Mishcon de Reya announced the appointment of Henry Winter as a Partner, marking an expansion to the Firm’s international Dispute Resolution capabilities. Henry becomes the fourth Partner operating from the Firm's Singapore office, which has grown to 14 lawyers since opening last year.
Henry specialises in cross-border dispute resolution, including international commercial and investor-state arbitration, litigation, and investigations. He also has considerable experience dealing with regulators throughout the Asia Pacific region.
Henry’s extensive experience includes representing multinational corporates, foreign investors, and governments in complex litigation and arbitrations under the SIAC, ICC, UNCITRAL and ICSID rules. His sector focus includes international trade, energy (renewable and conventional), resources, financial services, fraud, infrastructure, and construction.
Prior to joining Mishcon de Reya, Henry worked as a Senior Legal Counsel – Dispute Resolution at QBE Insurance Group and a Senior Associate at Hogan Lovells. A member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Henry has been ranked a "Rising Star” by Legal 500 and a "Future Leader" by Who's Who Legal.
Tahirah Ara, Head of Asia and Managing Partner of Mishcon de Reya’s Singapore office commented: "The Firm’s growth plans in Asia are no secret, and Henry’s hire serves to reinforce our strategic commitment to the region. Henry brings with him a wealth of proven dispute resolution experience and a track record of successfully delivering positive outcomes for his clients. We welcome him to our growing team.”
Henry added: "I am delighted to join Mishcon de Reya’s growing Singapore office and its internationally renowned International Arbitration team. Mishcon's ambitious plans – both in Singapore and Hong Kong – combined with its driven, entrepreneurial, and collegiate culture, make this a perfect fit for me. I look forward to being part of this exciting journey."