Mr. Peter Thorp
Managing Partner, Allen & Overy LLP, Beijing Office
Peter Thorp is the managing partner of Allen & Overy's mainland China practice , based in our Beijing office. He has substantial experience in dispute resolution law, advising corporates and financial institutions both in the PRC and in Europe. Peter has been appointed to the Panel of Arbitrators of CIETAC, China's largest international arbitration commission, and is currently acting as Chairman and arbitrator on a number of CIETAC arbitrations. He is also on the Panel of Arbitrators of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre, and has acted as Sole Arbitrator for a number of China-related ICC arbitrations. He acts as counsel for foreign investors in China-related arbitrations both in China and overseas, as well as for major PRC corporate and banking clients in their arbitrations in Hong Kong and London. Peter speaks (and writes) English, Mandarin and French and is qualified in England, Hong Kong and New Zealand.