Wesley PangPartner and Head of International Arbitration, Asia, Eversheds Sutherland

Wesley is a partner in the Global Litigation and Dispute Management Group. He is based in Hong Kong, where he heads our international arbitration practice in Asia.
Wesley has over a decade of experience in advising private and sovereign clients on commercial and investor-State disputes under various institutional rules. He has particular expertise in energy sector and infrastructure project disputes in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

He worked for several years with a major US law firm in their New York, Paris and London offices. During this time he worked on some of the largest, most complex disputes in the world, including the €6 billion Olkiluoto 3 nuclear power plant arbitration and the Cairn Energy PLC v. the Republic of India case under the UK-India bilateral investment treaty. He also worked with the firm’s project development and finance team, advising clients on contentious and non-contentious issues.

Prior to joining Eversheds Sutherland, Wesley was Managing Counsel at the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC). He led a team of counsel and deputy counsel within the Secretariat handling the Centre’s caseload under various HKIAC rules, the UNCITRAL Rules and the Hong Kong Arbitration Ordinance.

Wesley has authored publications and spoken widely on international arbitration. He is also a member of the International Advisory Board of the Journal of International Law of the Asian-African Legal Consultative Organization, a member of the ICC-HK’s Arbitration & ADR Committee and a member of the American Bar Association’s Section of International Law. He also represented the HKIAC during the September 2019 session of UNCITRAL Working Group II in Vienna.

Wesley is a member of the SIAC Reserve Panel of Arbitrators and the KCAB Panel of International Arbitrators. He is also an Adjunct Associate Professor with the University of Hong Kong where he is the course convenor for the Arbitration Practice, Procedure & Drafting module (LLAW6157) for the LL.M in Arbitration & Dispute Resolution.

He is admitted to practice law in New York and is a Registered Foreign Lawyer (New York, USA) in Hong Kong.