David Bateson is a partner in the Hong Kong office of King & Wood Mallesons where he specialises in dispute resolution.
His work involves all forms of dispute resolution including arbitration, litigation and alternative dispute resolution throughout Asia.
David has been a resident of Hong Kong since 1980.
He has extensive experience in disputes concerning construction, resources, joint ventures, shareholder agreements, telecommunications, and investor/state.
He is a practising arbitrator, with extensive experience in over 80 arbitrations in Asia, the Middle East and Europe.
He is on the Panels of Arbitrators; Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, CIETAC (China); Singapore International Arbitration Centre, SIAC; Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration, KLRCA; FACT (India) and APRAG (Asia Pacific.
He has acted as chairman, party-appointed arbitrator, or sole arbitrator under the auspices of the HKIAC, KLRCA, SIAC, CIETAC, ICC, PCA, AAA and LCIA.
David is the author of the book Commercial Arbitration in Hong Kong, and contributed chapters to Arbitration in Hong Kong: A Practical Guide (chapters "emergency arbitrator", "jurisdiction", and "ways to resolve a dispute"); Arbitration World (chapter "alternative dispute resolution"); and Chitty on Contracts – Hong Kong Volume.
King & Wood Mallesons has offices in major business centres in China, Australia, Japan, United Kingdom and the United States. In China, we have 13 offices in Beijing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Hong Kong, Ji’nan, Qingdao, Sanya, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Suzhou and Tianjin.
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