Paul Teo is a partner at Baker McKenzie in Hong Kong. Paul Teo leads Baker McKenzie's Arbitration Practice in Greater China. He handles disputes related to corporate and commercial transactions, energy, mining and resources, infrastructure and construction, offshore and marine, and telecommunications. Prior to joining Baker McKenzie, he jointly led a top-tier global law firm's international arbitration practice in Southeast Asia.
Paul Teo is regularly appointed as arbitrator. He is a Chartered Arbitrator and is listed on the Presidential Panel of Arbitrators of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and he serves on the panels of many leading arbitral institutions.
Paul Teo has 20 years of experience advising and representing parties in arbitration, adjudication, alternative dispute resolution including negotiation, mediation and med-arb, and litigation proceedings in Asia and Europe. He has advised and acted on many landmark projects in Hong Kong, China, Macau, Taiwan and the rest of the region, including Mongolia, Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, India and Bangladesh. Further afield, He has particular experience of acting for clients on disputes arising out of major projects in the Gulf Region, Central Asia, Africa and Latin America.