Arbitration

Aside from the traditional approaches to dispute resolution, the PJS Law boasts a complement of lawyers who have direct experience in alternative modes of dispute resolution such as domestic and international arbitration, mediation and conciliation. Some members of the Arbitration Group are likewise trained arbitrators and officers of the Philippine Dispute Resolution Centre, Inc.

PJS Law advises clients from drafting an enforceable arbitral clause, reviewing arbitral clauses in complex financial transaction or engineering procurement construction contracts under the FIDIC general standards to enforcement of arbitral awards.

International Arbitration Experience

PJS Law also boasts extensive experience in International Commercial Arbitration having been counsel to parties before Arbitral Tribunals constituted under the auspices of the International Chamber of Commerce Court. The Firmís representation in the ICC Arbitral Tribunals ranges from simple claim contractual breaches to complex cases involving claims of tortuous interference of business contracts. The firm represents an international hedge fund in a commercial arbitration case against Philippine corporations involving a securities transaction.

Together with international counsel, PJS Law assisted the Republic of the Philippines in arbitration proceedings in a major international commercial arbitration case conducted under the ICSID Convention, Regulation and Rules.

Domestic Arbitration Experience

Individual members of the Practice Group has represented clients before Arbitral Tribunals constituted under the Construction Industry Arbitration Commission for cases such as simple claims for liquidated damages to complex cases involving multiple party claims of breach.

Sectoral Knowledge

Assisted by the Firms other practice groups such as the Banking, Finance and Capital Market, Energy, and Intellectual Property Practice Groups, the Arbitration Practice Group has extensive and comprehensive sectoral knowledge over these industries.