Case Study


Dispute between Chinese and Ukrainian State Companies over a $3bn grain trading agreement

Key Issues

  1. Was there an English law agreement to supply grain and what terms applied?
  2. Was it fulfilled?
  3. Was there a loss, reclaimable as damages?


  • Advisor to claimant
  • Managed GAFTA Arbitration and supervised legal work
  • Provided Witness Statement to support claim


  • Obtained judgement favourable to client
  • Obtained Award under the NY Convention in favour of client after appeals