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Peter Murphy

Partner

Hong Kong

15th Floor, Tower One
Lippo Centre
89 Queensway, Admiralty
Hong Kong SAR

Office Telephone: +852 3983 7788
Office Fax: +852 3983 7766

Direct Dial (Hong Kong): +852 3983 7700

Mobile: +852 9359 4696

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Peter is a dispute resolution lawyer specialising in shipping, international trade, commodities, energy and resources and general commercial disputes, focusing on international arbitration, litigation, contentious insolvencies, asset recovery and enforcement.

Peter acts for and advises trading companies, banks, investment funds, charterers, shipowners, operators, P&I Clubs and other insurers.

Shipping experience includes a wide range of charterparty disputes (time charters, voyage charters and contracts of affreightment), bills of lading, carriage of goods by sea and sale and purchase disputes. Trade and commodities experience includes coal, iron ore, metals, oil and petroleum products, cotton, agri and other soft commodities. In contentious insolvencies, he acts for claimants in substantial claims against counterparties in Hong Kong and across the Asia-Pacific region.

Peter is qualified to practice in both English and Hong Kong Courts and has considerable experience of arbitrations in Hong Kong, London and Singapore. He also assists clients in managing arbitrations and court proceedings across Asia, including the PRC, Indonesia, the Philippines, Australia, India, Pakistan, Vietnam and Taiwan. His arbitration experience includes HKIAC, SIAC, CIETAC, LMAA, ICC, FOSFA, GAFTA and LCIA arbitrations.

Peter has an LLM Master of Laws degree in shipping and insurance from London University. Having lived and worked in Hong Kong since 1997, Peter has advised and assisted many clients with issues arising throughout Asia-Pacific, the Middle east and elsewhere. Peter has been with HFW since 1998.

What the market says about Peter:

"With over 20 years' experience, Peter Murphy is renowned for his expertise in international trade, shipping and international arbitration. He is skilled in handling disputes for P&I clubs, charterers and insurers" (Chambers Asia-Pacific, 2019)

"Peter Murphy continues to command respect for his busy practice, which includes charter party, bill of lading and international trade disputes" (Chambers Asia-Pacific, 2018)

"The well-regarded Peter Murphy is admired by clients for his 'good-quality work and eye for detail'" (Chambers Asia-Pacific, 2017)

"Especially noted for his strength in commodities and trade-related matters, sources describe him as 'incredibly able - a good lawyer with a good practice'" (Chambers Asia-Pacific, 2016)

Peter是一名争议解决律师,专长领域是船运、国际贸易、商品、能源和资源以及一般性商事争议,他专注于国际仲裁、诉讼、争议性破产、资产追讨和执行。

Peter曾为贸易公司、银行、投资基金、租船人、船东、运营商、船東互保協會和其他保险商服务并提供建议。

Peter的船运经验包括各种各样的租船合同纠纷(定期租船、航次租船和运输合同)、提单、海上货物运输以及买卖纠纷。贸易和商品经验包括煤炭、铁矿石、金属、石油和石油产品、棉花、农产品以及其他软性商品。在争议性破产案件中,他代表原告向香港和亚太各地的交易对手提出重大索赔。

Peter具备在英国及香港法院执业的资格,并在香港、伦敦及新加坡拥有丰富仲裁经验。他还协助客户管理亚洲各地的仲裁和法院诉讼,包括中国、印度尼西亚、菲律宾、澳大利亚、印度、巴基斯坦、越南和台湾。他的仲裁经验包括香港國際仲裁中心、新加坡國際仲裁中心、中國國際經濟和貿易仲裁委員會、伦敦海事仲裁员协会、国际商会仲裁、国际油、油籽和油脂协会仲裁、谷物及饲料贸易协会和倫敦國際仲裁法院仲裁。

Peter拥有伦敦大学的船运和保险法律硕士学位。Peter自1997年以来在香港生活和工作,他曾为亚太各地、中东和其他地区的许多客户提供建议和帮助。Peter于1998年加入夏礼文并工作至今。

市场上对Peter的评价:

Peter Murphy 拥有超过二十年的经验,并以在国际贸易、航运及国际仲裁领域的专业知识著称。他擅长为P&I俱乐部、租船人和保险商处理纠纷。”(《钱伯斯亚太2019》)

Peter Murphy因其繁忙的业务继续赢得尊重,包括租船合同、提单和国际贸易争议。”(《钱伯斯亚太2018》)

备受尊重的Peter Murphy因其‘高质量的工作和对细节的关注’获得客户的赞赏。”(《钱伯斯亚太2017》)

他在商品和贸易相关事务上的长处尤其为人称道,有消息称他‘极其能干,是一位执业良好的优秀律师。’”(《钱伯斯亚太2016》)

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