Patrick Miller

Patrick Miller


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Summary Open

Patrick is an Associate in the Litigation group in Bangkok focusing on international commercial arbitration. Patrick joined Watson Farley & Williams as an Associate in 2012. He has worked on several large matters arising under investment treaties and contractual arbitration clauses. He has experience working in a variety of industry sectors, including manufacturing, petrochemcials and telecommunications. He has been admitted to the State Bars of Florida and California and previously worked at law firms in France and the United States.

Experience Open

    Patrick’s experience includes advising:
    • A private manufacturer claimant for alleged breaches of contract arising out of a tri-partite contract for the manufacture and supply of a paper-making machine where the claimed damages exceeds US$50m dollars (HKIAC arbitration seated in Hong Kong; Hong Kong procedural and Chinese substantive law).
    • A publicly listed Thai company in disputes with a Hong Kong company relating to claims exceeding US$500m for breach of various exclusivity obligations, brought under 21 references in front of a sole arbitrator in London (ad hoc arbitration, English law, 15-day hearing).
    • An international airline in multiple disputes involving, among others, US, UK and Thai law claims for breach of contract; one dispute resulted in the successful settlement of all claims and payment to the client.
    • A private hospitality consultancy in a dispute relating to the management of a luxury hotel in mainland China resulting in the successful settlement of all disputes and a substantial payment received by our client.

Education Open

  • 2010: University of Miami School of Law, Coral Gables, FL (USA) – Juris Doctor, cum laude
  • 2006: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (USA) – Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

Membership of Professional Societies Open

  • 2014: Admitted to the State Bar of California
  • 2010: Admitted to the State Bar of Florida

Employment Record Open

  • 2012 – present: Associate, Watson Farley & Williams
  • 2011: Stagiaire, International Arbitration Group, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Paris, France
  • 2010 – 2011:  Law Clerk, Robbins, Ross, Amsel, Raben, & Waxman, P.A., Miami, FL