Kim M. Rooney

Gilt Chambers , Arbitrator and Barrister

Kim Rooney is an international arbitrator and barrister, chairing the Hong Kong Law Reform Commission’s Sub-committee on Third Party Funding for Arbitration. Before qualifying as a barrister in 2010, she was a partner of White & Case LLP, and headed its Hong Kong based Asian dispute resolution practice. She is an alternate member of the ICC Court of International Arbitration, and a member of the Hong Kong Bar Council (and chair of its Special Committee on International Practice), the Hong Kong Government’s Advisory Committee on Promotion of Arbitration in Hong Kong and its Committee on the Provision of Space in the Legal Hub among other memberships. She is co-author of ICCA’S Guide to the Interpretation of the 1958 New York Convention: A Handbook For Judges, among other works.

On 12 October 2016, the Law Reform Commission (“LRC“) released its Final Report on Third Party Funding for Arbitration (the “Final Report”) recommending that the Hong Kong Arbitration Ordinance (Cap...
7 December 2016
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