Stephanie Garner

Stephanie Garner
Associate

BANGKOK

T: +66 2665 7800/7878
D: +66 2665 7836

Summary Open

Dr. Stephanie Garner is an associate in the firm’s Dispute Resolution Group.

Focusing on international commercial arbitration, her recent work includes advising a publicly listed Thai company in relation to claims exceeding 500 million USD brough under a number of concurrent arbitrations in London. Dr. Stephanie Garner joined Watson Farley & Williams as a trainee solicitor in 2010, and has been a member of the Litigation Group in Bangkok since qualifying in 2012.

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Experience Open

    • Representing a publicly listed Thai company in disputes with a Hong Kong company relating to claims exceeding 500 million USD 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)
    • Representing a high net worth individual in claims against a Malaysian vessel manufacturer for various defects in an ocean-going catamaran brought in front of a sole arbitrator in Kuala Lumpur. Claims in excess of 1 million USD (KLRCA arbitration, Malaysian law, 4 day hearing) (instructing)
    • Advising on insurance and reinsurance disputes arising out of the 2010 civil unrest in Thailand. In particular, considering coverage issues as between the All Risks insurers and the Political Violence insurers.
    • Advising on insurance and reinsurance disputes arising out of the 2011 Thai floods. In particular, considering causation and loss relating to various business interruption claims and advising on enforceability of an arbitral award out of the jurisdiction.

Author/Speaker/Awards Open

Co-author of:

  • ‘Going up in smoke: sweeping changes to tobacco laws and their effect on Thai retailers’ AustCham Magazine, February 2013
  • ‘Thailand’ Shipbuilding (Getting the Deal Through), 2012
  • ‘Be aware of the Trojan Horse: don’t let your employees become the enemies within’ Bangkok Post, 14 June 2012

Membership of Professional Societies Open

  • Law Society of England & Wales (current)

Publications Open

  • Thai Tobacco Law

    Thai Tobacco Law

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