IPBA 2021

Peter Chow


King & Spalding


Peter Chow is a Partner at King & Spalding.  He focuses on international disputes related to energy and resources, oil and gas, and construction projects. He is also the Global Head of the firm’s Greater China dispute practice. Peter has acted as counsel in numerous complex arbitration cases, including some of the largest arbitrations in Asia involving multibillion-dollar claims.

Peter is a Chartered Arbitrator and is on the panel of arbitrators of various leading arbitration bodies.

Peter has been recognized as a world-leading practitioner by Euromoney Guide.  He was shortlisted for “Arbitration Practitioner of the Year” at the Asialaw Asia-Pacific DR Awards and has been named by China Business Law Journal in its “A-List”.  Legal directories and peers have described Peter as being “experienced and personable,” a “very sharp lawyer,” “very well prepared,” with “impressive energy and infrastructure sector credentials,” “tremendous expertise in construction arbitration,” and that he “often represents clients in the oil and gas and construction sectors.” He is a member of his firm’s International Arbitration practice which is ranked No. 1 in the world by Global Arbitration Review.

Peter is a vice-chair of the IPBA International Construction Projects Committee and former chair of its Energy & Resources Committee, a member to the ICC Commission on Arbitration and sat on the ICC Arbitrator Nomination Committee.

He is a contributing author of several arbitration textbooks (Sweet & Maxwell).