Julian Cohen is a barrister with a heavyweight practice both as counsel and arbitrator specialising in both construction and engineering disputes, and also domestic and international arbitration.
Until 2009 Julian was a partner in Pinsent Masons' international construction and engineering disputes practice. He has been resident in Hong Kong since 1998. He was called to the English Bar in 1990.
He has extensive experience of the full range of construction, engineering, infrastructure and energy disputes with sums in dispute ranging from modest up to several billion US dollars.
Major projects disputes include the Channel Tunnel, several airports, Ting Kau Bridge, major roads, power stations, process plants, oil and gas platforms, hotels, residential and commercial developments,
He has substantial international experience having conducted disputes in most countries in the Asia Pacific region and throughout the Middle East. He has substantial experience of civil code jurisdictions. He has also conducted major arbitrations under most sets of international rules.
He acts for developers, contractors and sub-contractors.
He lectures and writes regularly both on construction and on arbitration law and practice.