Partner, Practice Leader of Hong Kong Dispute Resolution/Infrastructure,
and Joint Coordinator of International Arbitration Team

King & Wood Mallesons

Paul Starr is asialaw’s Hong Kong Disputes Star of the Year and Joint Coordinator of King & Wood Mallesons’ worldwide arbitration practice. Paul is Practice Team Leader in Hong Kong for Construction and Dispute Resolution. An honours graduate in law from Peterhouse, the University of Cambridge, UK, Paul won a scholarship and the University’s prestigious Squire Law Prize. The Chambers Asia-Pacific 2021 states that ‘Paul Starr is widely acknowledged as the leading dispute resolution practitioner in Hong Kong, China and the Pacific region’. The Global Arbitration Review describes Paul as ‘simply the best lawyer for dispute resolution in construction and industrials in the East Asia and Pacific region’. The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific singles Paul out as ‘an excellent strategist’. Paul serves as member of the Advisory Board of the Asian Academy of International Law, the Hong Kong Red Cross, and the professional services committee of Hong Kong Trade Development Council.