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Terence Wong


Terence Wong
English, Cantonese, Chinese, Mandarin

Terence helps clients to resolve disputes via international arbitration as well as other dispute resolution mechanism (such as mediation, expert determination, court proceedings).Terence is familiar with the Arbitration Rules of many arbitration institutions, including the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission ('CIETAC'), the Shanghai International Court of Arbitration ('SHIAC'), the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre ('HKIAC'), the Singapore International Arbitration Centre ('SIAC'), the International Chamber of Commerce ('ICC'), the UNCITRAL Model Rules, the Terms of the London Maritime Arbitrators Associations etc.

 Terence is a Chartered Arbitrator with the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and he is listed in the Panel of Arbitrator of with CIETAC, SHIAC, HKIAC, SIAC etc. Terence has a lot of experience in dealing with multi-jurisdictional disputes, including China, Hong Kong, Singapore, England, Paris, Indonesia, the Middle East, Nigeria, Tanzania, Venezuela etc. Industry sectors include infrastructure (such as rail, roads, and bridges), power and utilities, energy, real estate, international trade, shipping, joint venture, intellectual properties etc.

Terence Wong provides 'valuable legal diagnosis,' according to one client. He acts for employers, contractors and construction consultants, particularly those in Shanghai but also in relation to significant international disputes.

Representative Experience

Terence regularly advises China's largest State Owned Enterprises to resolve disputes arising from projects outside of China.

Advising one of the largest oil companies in China regarding disputes arising from an Oil Mining Lease in Africa.

Representing a listed company in China in arbitration proceedings at the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre.

Representing a Chinese International Contractor in a CIETAC Arbitration regarding disputes arising out of an EPC/Turnkey Contract for a giant entertainment facility in Beijing.

Representing a Finnish company in an arbitration at the Singapore International Arbitration Centre regarding disputes arising from an Equity Transfer Agreement with the Chinese partner.

Representing and advising a Chinese company regarding arbitration at the LMAA, as well as the enforcement of the LMAA arbitration award in England and China.

Representing a French company to enforce an SIAC arbitration award in China and in Hong Kong.

Providing legal advice on arbitration regarding a shipbuilding project in China.

Providing legal advice on arbitration proceedings regarding a highway project in Iran for a Chinese International Contractor.

Providing legal advice on arbitration proceedings regarding a mining project in Bangladesh for a Chinese International Contractor.

Education and admissions


  • LL.B., University of Queensland, 1993
  • B.Econ, University of Queensland, 1991


  • Chartered Arbitrator and Panel Arbitrator, Beijing Arbitration Commission
  • Honorary Legal Advisor of the American Society of Civil Engineers (Hong Kong Branch)
  • Member, Committee on Levy of the Construction Industry Training Authority
  • Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (East Asia Branch)
  • Panel Arbitrator, Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre .hk and .cn Domain Name Dispute Resolution Administrative Panel

Bar admissions and qualifications

  • England and Wales
  • Hong Kong
  • Queensland


Leading Individual in Construction Greater China

Chambers Asia-Pacific

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