Kitty Zheng is an associate in the International Arbitration practice.
Before joining our firm, Kitty worked in the Capital Markets and Corporate practices of a major law firm. She was also an assistant at the international Law Commission and worked as an advocate for immigrant rights in New York.
International arbitrations on which Kitty Zheng has worked include the representation of:
- The subsidiary of an Asian State-owned company in the energy sector as Respondent in two parallel ICC arbitrations in Singapore initiated by its Asian co-shareholder and its parent company. The dispute arises from two agreements relating to the development of an oil storage facility and related port facilities in Asia. English law and the law of the Claimants’ State apply.
- A private equity fund and its founder in ICC and HKIAC arbitrations initiated by the fund’s alleged general partner and an alleged investor in the fund, as well as in related domestic court proceedings in multiple jurisdictions. The arbitrations each concern ownership of various entities in the fund structure. Hong Kong and Cayman Islands law apply.
- The People’s Republic of China in an ICSID arbitration brought by Hela Schwarz GmbH (ICSID Case No. ARB/17/19). The claims are brought under the China-Germany bilateral investment treaty.
New York University School of Law