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Marko Kraljevic

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Marko Kraljevic

Marko Kraljevic

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Marko is a recognised international disputes specialist with a focus on complex international trade and energy related disputes work, earning "great praise for his trade and energy focused cross-border practice.”  He regularly acts for some of the biggest names in the oil and gas, mining and metals and transportation sectors, handling complex and high value matters, including highly sensitive cases involving allegations of fraud or corruption, often with a white collar crime dimension.  In addition, Marko has a well-established investor focused investment disputes practice.

Marko has extensive experience of both High Court litigation and international arbitration including ICSID, UNCITRAL, LCIA, and ICC as well as industry focused tribunals such as the LMAA, GAFTA, FOSFA and LME.  He also has extensive experience of enforcement actions in numerous jurisdictions including in Nigeria, South Africa, India, Singapore, China, Indonesia, the UAE, USA, Brazil, Kazakhstan, Switzerland, Sweden, Moldova, Romania, Serbia, Montenegro, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Macedonia.

Marko is fluent in Serbo-Croatian as well as being conversational in French and Arabic.

Expérience
  • Acting for a leading international energy trading company in international arbitration proceedings against an Indian buyer in connection with that buyer's failure to perform a long term coal supply contract entered into on amended SCoTA terms.
  • Acting for a leading international energy trading company in international arbitration proceedings against an UAE buyer in connection with that buyer's failure to perform a long term coal supply contract entered into on amended SCoTA terms.
  • Acting for a leading international energy trading company in multiple international arbitration proceedings in connection with a supplier's failure to perform under a long term offtake agreement for Kazakh crude oil and condensate and ancillary financial arrangements.
  • Acting for a leading international energy trading company in international arbitration proceedings in relation to a dispute arising in connection with a joint venture for the construction of an LPG plant in Kazakhstan.
  • Acting for a leading international energy trading company in international arbitration proceedings against a South-East European sovereign and a state owned oil refinery arising out of a crude oil processing agreement.
  • Representing a South-East European state owned oil trading and refining company in High Court proceedings against a Chinese state owned oil trading company in relation to a long term supply contract crude oil for the supply of crude oil.
  • Representing Buyers in both the LMAA arbitration and the subsequent High Court appeal in the landmark Dalmare Spa v Union Maritime Ltd [2012] EWHC 353 case which concerned the sale of a second hand vessel and established that clause 11 of the NSF 93 form does not exclude the term of satisfactory quality implied by Section 14(2) of the Sale of Goods Act 1979.
  • Acting for a leading international energy trading company in High Court proceedings against a Romanian oil trading company in relation to allegations of wrongful interference in trade.
  • Co-ordinating enforcement proceedings on behalf of a leading international energy trading company in respect of an international arbitration award in India, Singapore, Dubai and Indonesia in conjunction with an investigation of allegedly fraudulent asset transfers across multiple jurisdictions.
  • Acting for an oil and gas company in international arbitration proceedings against the buyers of its oil and gas exploration and production business in the Russian Federation in relation to alleged breaches of warranty relating to that business.
  • Acting for a leading international energy trading company against the sellers of an oil refinery in the Netherlands in relation to alleged breaches of warranty relating to that refinery.
  • Acting for an oil and gas company in in relation to a dispute arising in connection with the farmout of interests under a production sharing agreement in Azerbaijan.
  • Acting for a leading international energy trading company in international arbitration proceedings in a dispute with a Nigerian supplier of crude arising under a long term offtake contract.
  • Acting for leading international energy trading company in relation to a pricing dispute with a state owned importer of petroleum products in Mozambique arising under a long term supply contract.
  • Acting for leading international energy trading company in multiple cases arising out of organic chloride contamination of Russian crude oil.
  • Acting for Swiss metals trader in LME arbitration proceedings relating to the non performance of a term contract for the sale and purchase of Kazakh origin copper concentrate
  • Acting for an Australian investor in High Court proceedings against a South-East European sovereign in an investment related dispute.
  • Acting for a foreign investor in international arbitration proceedings against a South-East European sovereign concerning alleged unfair and inequitable treatment/unlawful expropriation of the investor's interest in a lead and zinc mine.
  • Advising a foreign investor in relation to alleged unfair and inequitable treatment/unlawful expropriation of the investor's interests in real estate in South Eastern Europe.
  • Acting for and advising an international mining company in relation to allegations of bribery and corruption in multiple jurisdictions in South Eastern Europe.
  • Acting for beneficiary of a letter of credit in High Court proceedings in relation to allegations of fraud concerning the presentation of documents.
  • Conducting an internal investigation of a historic fraud committed by project managers on construction project s of retail parks in multiple jurisdictions across Western Europe and pursuing recovery actions in respect of losses suffered.
  • Representing Italian sub-contractor in Singapore arbitration proceedings against Indian contractor in connection with a pipeline project in Myanmar.
  • Acting for and representing a senior executive of an international mining company in proceedings against a South Eastern European state before the European Court of Human Rights on issues arising out of local criminal proceedings.

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Expertise

Marko is a recognised international disputes specialist with a particular focus on energy, international trade and complex commercial disputes work and "earns great praise for his trade and energy focused cross-border practice.”

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