John McMillan is a senior associate in the Litigation/Controversy Department, and a member of the International Arbitration Practice Group. He focuses on international arbitration and English High Court litigation.
Mr. McMillan has experience of arbitrations under a variety of institutional rules (including the ICC, LCIA, SIAC, and UNCITRAL rules) involving both common law and civil law disputes. He has particular experience in construction, technology, engineering, energy, M&A and joint venture disputes. He also regularly advises government and private sector clients on international law issues.
Mr. McMillan's recent highlights include:
- representing a State in relation to disputes arising from the construction of a major road;
- representing a European contractor in an ICC arbitration relating to the construction of industrial facility in South America;
- representing South American clients in an ICC arbitration relating to the construction of a biofuels facility in South America;
- representing a global oilfield services company in an ICC arbitration relating to the drilling of oil wells in the Middle East;
- representing a leading European manufacturing company in an ICC arbitration relating to disputes with a major Japanese manufacturer;
- representing a financial institution in an LCIA arbitration relating to the alleged negligent valuation of complex assets;
- acting as secretary to the tribunal in an ICC arbitration relating to disputes between a State and a European engineering company;
- advising a number of clients on M&A disputes in East Asia; and
- advising government, private sector and charity sector clients on international law issues.
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Bar Professional Training Course, City University, London, 2012outstanding
Graduate Diploma, Law, City University, London, 2011with distinction
BA, University of Oxford, Wadham College, 2008first Chinese
England and Wales