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Common Questions Answered by Michael Lee Chambers

  • What types of disputes does Michael Lee specialize in?


Michael Lee specializes in a wide range of disputes, including International Commercial Arbitration, Mediation and Negotiation, Dispute Resolution Strategies, International Commercial Law, Technology, Construction, Energy, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Intellectual Property, Partnership and Joint Ventures, Securities, and Hospitality.

  • Can Michael Lee handle international disputes involving multiple jurisdictions? 


Absolutely. Michael Lee has extensive experience in handling international disputes involving parties from multiple jurisdictions. He is well-versed in navigating the complexities of cross-border disputes worldwide.

  • What is the typical duration of an arbitration or mediation process with Michael Lee?


The duration of a typical international arbitration process can range from 13 months to 2 years, depending on the complexity of the case and the parties' cooperation. Mediations, on the other hand, are typically concluded within a shorter timeframe, usually requiring one full day for the mediation session.


  • How does Michael Lee ensure confidentiality and privacy throughout the dispute resolution process?

Michael Lee strictly adheres to a robust confidentiality policy to ensure the utmost privacy and confidentiality throughout the dispute resolution process. While institutional rules provide a solid foundation for confidentiality, Michael Lee upholds even stricter guidelines. However, it is important to note that some institutions may choose to publish redacted versions of awards. Parties should consult the specific rules of the institution for further information and potential opt-out options.

  • What is the geographical scope of Michael Lee's practice? Does he handle cases outside of Singapore, Korea, and the US?

Michael Lee's practice extends worldwide, covering all jurisdictions and geographical locations. While his named jurisdictions of Singapore, Korea, and the US indicate his frequent presence in these regions, he is fully equipped to handle cases from any part of the world.

  • Can Michael Lee assist in selecting other professionals, such as co-arbitrators or mediators, for the dispute resolution process?

As a chair or sole arbitrator, Michael Lee does not typically participate in the selection process of other professionals. However, as a party-appointed arbitrator, he often collaborates with the other party-appointed arbitrator to nominate a suitable chair arbitrator for the resolution process.

  • Does Michael Lee have experience working with specific industries or sectors?

Michael Lee has vast experience working across various industries and sectors, as highlighted in his areas of expertise. His knowledge and understanding encompass a wide range of sectors, allowing him to effectively address the unique aspects and challenges specific to each industry.

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