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ABOUT US

Resolution Chambers International was founded by Julian Cohen to provide a mix of counsel and arbitrator services in international disputes.

 

Julian himself is highly regarded both as counsel and arbitrator, in the fields of international construction, engineering and energy disputes, and international commercial arbitration. He is familiar with Common Law, Civil Code and Sharia based jurisdictions and arbitrations. 

Members of Resolution Chambers International are recognised for their expertise in their specialised areas and have long standing commitments to Asia-Pacific (since 1998), Middle East & Africa (since 2009), and Europe (since 1990).  They have been involved with disputes in: 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bangladesh
Fiji
Guam
Hong Kong (SAR)
India
Indonesia
Macau (SAR)
Pakistan
Philippines
PRC Mainland

Singapore
Thailand
Vietnam

Abu Dhabi
Botswana
Benin
Dubai
Egypt
Ethiopia
Iran
Kuwait
Mali
Oman
Qatar
Saudi Arabia
Sierra Leone

Albania
Belgium
Czech Republic
France
Germany
Turkey
United Kingdom

 

Brazil
Costa Rica

Asia-Pacific

Asia-Pacific

Asia-Pacific

MENA

Asia-Pacific

Europe

Asia-Pacific

Americas

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WHO WE ARE

Resolution Chambers International is committed to promoting equality of opportunity and is opposed to all forms of unfair discrimination. Resolution Chambers International has adopted a set of Core Values together with published policies covering diversity, inclusion, equal opportunities, parental leave, and addressing climate change. 

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Julian Cohen - Counsel

Barrister & Arbitrator 

Julian has more than 30 years’ experience of heavyweight commercial dispute resolution in Hong Kong, across Asia Pacific, the Middle East, and Europe. He also has a PRC outbound  practice. Sums in dispute in his cases vary from small to in excess of USD 2 billion. 

 

He is particularly well known for arbitration as well as for construction and engineering disputes. He is ranked as one of Hong Kong’s top construction lawyers and top arbitration practitioners.

“The “very impressive” Julian Cohen garners praise from market sources as "a very safe pair of hands, especially in his capacity as sole arbitrator with difficult parties".”

(WWL - Mainland China & Hong Kong SAR - Arbitration 2022)

He regularly acts as counsel, arbitrator and mediator in Hong Kong and internationally.

YEARS OF CALL: 1990 (ENGLAND AND WALES),

                              2010 (HONG KONG)

Andrew Lynn - Counsel

Barrister & Arbitrator 

Andrew has a strong practice in commercial and chancery litigation as a dual-qualified English and Hong Kong barrister. He is a native English speaker and fluent in Putonghua, both reading and writing (simplified characters). He is recognised by legal directories as a leading junior at the Hong Kong Bar.

 

"..practical, user-friendly, hard-working, and brilliant at thinking on his feet." 

(Legal 500, Hong Kong Bar Commercial Disputes, 2021)

Andrew has wide experience in both advisory and advocacy in the fields of property and trusts, international succession, commercial and shareholder disputes, pensions, and appeals.

YEARS OF CALL: 2009 (HONG KONG),

                              2015 (ENGLAND & WALES)

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Alix Povey 

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

As Resolution Chambers’ Chief Operating Officer, Alix works with solicitors and clients to help ensure that members of chambers deliver their professional services in a user friendly and cost effective manner.  

 

Alix also helps Resolution Chambers to continue to develop and innovate.  She reports directly to the Head of Chambers.

Alix holds an LLM in International Commercial Law and Dispute Resolution and has experience in both Mediation and Arbitration. She has worked in the field for over 14 years including with a major international legal education provider as well as with an International law firm.

Alix is a long time Hong Kong Permanent Resident having called the city her home since childhood.