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Lewis Whitehurst



Lewis Whitehurst



Lewis is an Associate in the Litigation team in Perth. He has experience in a wide range of construction and property-related disputes in the APAC region, largely in the energy and resources sector. His experience includes advising and representing parties in international arbitrations, as well as domestic litigation, mediation and adjudications.



News & insights

Collection of lights

Publications: 30 NOVEMBER 2021

The sun never sets on English law governed debt: reviewing the Re Prosafe SE decision

The recent decision in Re Prosafe SE pits the principle of freedom of contract against the increasingly popular modified universalism in the cross-border restructuring and insolvency space.

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Strings of code

Publications: 26 NOVEMBER 2021

Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) publishes draft regulations for network data security management

On 14 November 2021, the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) published a consultation draft of the Regulations on Network Data Security Management (Network Data Security Regulations) for public…

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Investigations Insight Ariel view Hong Kong

Blog Post: 18 NOVEMBER 2021

Top tips to prevent and handle cyber incidents in Hong Kong

The past decade has seen a huge increase in the incidence of cyber crimes in Hong Kong.  

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News: 17 NOVEMBER 2021

Allen & Overy files brief in support of disability rights in Supreme Court

Allen & Overy’s U.S. litigation team co-authored an amicus brief to the Supreme Court of the United States to help preserve long-standing rights to challenge policies that have an adverse impact on…

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Admitted to practice in Western Australia, 2017

Admitted to practice in Australian Federal and High Courts, 2017


Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) (2017),University of Western Australia

Bachelor of Commerce (2017), University of Western Australia

Published Work

  • Comments on the test for leave to appeal an award under the Australian domestic uniform Commercial Arbitration Acts, The Arbitrator and Mediator (2020); 43 - 63