Ethan is an associate in White & Case's Dispute Resolution group based in Singapore. Before moving to the Singapore office, Ethan was based in the Firm's London office and completed a secondment to the Firm's Beijing office.
Ethan has a broad practice in international arbitration and cross-border commercial litigation. He has represented clients in several high-stakes commercial arbitrations governed by LCIA and ICC Rules. He also has experience in advising clients from a wide range of industry sectors, including financial institutions, hospitality, mining, oil and gas, technology, transportation and construction.
Before joining the Dispute Resolution group, Ethan also gained experience in bank finance transactions and financial restructurings.
Ethan is actively involved in a number of the Firm's pro bono projects, including the Royal Courts of Justice Citizens Advice Bureau and representing appellants at the First Tier Disability Benefits Appeal Tribunal.
Representing the lead member of an international contractor consortium in an ICC arbitration against a government entity, in relation to claims and counter-claims concerning a major rail project in Southern Europe.
Representing a listed mining company in the English Commercial Court and Court of Appeal relating to alleged breaches of a tax indemnity and tax warranties contained in a sale and purchase agreement.
Representing an aviation company in the English Commercial Court in relation to a contractual dispute with an international airline.
Advising a global hotel operator in relation to alleged breaches of the hotel management agreements.
Representing a shipyard in an LCIA arbitration in relation to the refurbishment of an FPSO unit.
Representing a syndicate of Asian banks on the cross-border enforcement of an English High Court judgment in excess of US$700 million.
Advising an international transportation company in relation to an acquisition valued at more than US$5 billion.
Advising a hedge fund on its claims under a scheme of arrangement in relation to the Lehman Brothers International (Europe) estate.