Peter Yuen

Partner, Fangda Partners

Peter is head of the firm’s dispute resolution practise in Hong Kong. His practice spans a number of areas including international and regional arbitration, having acted for clients in a number of high pro­file China-related commercial arbitrations.

Peter has been ranked a Leading Individual for International Arbitration in Chambers Asia since 2010. He is qualified to practise Hong Kong law and English law.

Peter’s experience in arbitration covers both institutional (mainly, ICC, SCC, LCIA and HKIAC) and ad hoc (mainly UNCITRAL) arbitrations in both English and Chinese languages. 

Although Peter’s professional career to date has focused on counsel work, he also accepts arbitral appointments.   He is listed as arbitrator on the HKIAC list of arbitrators, and on the SHIAC and BAC panels of arbitrators.

On 1 October 2019 Hong Kong and Mainland China brought into force an arrangement allowing the courts of each jurisdiction to award interim measures in support of arbitration seated in the other...
1 November 2019
In P v. M [2019] HKCFI 1864; HCCT 6/2019 (24 July 2019), the Hong Kong Court of First Instance set aside parts of  domestic arbitral awards on the basis of procedural concerns which it...
20 September 2019
On the eve of the finals of the VIS East Moot, with much of the World’s arbitration community focusing on Hong Kong, the Region’s government signed an arrangement with the Chinese Supreme People’s...
5 April 2019
As Hong Kong enters into the New Year, Peter Yuen and Matthew Townsend of Fangda Partners, Hong Kong examine the arbitration developments in the jurisdiction over the past 12 months In 2019, Hong...
8 January 2019
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