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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 has taught at the University of the Philippines College of Law and is currently teaching at the Ateneo Law School and at the Angeles University Foundation 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” for 2017 and 2018 by Who’s Who Legal.  He has also been recognized in Chambers Global, Chambers 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 2018

Listed as an Arbitration – Future Leaders


Who’s Who Legal 2017

Recognized for Dispute Resolution, Philippines (Expertise Based Abroad)


Chambers Global 2017

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


Chambers Asia-Pacific 2017

Recognized for Dispute Resolution, Philippines (Expertise Based Abroad)


Chambers Global 2016

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


Chambers Asia-Pacific 2016

Recognized for International Arbitration, Hong Kong


Legal 500 Asia 2016

Recognized for Dispute Resolution, Philippines (Expertise Based Abroad)


Chambers Global 2015

Recognized for Dispute Resolution, Philippines (Expertise Based Abroad)


Chambers Global 2014

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Recognition

Listed as an Arbitration – Future Leaders


Who’s Who Legal 2018

Listed as an Arbitration – Future Leaders


Who’s Who Legal 2017

Recognized for Dispute Resolution, Philippines (Expertise Based Abroad)


Chambers Global 2017

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


Chambers Asia-Pacific 2017

Recognized for Dispute Resolution, Philippines (Expertise Based Abroad)


Chambers Global 2016

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


Chambers Asia-Pacific 2016

Recognized for International Arbitration, Hong Kong


Legal 500 Asia 2016

Recognized for Dispute Resolution, Philippines (Expertise Based Abroad)


Chambers Global 2015

Recognized for Dispute Resolution, Philippines (Expertise Based Abroad)


Chambers Global 2014

Matters

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

Represented two infrastructure companies in a SIAC arbitration concerning several infrastructure projects in the Philippines.  More than USD500 million at stake.

Represented a Southeast Asian conglomerate in a shareholders’ dispute concerning a mining project in the Philippines.  The case settled favorably.    

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

Represented two infrastructure companies in a SIAC arbitration concerning several infrastructure projects in the Philippines.  More than USD500 million at stake.

Represented a Southeast Asian conglomerate in a shareholders’ dispute concerning a mining project in the Philippines.  The case settled favorably.    

Represented an Asian shipbuilding company in a SIAC arbitration concerning the construction of a vessel.  More than EUR80 million at stake.

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 the client were dismissed.

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

Represented a Korean financial company in an ICC arbitration in Singapore concerning a dispute over a joint venture.  More than USD600 million in dispute.

Matters

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

Represented two infrastructure companies in a SIAC arbitration concerning several infrastructure projects in the Philippines.  More than USD500 million at stake.

Represented a Southeast Asian conglomerate in a shareholders’ dispute concerning a mining project in the Philippines.  The case settled favorably.    

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Matters

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

Represented two infrastructure companies in a SIAC arbitration concerning several infrastructure projects in the Philippines.  More than USD500 million at stake.

Represented a Southeast Asian conglomerate in a shareholders’ dispute concerning a mining project in the Philippines.  The case settled favorably.    

Represented an Asian shipbuilding company in a SIAC arbitration concerning the construction of a vessel.  More than EUR80 million at stake.

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 the client were dismissed.

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

Represented a Korean financial company in an ICC arbitration in Singapore concerning a dispute over a joint venture.  More than USD600 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 2018

Listed as an Arbitration – Future Leaders


Who’s Who Legal 2017

Recognized for Dispute Resolution, Philippines (Expertise Based Abroad)


Chambers Global 2017

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


Chambers Asia-Pacific 2017

Recognized for Dispute Resolution, Philippines (Expertise Based Abroad)


Chambers Global 2016

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


Chambers Asia-Pacific 2016

Recognized for International Arbitration, Hong Kong


Legal 500 Asia 2016

Recognized for Dispute Resolution, Philippines (Expertise Based Abroad)


Chambers Global 2015

Recognized for Dispute Resolution, Philippines (Expertise Based Abroad)


Chambers Global 2014

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Recognition

Listed as an Arbitration – Future Leaders


Who’s Who Legal 2018

Listed as an Arbitration – Future Leaders


Who’s Who Legal 2017

Recognized for Dispute Resolution, Philippines (Expertise Based Abroad)


Chambers Global 2017

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


Chambers Asia-Pacific 2017

Recognized for Dispute Resolution, Philippines (Expertise Based Abroad)


Chambers Global 2016

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


Chambers Asia-Pacific 2016

Recognized for International Arbitration, Hong Kong


Legal 500 Asia 2016

Recognized for Dispute Resolution, Philippines (Expertise Based Abroad)


Chambers Global 2015

Recognized for Dispute Resolution, Philippines (Expertise Based Abroad)


Chambers Global 2014