Anton A Ware

Anton A Ware

Partner, Arnold & Porter
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Anton A Ware is recognised as a national leader in the field of international arbitration in China and as a future leader in the field globally. Mr Ware acts as counsel and advocate for private sector companies, sovereign states and government-owned entities in commercial and investment treaty arbitration proceedings around the world, with a particular focus on the Asia-Pacific region. He also regularly sits as arbitrator in international arbitration cases and is listed on the panel of arbitrators of several major arbitral institutions in Asia (including HKIAC, KCAB and CIETAC).

Mr Ware is ‘a widely acclaimed advocate’ (Who’s Who Legal Future Leaders: Arbitration 2018) who clients praise as ‘a very detail-oriented, experienced lawyer’ with ‘a remarkable ability to stay calm even in the most tense situations’ and who is ‘excellent at cross-examination’ (Who’s Who Legal Future Leaders: Arbitration 2021).

Based in Shanghai, China, Mr Ware speaks and reads Mandarin Chinese and is skilled at handling China-related disputes. He frequently advises Chinese companies on ways to avoid and resolve disputes in connection with their outbound investments, and serves as an Ambassador of the ICC Commission on the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) (a body dedicated to promoting mediation and arbitration of disputes arising from BRI projects).

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