Ruimin is an associate based in our London office. She has experience advising and representing corporations, States and State-owned entities in commercial and investment treaty arbitrations under a number of major arbitration rules. Ruimin has acted in complex, high-value disputes in a broad range of sectors including energy, construction, and mining and resources.

Ruimin’s recent experience includes:

  • Representing investors against a Middle Eastern State in parallel arbitration proceedings brought under bilateral and multilateral investment treaties
  • Acting for an energy major with respect to UNCITRAL arbitration proceedings against a Middle Eastern State following the expiry of a production sharing agreement
  • Representing a UK energy company in UNCITRAL arbitration proceedings relating to the environmental upgrade of a thermal power plant in Eastern Europe
  • Working with human rights organisation REDRESS to present a complaint against Sudan before the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights

Ruimin is an Australian-qualified lawyer who has previously practised in litigation and international arbitration in the Asia Pacific region. She was also formerly a legal and international policy adviser to the Prime Minister of Australia.

Ruimin holds a Master of Laws in international law from the Australian National University, as well as a Bachelor of Laws with honours from The University of Queensland.  She speaks English and Chinese (Mandarin).