Mark Mangan

Mark Mangan

Partner, Dechert LLP
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Mark Mangan is the head of Dechert LLP’s international arbitration practice in Asia and has appeared as counsel in over 50 cases and as arbitrator on more than 25 occasions. Mark and his team were recently awarded ‘International Arbitration Team of the Year’ at The Legal 500: Southeast Asia Awards 2020/2021, while Mark was runner-up at the same ceremony for the prestigious ‘Private Practice Lawyer of the Year’ award covering all legal practice areas. Mark's team regularly acts as counsel in investment treaty cases including three presently ongoing matters.

The Legal 500 (2021) ranks Mark as a Band 1 ‘Leading Individual’ for international arbitration in Singapore and observes that he ‘is an outstanding lawyer, a great strategist and executes the strategy with his great advocacy skills’. Chambers (2021) similarly notes that Mark ‘is an “excellent arbitration practitioner” and “a very sharp cross-examiner” who has “an impressive track record acting on a range of arbitration mandates, from commercial and investment treaty to sports arbitrations”’.

Mark represents and advises both investors and states in investment treaty disputes. As well as being co-editor of The Guide to Investment Treaty Protection and Enforcement, Mark’s academic contributions include being author of the chapter herein on MFN clauses, and editor and author of Global Arbitration Review’s online ‘Investment Treaty Arbitration Know-how’ series. In addition, Mark is a co-author of both editions of a leading book on Singapore arbitration, A Guide to the SIAC Arbitration Rules (Oxford University Press), and the author of over 20 published articles and book chapters on international arbitration.

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