Hyung-Sik (Brandon) Bang is an associate in the International Arbitration practice. He specialises 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, HKIAC, SIAC and UNCITRAL Rules, as well as ad hoc proceedings.
Hyung-Sik (Brandon) Bang is featured as a “Next Generation Lawyer” in Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2018, where clients describe him as “outstanding” and note that “his work product is immaculate”. He has also been commended as “efficient and smart” in the June 2014 edition of the India Business Law Journal.
International arbitrations on which Hyung-Sik (Brandon) Bang has worked include the representation of:
- The Asian founder and the majority shareholder of a NASDAQ listed company as Respondents in an UNCITRAL arbitration administered by the HKIAC in Hong Kong. The dispute arises from a shareholders agreement. New York law governs.
- A global asset management company as Claimant in two HKIAC arbitrations in Hong Kong in connection with an investment in China. Hong Kong law governs.
- A NASDAQ listed company as Respondent in a SIAC arbitration in Singapore brought by former shareholders. The dispute arises from a Share Purchase Agreement subject to Mauritius law.
- A North Asian company in LMAA arbitration arising from a contract to build an offshore construction vessel. London seat, English law governs.
- 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 EUR 6.1 billion was at stake.
- An international contractor consortium in an ICC arbitration against a Middle Eastern State. The dispute arises from a contract for the construction of a major infrastructure project in the Middle East. The law of the Respondent State applies. Close to USD 1 billion is at stake.
- Two Asian oil and gas companies as Respondents in ad hoc arbitrations in London and Geneva. The disputes arose in connection with a sale and purchase agreement and a joint operating agreement; one governed by English law and the other by Sudan law. Approximately USD 100 million was in dispute.
- Shareholders of a major healthcare provider as 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