Philip Chong

Philip Chong

Partner based in London

Philip Chong

Philip Chong is a partner in our international arbitration practice

Philip Chong specialises in the resolution of complex commercial disputes and regularly advises clients on their most important contentious issues. He has a wealth of experience in resolving business critical matters for clients having focused for 30 years on international dispute resolution. He has dealt with disputes and managed proceedings in numerous jurisdictions throughout the world including all of the main arbitration rules and under a wide variety of arbitration seats. As well as arbitration, his experience covers litigation, mediations and expert determinations.

He has focussed on the oil, gas, power and renewable energy sectors and has acted on numerous disputes relating to engineering and construction contracts, shareholder, private equity and accountancy disputes including on completion accounts. Philip has conducted international arbitrations involving oil, gas, power, minerals, rail projects, pharmaceutical, investment partnerships, major infrastructure projects, and telecoms in Europe, the Middle East, China, Central Asia, South-east Asia, Africa, North America and the U.K.

Recognised in Legal 500's International Arbitration Hall of Fame, he has been ranked as a leading practitioner by Chambers UK for many years and included in the Legal 500's International Arbitration Powerlist. Chambers UK said: “He is a great strategist who is effective, practical and good to work with.” Legal 500 described him as “a standout partner, with an excellent reputation” and as “a tactically astute, thoughtful and heavy-hitting leader in London” and as "one of the leading oil and gas lawyers in the market".