Darren specialises in commercial, corporate and regulatory litigation and international arbitration. He is experienced in intellectual property, employment and insolvency. Before founding FitzGerald Lawyers he was Head of Asia Dispute Resolution at Bird & Bird and internation arbitration partner at Salans LLP in Hong Kong.
Darren has been recognised in legal directories such as Chambers Asia and Chambers Global as a leading individual for dispute resolution and international arbitration in Mainland China/Hong Kong.
Darren is qualified as a Chartered Arbitrator of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators. He is panel arbitrator of the Shanghai Arbitration Commission and panellist of the Hong Kong Office of the Asian Domain Name Dispute Resolution Centre. He is on the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre general panel of mediators.
He is visiting professor in international arbitration at the Australian National University, Canberra.
Darren is admitted to practice in Australia, England & Wales and Hong Kong. He holds first class honours degrees in Arts and Laws from the Australian National University and a Masters of Laws from Cambridge, where he was a Chevening Scholar.
He speaks fluent English and German and has a good working knowledge of French.
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