Hyung-Sik (Brandon) Bang is a senior associate in the International Arbitration practice.
He specializes in international arbitrations involving construction, M&A, joint ventures, oil and gas, as well as disputes related to Asia and the Middle East. He has experience with major arbitration rules, including ICC, LMAA, AAA, HKIAC, SIAC and UNCITRAL Rules, as well as ad hoc proceedings.
Hyung-Sik (Brandon) Bang is featured as a “rising star” in The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific: Singapore – International Arbitration 2020, which describes him as “highly rated”. In the previous editions he was featured as a “Next Generation Lawyer” in which clients describe him as “outstanding”, note that “his work product is immaculate” (2018) and that he “deals very well with Korean clients” (2019). He was also commended as “efficient and smart” in the India Business Law Journal.
International arbitrations on which Hyung-Sik (Brandon) Bang has worked include the representation of:
- An Indonesian joint venture in a dispute with an Asian contractor arising from an EPC contract for the construction of a power plant in Indonesia. The contract provides for ICC arbitration in Geneva. Swiss law applies.
- The operator of a major infrastructure project in an Asian State, Claimant in an ICC arbitration in Singapore against the transportation authorities of that State. The dispute arises from a Concession Agreement and an EPC Contract. The law of the Asian State governs.
- The owner of a petrochemical plant in Thailand in connection with a dispute arising out of an EPC contract subject to ICC rules. Thai law governs.
- A NASDAQ listed company and a South East Asian company in a SIAC arbitration in Singapore. The dispute arises in connection with a Share Purchase Agreement governed by Mauritius law. Approximately $50 million is in dispute.
- A South East Asian marine company in an arbitration in London against a Chinese shipbuilder, conducted in accordance with the rules of the London Maritime Arbitration Association (LMAA). The dispute arose in connection with Shipbuilding Contracts for the construction of four Platform Supply Vessels. English law applied.
- A global asset management company, Claimant in a HKIAC arbitration in Hong Kong in connection with an investment in China. Hong Kong law governed.
- A North Asian company in an arbitration in London subject to the London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA) Terms. The dispute arose from a contract to build an offshore construction vessel. English law applied.
- The Asian founder and the majority shareholder of a NASDAQ listed company, Respondents in a UNCITRAL arbitration administered by the HKIAC in Hong Kong. The dispute arose from a shareholders agreement. New York law governed.
- A French-German consortium in an ICC arbitration in Stockholm against a Finnish utility company. The dispute arose from an agreement for the construction of a nuclear power plant in Finland. Finnish law governed. Over €6.1 billion was at stake.
- Shareholders of a major healthcare provider, Claimants in an ICC arbitration in Singapore, involving a stockholders agreement, governed by Philippine law.
University of Pennsylvania Law School
University of Auckland
University of Auckland
- “Equitable Claims under Section 4(9) of the Limitation Act 1950 and the Limitation Bill,” 2009 New Zealand Law Review 565