Adam Wallin

Associate, Singapore

Biography

Overview

Adam Wallin advises clients on a broad range of commercial, energy and construction disputes. Adam has experience of arbitrations under the rules of most major arbitral institutions, and litigation in the English Courts (where he holds Higher Rights of Audience).

Adam relocated from the London office of White & Case to the Firm's Singapore office in 2017.

Bars and Courts
England & Wales (Solicitor)
Education
Legal Practice Course
BPP Law School

England

LLB Law with Study in Continental Europe
University of Bristol
Diplôme Universitaire des Études Juridiques Françaises
Université de Poitiers

France

Languages
English
French

Experience

Acting for respondents in four parallel LCIA arbitrations in a post-closing M&A dispute arising from the sale of an international supply chain business (disputes valued in excess of US$100 million).

Advising on an arbitration under the UNCITRAL Rules, and related litigation, arising from the alleged defective design and construction of a power station in South East Asia.

Acting in an ICC arbitration arising from a share swap agreement on amended ISDA terms.

Acting for a UK-regulated bank in a complex fraud-based dispute arising from the enforcement of a share pledge given as security for a €150 million loan.

Advising on the enforcement of various investor-state arbitration awards, including the enforcement of an ICSID Award in excess of GBP 150 million against Romania in Micula & Ors v Romania [2017] EWHC 31.

* Experience prior to joining White & Case

Publications

Secomb and Wallin, 'Singapore' in Leslie Perrin (ed) The Third Party Litigation Law Review (Law Business Research, 2018, and 2019, forthcoming)

Struckmann, Forwood, Kadri and Wallin, 'Enforcement of investor-state arbitral awards: more questions than answers' E. St. A.L. 2017, 16(2), 316-321

Eagles, Attenborough and Wallin, 'The reformulated rule against penalties and its impact on finance documents' B.J.I.B. & F.L. 2016, 31(1), 23-25