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Phillip Rompotis

T: +852 2533 2702 M: +852 6606 8034 Email Phillip | Vcard Office: Hong Kong

Awards

Construction ; Dispute Resolution - Hong Kong

Construction ; Dispute Resolution - Hong Kong

Chambers Asia Pacific (China) 2016 - Dispute Resolution: Litigation: Recognised Practitioner

Chambers Asia Pacific (China) 2016 - Dispute Resolution: Litigation: Recognised Practitioner

Phillip Rompotis Partner

Contact details

Phillip Rompotis

T: +852 2533 2702 M: +852 6606 8034 Email Phillip | Vcard Office: Hong Kong

Phillip has over 20 years’ experience as a commercial disputes lawyer and is qualified in Hong Kong and Australia, having practised both as a solicitor and a barrister. Phillip is one of a handful of registered solicitor-advocates in Hong Kong.
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Phillip is a member of the firm's commercial disputes practice where his main focus is on arbitration and litigation proceedings, with particular and extensive experience acting for clients from construction and engineering, property, mining, energy, transportation and technology industries.

Phillip is a member of CIArb and has been appointed as arbitrator on several occasions. He is also an accredited mediator of the Victorian Bar, having appeared in numerous mediations as either mediator or advocate. Phillip has advised and represented numerous parties to domestic and international arbitration proceedings and multi-jurisdiction litigation proceedings. He has been involved either as instructing solicitor or lead counsel in a number of significant cases in the Courts of Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia.

Most recently, Phillip has led a team of lawyers and acted, both as the client's advisors and counsel/advocate for a large Indonesian listed company in connection with high profile proceedings in Indonesia, Singapore and Hong Kong arising out of a failed joint venture agreement. The case ran for eleven days and is reported: Astro Nusantara International BV and Ors v PT Ayunda Prima Mitra and Ors [2013] HKCFI 1885 [2014]; 1 HKLRD 197.
  • Construction and engineering dispute resolution

Power station construction

Acting for major Korean contractor in relation to the construction, operation and maintenance of a 120 MW gas-fired combined cycle in West Africa.

Power stations

Acting for operators of a power station in relation to complex pleading issues arising out of the construction of a power station involving issues of agency, estoppel and common enterprise and ability of the Court to pierce the corporate veil.

Shopping centres

Acting for various contractors in relation to issues arising during and after the construction of various shopping centres including time/money claims and bankruptcy issues.

Government of Hong Kong

Acting for the Hong Kong Government in relation to the Central Reclamation project in Victoria Harbour involving a complex range of contractor’s claims for time and additional payment.

More: Construction and engineering dispute resolution

  • Construction and engineering

Power station construction

Acting for major Korean contractor in relation to the construction, operation and maintenance of a 120 MW gas-fired combined cycle in West Africa.

Power stations

Acting for operators of a power station in relation to complex pleading issues arising out of the construction of a power station involving issues of agency, estoppel and common enterprise and ability of the Court to pierce the corporate veil.

Shopping centres

Acting for various contractors in relation to issues arising during and after the construction of various shopping centres including time/money claims and bankruptcy issues.

Government of Hong Kong

Acting for the Hong Kong Government in relation to the Central Reclamation project in Victoria Harbour involving a complex range of contractor’s claims for time and additional payment.

More: Construction and engineering

Awards

Construction ; Dispute Resolution - Hong Kong

Construction ; Dispute Resolution - Hong Kong

Chambers Asia Pacific (China) 2016 - Dispute Resolution: Litigation: Recognised Practitioner

Chambers Asia Pacific (China) 2016 - Dispute Resolution: Litigation: Recognised Practitioner

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06 Mar 2017

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The Stephenson Harwood guide to international arbitration

The Stephenson Harwood guide to international arbitration explains how arbitration works, how it should be used and its benefits and drawbacks.

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24 Feb 2017

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Construction and conflict

Partner Phillip Rompotis has recently been interviewed by Asian Legal Business on ‘Construction and Conflict’. The interview has been featured in the February 2017 iss..

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03 Dec 2015

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Penalty Clauses Revisited by the UK Supreme Court

As a risk allocation tool, penalty clauses are used across a broad range of commercial contracts. Phillip Rompotis looks at a recent judgment handed down in the UK whe..

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07 Aug 2015

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An anti-suit injunction should be granted to protect the parties’ bargain under an arbitration clause

We looks at an arbitration case - Ever Judger Holding Company Limited v Kroman Celik Sanayii Anonim Sirketi (HCCT 6/2015, Hong Kong High Court of First Instance).

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