Former Managing Partner of Herbert Smith Freehill's Seoul Office
Tony Dymond is a partner in Debevoise & Plimpton LLP’s London office, and a member of the International Dispute Resolution Group. His practice focuses on complex, multi-jurisdictional disputes, in both litigation and arbitration.
Mr. Dymond joined Debevoise in February 2014. He has advised clients in a wide range of jurisdictions, having spent the last 20 years in London, Hong Kong and Seoul. He is widely acknowledged as a leading lawyer in high value construction and engineering disputes arising from large scale projects, particularly in the energy and infrastructure sectors. Mr. Dymond has advised on some of the largest, most complex, market shaping disputes in these sectors. He has appeared in arbitrations under the principal arbitration rules and in the English and Hong Kong courts.
Mr. Dymond is a regular speaker at construction and arbitration conferences and contributor to construction law journals. He has been consistently recognised by the major legal directories over a number of years as a leader in his field. Mr. Dymond is recommended in Legal 500 UK (2014). Chambers UK (2013) states “the ‘impressive’ Tony Dymond has a very high reputation as an international construction lawyer. Clients find him ‘very sound and a safe pair of hands.'” Previously, Chambers UK (2012) has described Mr. Dymond as “hugely enthusiastic and always great at providing strategic advice,” whilst Legal 500 UK (2012) states “Tony Dymond is ‘excellent at the overall strategy of a dispute'”.
Mr Dymond’s recent publications include “U.K. Court Of Appeal Decides On ‘Commercial Reasonableness’ In The Context Of Determinations Made By Parties To Financial Instruments,” The Banking Law Journal (July/August 2014). Mr. Dymond was called to the Bar of England & Wales in 1993, admitted as a solicitor in Hong Kong in 2000, and in England & Wales in 2002.