Christine Sim

Christine Sim


Christine has arbitration and public international law experience from Asia, Europe and the United States. She has clerked for arbitrators in investment arbitrations, represented commercial clients up to the appellate level in courts, and performed counsel work in international arbitrations, multi-jurisdictional enforcement and law of the sea proceedings. She has worked on arbitrations involving states and state-related entities, and currently advises and represents financial institutions and multi-national corporations.


Her experience includes:


  • a distribution company from the Middle East in a commercial arbitration against an Asian state-owned entity
  • a multi-national company in a commercial arbitration in the Middle East
  • a non-governmental organisation on an international study of risks and protections relating to the media
  • a pharmaceutical company on investment treaty protections
  • acting as tribunal secretary in an investment arbitration between a European investor and an African state
  • assisting arbitrators with administrative case management in a mediation between a European investor and an Asian state, an arbitration between a North-American corporation and a Latin American state, and an arbitration between a European company and an Eastern European state
  • assisting the court-appointed amicus in investment disputes involving African and Asian states
  • a state in an application for provisional measures
  • a European state on multi-jurisdictional enforcement of judgments and arbitral awards
  • the insurers, construction companies and government agencies in court litigation

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In Memoriam: How U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Influenced U.S. Perspectives on Arbitration and International Dispute Resolution (11/20/20)
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was only the second woman appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court bench. Her passing in September 2020, at the age of 87, left a gaping hole in the international community. In memory of her ideals and legacy, this post revisits a few of her lasting contributions to U.S. law and international dispute resolution.