Baker McKenzie has Continued to Grow its Bench Strength and Capabilities in Hong Kong

Baker McKenzie has continued to grow its bench strength and capabilities in Hong Kong by hiring veteran arbitrator Ronald Sum JP as partner. He will bring associates Plato Cheung and Beryl Wu with him. Sum joins from Addleshaw Goddard, where he led its arbitration practice in Asia. His practice covers all areas of dispute resolution, specializing in China-related matters, international arbitration, cross border disputes, complex commercial disputes, sports-related disputes, insurance and reinsurance. Sum is highly regarded in the international arbitration arena, and has acted as both counsel and arbitrator in administered arbitration proceedings in Hong Kong, Mainland China, Singapore, Australia, London and the US.

In addition to being an accredited arbitrator and mediator of various institutions, including the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission and Shanghai International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission, he also sits on the Hong Kong Government Advisory Committee on the Promotion of Arbitration and the Hong Kong Steering Committee on Mediation. He is also an Investor State Mediator under the China and Hong Kong Closer Economic Partnership Agreement. Sum is qualified as a solicitor in Hong Kong, England and Wales, and Australia, and has passed the Greater Bay Area legal professional exam.

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