under the Australia-Thailand FTA, the dispute concerning the Chatree Gold Mine in northern Thailand (PCA Case No. 2017-36/AA684)
  • Sundance Resources Limited and Congo Iron SA in an ongoing ICC arbitration against the Republic of Congo following the revocation of its mining licence for the Nabeba-Mbalam Iron Ore Project (ICC Case No. 26145/DDA/AZO)
  • Sundance Resources Limited and Cam Iron SA in an ongoing ICC arbitration against the Republic of Cameroon concerning the Mbalam-Nabeba Iron Ore Project (ICC Case No. 26291/AZO)
  • Greenland Minerals Ltd in an ongoing arbitration against the Government of Greenland and the Government of Denmark regarding the right to develop the Kvanefjeld Technology Metals Project (ad hoc)
  • Cortec Mining Kenya Ltd and its affiliates in ICSID proceedings (arbitration and annulment) against the Republic of Kenya, concerning the Mrima Hill rare earths and niobium project (ICSID Case No. ARB/15/29)
  • an East Asian government department in relation to international investment law and investor-state arbitration practice.
  • a Japanese trading house in relation to risk management, anti-bribery and corruption issues and dispute resolution arising out of an offshore wind project in the UK.
  • a Japanese industrial contractor in relation to a dispute and ICC Rules arbitration proceedings arising out of the construction of a power plant in Bangladesh. The dispute included disputed variations and delays.
  • a global EPC contractor in relation to a dispute arising out of the delayed completion of a solar power project in Japan (ICC Rules, Japan seated arbitration).
  • a Japanese and Southeast Asian consortium in relation to claims arising out of a Time Charterparty for a Floating Storage Offloading vessel.
  • a Japanese energy consortium in relation to a dispute arising out of the sale of offshore oil assets in West Africa.
  • 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 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).
  • 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 antitrust and intellectual property matters (ICC Case No. 20391/RD).
  • 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 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 biodiesel 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:

  • Churchill Mining PLC and Planet Mining Pty Ltd in ICSID proceedings (arbitration and annulment) against the Republic of Indonesia, the dispute concerning the East Kutai Coal Project in Kalimantan (ICSID Case Nos. ARB/12/14 and ARB/12/40)
  • Oleovest Pte Ltd in an ICSID arbitration against the Republic of Indonesia (under the Singapore-Indonesia BIT), the dispute concerning certain investments in the palm oil sector (ICSID No. ARB/16/26)
  • Kingsgate Consolidated Limited in an UNCITRAL arbitration against the Kingdom of Thailand under the Australia-Thailand FTA, the dispute concerning the Chatree Gold Mine in northern Thailand (PCA Case No. 2017-36/AA684)
  • Sundance Resources Limited and Congo Iron SA in an ongoing ICC arbitration against the Republic of Congo following the revocation of its mining licence for the Nabeba-Mbalam Iron Ore Project (ICC Case No. 26145/DDA/AZO)
  • Sundance Resources Limited and Cam Iron SA in an ongoing ICC arbitration against the Republic of Cameroon concerning the Mbalam-Nabeba Iron Ore Project (ICC Case No. 26291/AZO)
  • Greenland Minerals Ltd in an ongoing arbitration against the Government of Greenland and the Government of Denmark regarding the right to develop the Kvanefjeld Technology Metals Project (ad hoc)
  • Cortec Mining Kenya Ltd and its affiliates in ICSID proceedings (arbitration and annulment) against the Republic of Kenya, concerning the Mrima Hill rare earths and niobium project (ICSID Case No. ARB/15/29)
  • an East Asian government department in relation to international investment law and investor-state arbitration practice.
  • a Japanese trading house in relation to risk management, anti-bribery and corruption issues and dispute resolution arising out of an offshore wind project in the UK.
  • a Japanese industrial contractor in relation to a dispute and ICC Rules arbitration proceedings arising out of the construction of a power plant in Bangladesh. The dispute included disputed variations and delays.
  • a global EPC contractor in relation to a dispute arising out of the delayed completion of a solar power project in Japan (ICC Rules, Japan seated arbitration).
  • a Japanese and Southeast Asian consortium in relation to claims arising out of a Time Charterparty for a Floating Storage Offloading vessel.
  • a Japanese energy consortium in relation to a dispute arising out of the sale of offshore oil assets in West Africa.
  • 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 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).
  • 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 antitrust and intellectual property matters (ICC Case No. 20391/RD).
  • 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 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 biodiesel 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, London (LLB) 2010
  • Joined Clifford Chance, London 2010
  • Admitted as a solicitor in England & Wales 2012
  • Clifford Chance, Perth 2015
  • Clifford Chance, Tokyo 2019
  • Registered as Gaikokuho Jimu Bengoshi (England & Wales) 2021
  • Partner since May 2023

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 カレッジ・オブ・ロー ロンドン (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
  • 2021年 外国法事務弁護士 (英国法)
  • 2023年 パートナー就任

Professional bodies

  • Member of the Law Society of England and Wales
  • Foreign member of Daini Tokyo Bar Association
  • Member of the Law Society of Northern Ireland

所属

  • イングランドおよびウェールズ弁護士会
  • 第二東京弁護士会
  • 北アイルランド弁護士会

Awards and citations

  • "Peter Harris of Clifford Chance is described by peers as ‘a highly skilled professional of top quality in the Japanese market’ and ‘very responsive, knowledgeable and always on point"
    Who’s Who Legal, Asia Pacific 2022
  • Construction / Infrastructure
    Best Lawyers Australia 2021
  • an impressive arbitration lawyer for construction and mining disputes
    Who’s Who Legal – Future Leader - Arbitration (2018)

    受賞、表彰

    • "Peter Harris of Clifford Chance is described by peers as ‘a highly skilled professional of top quality in the Japanese market’ and ‘very responsive, knowledgeable and always on point"
      Who’s Who Legal, Asia Pacific 2022
    • Construction / Infrastructure
      Best Lawyers Australia 2021
    • an impressive arbitration lawyer for construction and mining disputes
      Who’s Who Legal – Future Leader - Arbitration (2018)