Philip Phinn is an associate in the International Arbitration and Construction & Engineering Groups in London. He has advised on a range of complex international disputes, including those arising out of the energy, oil & gas and infrastructure industries.
Phil joined White & Case as a trainee and he has obtained experience in the Firm's Construction & Engineering, Dispute Resolution and Debt Finance Groups in London, and with the Project Development & Finance Group in the Firm's Singapore office. In 2021, Phil went on a client secondment to Blackstone Credit (formerly GSO Capital Partners).
Representing a consortium of European construction companies on one of the world's largest infrastructure projects located in Central America, in an ICC arbitration against the employer, worth in excess of US$2.5bn. Issues included unforeseen ground conditions, substantial and complex engineering changes to the mechanical aspects of the project, and significant delay and disruption claims.
Acting for an international oil & gas company in a multibillion USD consolidated ICC arbitration, one of the largest arbitration proceedings in the world, relating to delay, disruption and pricing disputes in respect of the construction of an LNG processing facility in Asia-Pacific.
Representing the sponsors in the management of disputes with a contractor in relation to an offshore wind farm in Asia-Pacific.
Acting for the main contractor in an LCIA arbitration relating to a floating production storage and offloading vessel.