Rina See

Rina See focuses on international arbitration. She has represented clients in both institutional and ad hoc arbitrations seated in common law and civil law jurisdictions, including in Europe and Asia, and has experience with a wide variety of arbitral rules, including ICC, LCIA, SIAC and UNCITRAL. Her practice covers a wide range of industries, including manufacturing, telecommunications, hospitality, and oil and gas. 

Prior to joining WilmerHale, Ms. See was a prosecutor and solicitor for one of New Zealand's Crown Solicitors, focusing on commercial, regulatory and criminal litigation.


  • Representing a major international manufacturing company in an ICC arbitration, seated in Paris, relating to alleged defects in the supply of machinery
  • Representing an Asian telecoms company in an ad hoc UNCITRAL arbitration, seated in South East Asia, relating to a joint venture dispute
  • Representing a European investor in an ICSID investment arbitration against an Eastern European state
  • Advising an Asian technology company in a NAI arbitration in relation to claims arising under a technology licensing agreement
  • Representing a European hospitality company in a LCIA arbitration, seated in London, relating to a joint venture dispute

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  • Education

    • BCL, University of Oxford, 2016

      with distinction
    • LLB (Honours), University of Auckland, 2010

      Editor, Auckland University Law Review
  • Admissions

    • England and Wales, Solicitor

    • New Zealand

  • Clerkships

    • The Hon. Dame Judith Potter DNZM CBE, High Court of Auckland, 2011 - 2012

    • The Hon. Paul Heath, High Court of Auckland, 2011 - 2012

    • The Hon. Pamela Andrews CNZM, High Court of Auckland, 2010 - 2011

    • The Hon. Edwin Wylie, High Court of Auckland, 2010 - 2011