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Pryderi Diebschlag

Pryderi Diebschlag

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Pryderi is a counsel in our dispute resolution practice group with particular expertise in international arbitration, including energy and commodities disputes, joint ventures and commercial fraud.

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Pryderi is a counsel in our dispute resolution practice group with particular expertise in international arbitration, including energy and commodities disputes, joint ventures and commercial fraud.

Regions covered
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Pryderi has a broad practice covering international arbitration and litigation with a focus on commercial disputes arising out of joint ventures, the energy and commodities sector and commercial fraud.

He has represented clients in UNCITRAL, LCIA, LMAA, SIAC and HKIAC arbitrations and is regularly consulted in relation to planned commodities transactions, including structuring long term off-take agreements involving joint ventures, multifaceted financing arrangements and emerging markets.

In addition, Pryderi frequently represents clients in the Hong Kong courts in litigation arising out of email frauds and financial crime, where he conducts his own advocacy.

Pryderi’s experience includes three years with a leading disputes team in London before moving to Hong Kong in 2015. He is a member of Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, a committee member of the HK45 and an editorial assistant for the Asian Dispute Review. Pryderi is admitted to practice law in Hong Kong and England & Wales.

Experience
  • Representing a listed commodity trader in numerous ad hoc and institutional arbitrations under UNCITRAL, LMAA, SIAC and HKIAC rules, primarily arising out of coal, steel and iron ore sale and purchase agreements;
  • Acting for multiple shipowners in a consolidated LMAA arbitration relating to breach of fiduciary duties by a technical ship manager;
  • Advising several parties in High Court litigation brought by the regulator for their alleged roles in a “pump and dump” market manipulation scheme;
  • Acting for an Eastern European metal producer in the enforcement of a US$300m arbitral award against multiple respondents;
  • Representing a multinational toy company in High Court litigation to recover millions of US dollars lost as a result of email fraud;
  • Advising a listed PRC technology company in multiple software licensing disputes;
  • Acting for a Hong Kong headquartered multinational marketing company in a shareholders’ dispute;
  • Advising a Hong Kong headquartered clothing company in relation to an agency dispute; and
  • Representing a British waste management company in negotiations with joint venture partners and tender for the construction and operation of an energy facility in Hong Kong.
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Sectors

  • Energy & Natural Resources

  • Retail & Consumer

  • Trade & Commodities

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  • Commercial Disputes

  • International Arbitration

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