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Jun Bautista is counsel in King & Spalding’s Singapore office, and is a member of the International Arbitration practice group.  He has represented clients across a number of industries in international arbitrations under various rules as well as ad hoc proceedings, with a particular focus on Asia.  Legal directories describe Jun as "...very effective, and knows what the client wants…” and “praise his strong technical ability and commercial approach.”

Jun is admitted to practice in New York and the Philippines and is familiar with both civil and common law systems.

Prior to joining King & Spalding, Jun was based in Hong Kong for almost a decade and worked in the international arbitration groups of two major international law firms.  He was also previously the founding director of the International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR) in Singapore, an associate at a leading Philippine law firm, and a law clerk for Justice Conchita Carpio Morales of the Philippine Supreme Court.

In addition to representing clients, Jun has been teaching international arbitration in the Philippines since 2009.  He is currently teaching international arbitration at the University of the Philippines College of Law LL.M. program and the Angeles University Foundation School of Law.  He has also taught at the Ateneo de Manila University School of Law.

Jun is a founding member and a former co-chair of HK45, a group for young arbitration practitioners based in Asia.  He is also member of the ICC Taskforce on the New York Convention.

Jun has been listed as an “Arbitration Future Leader” by Who’s Who Legal.  He has also been recognized in Chambers GlobalChambers Asia Pacific and Legal 500.   

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Credentials

Master of Laws, New York University School of Law

Bachelor of Laws, University of the Philippines, with honors

B.S., Ateneo de Manila University, cum laude

New York

Phillippines

Listed as an Arbitration – Future Leaders


WHO’S WHO LEGAL 2017-2020

Recognized for Dispute Resolution, Philippines (Expertise Based Abroad)


CHAMBERS GLOBAL 2014-2020

Recognized for Dispute Resolution, Philippines (Expertise Based Abroad)


CHAMBERS ASIA-PACIFIC 2018-2020

Recognized for Corporate & Finance, Philippines (Expertise Based Abroad)


CHAMBERS ASIA-PACIFIC 2016-2017

Recognized for International Arbitration, Hong Kong


Legal 500 Asia 2016

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Recognition

Listed as an Arbitration – Future Leaders


WHO’S WHO LEGAL 2017-2020

Recognized for Dispute Resolution, Philippines (Expertise Based Abroad)


CHAMBERS GLOBAL 2014-2020

Recognized for Dispute Resolution, Philippines (Expertise Based Abroad)


CHAMBERS ASIA-PACIFIC 2018-2020

Recognized for Corporate & Finance, Philippines (Expertise Based Abroad)


CHAMBERS ASIA-PACIFIC 2016-2017

Recognized for International Arbitration, Hong Kong


Legal 500 Asia 2016

Matters

Represented two international oil majors in an ICC arbitration against a Southeast Asian government arising out of a revenue-allocation dispute under a gas service contract. Our clients secured declaratory relief valued at over USD 3 billion.

Represented two infrastructure companies in a SIAC arbitration concerning several infrastructure projects in the Philippines. More than USD 500 million at stake.

Represented a power developer in a USD 80 million shareholder’s dispute concerning a call option. The case settled favorably.

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Represented two international oil majors in an ICC arbitration against a Southeast Asian government arising out of a revenue-allocation dispute under a gas service contract. Our clients secured declaratory relief valued at over USD 3 billion.

Represented two infrastructure companies in a SIAC arbitration concerning several infrastructure projects in the Philippines. More than USD 500 million at stake.

Represented a power developer in a USD 80 million shareholder’s dispute concerning a call option. The case settled favorably.

Represented two Southeast Asian companies in an ICC arbitration in Hong Kong concerning a joint venture in the Philippines. The tribunal awarded our clients USD 50 million.

Represented a Philippine mining company in a USD 70 million shareholders’ dispute. The case settled favorably.

Represented a Chinese corporation under the UNCITRAL rules concerning the alleged breach of a foreign company’s proprietary know-how. The case involved novel questions of Chinese procedural law as well as court proceedings in Mainland China.

Represented a Philippine company in an ad hoc arbitration relating to vessel specifications. All claims against our client were dismissed.

Represented a state owned enterprise in ICC proceedings in Singapore concerning a supply contract. All claims against our client were dismissed.

Represented a Korean financial company in an ICC arbitration in Singapore concerning a dispute over a joint venture. More than USD 600 million in dispute.

Matters

Represented two international oil majors in an ICC arbitration against a Southeast Asian government arising out of a revenue-allocation dispute under a gas service contract. Our clients secured declaratory relief valued at over USD 3 billion.

Represented two infrastructure companies in a SIAC arbitration concerning several infrastructure projects in the Philippines. More than USD 500 million at stake.

Represented a power developer in a USD 80 million shareholder’s dispute concerning a call option. The case settled favorably.

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Matters

Represented two international oil majors in an ICC arbitration against a Southeast Asian government arising out of a revenue-allocation dispute under a gas service contract. Our clients secured declaratory relief valued at over USD 3 billion.

Represented two infrastructure companies in a SIAC arbitration concerning several infrastructure projects in the Philippines. More than USD 500 million at stake.

Represented a power developer in a USD 80 million shareholder’s dispute concerning a call option. The case settled favorably.

Represented two Southeast Asian companies in an ICC arbitration in Hong Kong concerning a joint venture in the Philippines. The tribunal awarded our clients USD 50 million.

Represented a Philippine mining company in a USD 70 million shareholders’ dispute. The case settled favorably.

Represented a Chinese corporation under the UNCITRAL rules concerning the alleged breach of a foreign company’s proprietary know-how. The case involved novel questions of Chinese procedural law as well as court proceedings in Mainland China.

Represented a Philippine company in an ad hoc arbitration relating to vessel specifications. All claims against our client were dismissed.

Represented a state owned enterprise in ICC proceedings in Singapore concerning a supply contract. All claims against our client were dismissed.

Represented a Korean financial company in an ICC arbitration in Singapore concerning a dispute over a joint venture. More than USD 600 million in dispute.

Credentials

Master of Laws, New York University School of Law

Bachelor of Laws, University of the Philippines, with honors

B.S., Ateneo de Manila University, cum laude

New York

Phillippines

Listed as an Arbitration – Future Leaders


WHO’S WHO LEGAL 2017-2020

Recognized for Dispute Resolution, Philippines (Expertise Based Abroad)


CHAMBERS GLOBAL 2014-2020

Recognized for Dispute Resolution, Philippines (Expertise Based Abroad)


CHAMBERS ASIA-PACIFIC 2018-2020

Recognized for Corporate & Finance, Philippines (Expertise Based Abroad)


CHAMBERS ASIA-PACIFIC 2016-2017

Recognized for International Arbitration, Hong Kong


Legal 500 Asia 2016

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Recognition

Listed as an Arbitration – Future Leaders


WHO’S WHO LEGAL 2017-2020

Recognized for Dispute Resolution, Philippines (Expertise Based Abroad)


CHAMBERS GLOBAL 2014-2020

Recognized for Dispute Resolution, Philippines (Expertise Based Abroad)


CHAMBERS ASIA-PACIFIC 2018-2020

Recognized for Corporate & Finance, Philippines (Expertise Based Abroad)


CHAMBERS ASIA-PACIFIC 2016-2017

Recognized for International Arbitration, Hong Kong


Legal 500 Asia 2016