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INTERVIEW: HKA TALKS TO… James Hargrove, Partner, Orrick

HKA’s Chris Paterson and Charles Wilsoncroft speak to James about the issues his clients are typically dealing with in the current climate, how his clients have changed their interaction with his practice, how he has seen different jurisdictions react to the Covid-19 pandemic and what his experience and observations of conducting hearings via video link are.

Recorded: 8 June 2020

James Hargrove, Partner, Orrick

James Hargrove is a member of the Orrick’s International Arbitration Practice Group based in Geneva, and also with an office in London, where he spends a significant part of his time. James represents clients in numerous arbitrations relating to banking and financial services, real estate, construction, aviation, shipping, trade and commodities, energy, telecoms and IT in litigation and arbitrations in various countries under the major institutional arbitration rules, including the Swiss Rules, ICC, LCIA, UNCITRAL, ICSID, AAA, LME and LMAA.

Charles Wilsoncroft, Partner, HKA

Charles is a chartered civil engineer with over 19 years’ experience in the construction industry.  Charles has experience dealing with all manner of civil engineering and construction projects, including offshore and onshore infrastructure, energy and construction schemes.  He has extensive knowledge of contract dispute procedures, including negotiated settlements, mediation, conciliation, adjudication, arbitration and litigation, both in the UK and overseas and is actively involved in providing advisory services to apply lessons learned to the wider industry.  He has practical knowledge of numerous standard construction contract forms including FIDIC, NEC, ICE, LOGIC and BIMCO.

Chris Paterson, Director, HKA

Chris is a chartered marketer and a senior business development professional with over 15 years’ experience developing new business and managing client relationships within professional, legal and financial services.  Having spent many years in chambers, Chris has extensive relationships with senior private practice lawyers, in-house counsel and barristers, along with experience of a variety of legal markets.

A practice emerging with key arbitrators is a pretty healthy degree of scepticism as to whether hearings should be pushed off”
James Hargrove, Partner, Orrick

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