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Steven Yip

Steven Yip is a partner in the Projects, Infrastructure & Construction group of MinterEllison. He is one of the region’s leading advisors on construction issues and dispute resolution across Hong Kong and Asia. As well as rich private sector expertise, he has considerable experience in disputes involving government and public sector works.

Steven has handled numerous major arbitration and litigation proceedings. Most recently, he acted for the Hong Kong Government in court proceedings arising from the construction of ferry piers as well as a proposed development in central Hong Kong.

Steven is also a skilled mediator, instrumental in settling many major civil engineering and building disputes. He is currently handling disputes for several foreign clients on major projects in China, as well as Chinese investors and contractors working outside China.

Recommended for his contentious capabilities, Steven is described as a "leading individual" in Hong Kong / China for construction by Chambers Asia Pacific, and The Legal 500 Asia Pacific. He was praised by clients in Chambers Asia Pacific 2016 as "very sharp, very efficient", "a solid guy who is knowledgeable about the market", and "always tries to find a solution that is good for both parties."

In addition, Steven is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (East Asia Branch) and the current vice chairman of the construction interest group of the Hong Kong Mediation Council.

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