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Hugo Shaw is an associate in King & Spalding’s International Arbitration and Construction Disputes practice groups, based in London. 

Hugo has experience in relation to contentious matters arising from major projects in the oil and gas, infrastructure and energy sectors. He specializes in complex claims relating to delay, disruption and contract termination, whilst also advising throughout the delivery phase.

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Credentials

Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice, The College of Law

LL.B. with Honours, Adelaide University, Australia

B.A., Adelaide University, Australia

High Court of Australia

Supreme Court of Victoria, Australia

Law Institute of Victoria

Society of Construction Law

English

French

Matters

Representing an owner in an ICC arbitration arising out of the design and construction of a petrochemical facility in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Representing a major oil and gas company in an ICC arbitration relating to disputed delay and variation claims. The arbitration is seated in Vienna and governed by English law.

Advised a D&C joint venture in relation to statutory claims in the order of AU$3 billion arising in connection with one of Australia’s largest public infrastructure projects.

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Representing an owner in an ICC arbitration arising out of the design and construction of a petrochemical facility in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Representing a major oil and gas company in an ICC arbitration relating to disputed delay and variation claims. The arbitration is seated in Vienna and governed by English law.

Advised a D&C joint venture in relation to statutory claims in the order of AU$3 billion arising in connection with one of Australia’s largest public infrastructure projects.

Acted for a mechanical subcontractor in an UNCITRAL arbitration arising out of the construction of a LNG facility. Combined claims were in the order of AU$500 million and centered on disputes over the operation of contractual payment and audit regimes.

Represented a head subcontractor in an ICC arbitration arising from the construction of a processing plant. Combined claims were the order of AU$230 million and concerned contract termination, delay and disruption.

Acted for an owner in an UNCITRAL arbitration arising out of the construction of LNG tanks. Claims were to the value of AU$110 million.

Represented electrical and mechanical subcontractors in ad hoc proceedings relating to the delayed construction of a CBD commercial tower.

Acted for a subcontractor in arbitral proceedings relating to variation claims arising out of the construction of bauxite mining facilities.

Represented a head contractor in an arbitration in relation to claims from a subcontractor for breach of contract, misleading or deceptive conduct and promissory estoppel in connection with the construction of telecommunications infrastructure.

Advised a Spanish rail vehicle manufacturer in relation to a PPP, including in respect of upstream and downstream claims relating to delay, disruption and force majeure.

Advised a Korean head contractor in relation to claims against a Government Ministry arising out of delays to the construction of a gas fired power plant in Iraq.

Represented a renewables head contractor in proceedings in the Supreme Court of Victoria relating to the supply of wind turbine generators for two wind farms.

Matters

Representing an owner in an ICC arbitration arising out of the design and construction of a petrochemical facility in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Representing a major oil and gas company in an ICC arbitration relating to disputed delay and variation claims. The arbitration is seated in Vienna and governed by English law.

Advised a D&C joint venture in relation to statutory claims in the order of AU$3 billion arising in connection with one of Australia’s largest public infrastructure projects.

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Matters

Representing an owner in an ICC arbitration arising out of the design and construction of a petrochemical facility in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Representing a major oil and gas company in an ICC arbitration relating to disputed delay and variation claims. The arbitration is seated in Vienna and governed by English law.

Advised a D&C joint venture in relation to statutory claims in the order of AU$3 billion arising in connection with one of Australia’s largest public infrastructure projects.

Acted for a mechanical subcontractor in an UNCITRAL arbitration arising out of the construction of a LNG facility. Combined claims were in the order of AU$500 million and centered on disputes over the operation of contractual payment and audit regimes.

Represented a head subcontractor in an ICC arbitration arising from the construction of a processing plant. Combined claims were the order of AU$230 million and concerned contract termination, delay and disruption.

Acted for an owner in an UNCITRAL arbitration arising out of the construction of LNG tanks. Claims were to the value of AU$110 million.

Represented electrical and mechanical subcontractors in ad hoc proceedings relating to the delayed construction of a CBD commercial tower.

Acted for a subcontractor in arbitral proceedings relating to variation claims arising out of the construction of bauxite mining facilities.

Represented a head contractor in an arbitration in relation to claims from a subcontractor for breach of contract, misleading or deceptive conduct and promissory estoppel in connection with the construction of telecommunications infrastructure.

Advised a Spanish rail vehicle manufacturer in relation to a PPP, including in respect of upstream and downstream claims relating to delay, disruption and force majeure.

Advised a Korean head contractor in relation to claims against a Government Ministry arising out of delays to the construction of a gas fired power plant in Iraq.

Represented a renewables head contractor in proceedings in the Supreme Court of Victoria relating to the supply of wind turbine generators for two wind farms.

Credentials

Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice, The College of Law

LL.B. with Honours, Adelaide University, Australia

B.A., Adelaide University, Australia

High Court of Australia

Supreme Court of Victoria, Australia

Law Institute of Victoria

Society of Construction Law

English

French