Anna Chuwen Dai | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice

Anna Chuwen Dai

Associate, Paris

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Anna Chuwen Dai is an Associate in the International Arbitration Group in Paris. Her practice includes international commercial and investment arbitration.

Prior to joining White & Case, Anna acquired experience in international law and dispute resolution at the Office of Legal Affairs of the United Nations New York Headquarters, the UNCITRAL secretariat in Vienna and a number of international law firms in China and France. She also worked on legislative issues at the United States Senate and served as a foreign law clerk at a state supreme court in the Middle East. While reading law, Anna was an editor of the Harvard International Law Journal. She has been involved in the United Nations Volunteers programme and assisted with a local governance support project in Central Asia.

Bars and Courts

  • New York State Bar
  • PRC Bar


  • LLM, Harvard Law School, Marco Polo Fellow
  • Master of Laws in International Law, Fudan University
  • LLB, East China University of Political Science and Law
  • Certificate, International Academy for Arbitration Law
  • Certificate, Program in Mediation, Bucerius Law School


  • English
  • Mandarin
  • Cantonese


Representing the main contractor on one of the world’s largest infrastructure projects located in Central America in ICC arbitrations against the employer.

Representing an European multinational gas company in two CIETAC arbitrations in relation to disputes arising from a hydrogen and steam supply contract.

Representing a South Asian investor in multi-jurisdictional annulment and enforcement proceedings of an investment arbitration award against an Eastern European state.

Representing a Middle Eastern gas seller in a dispute under a gas sale and purchase agreement.

Representing a South-East Asian company in an ICC arbitration relating to a manufacturing joint venture with a Central European company.

Representing an Eastern European company in an ICC arbitration against its East Asian supplier in connection with a sale and installation contract of various equipment in the cereals industry.

Assistance in an LCIA arbitration relating to a shareholder dispute in the commodity industry.