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Lydia Ni's practice, which is focused on international arbitration, includes advising and representing clients in multijurisdictional disputes arising from joint ventures and construction projects.

Prior to joining Jones Day in 2018, Lydia practiced at a top-tier Singapore law firm where she advised and/or acted in high-profile and complex commercial litigation matters before the Singapore courts as well as in Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) and ad hoc arbitrations.

Lydia's recent experience includes representing a Korean shipyard in LMAA (London Maritime Arbitrators Association) arbitrations against buyers under two resale contracts, representing a construction joint venture in a multimillion dollar dispute with its consortium member in relation to a power plant project in the Middle East, advising a manufacturing company and a hydraulic stimulation service provider on disputes with their joint venture partners, and advising the Chinese subsidiary of a technology conglomerate in an arbitration in Shanghai.


  • Real estate developer brings multiple actions against contractors and professionals arising out of fire safety and cladding defects in London buildingsJones Day is acting for a real estate developer in relation to a series of disputes arising out of fire safety defects (including fire stopping, cavity barriers, flammable insulation and external walls).
  • CREA receives $25 million strategic minority investment from SuperOrdinaryJones Day advised CREA, an omnichannel partner for brands in the digital ecommerce ecosystem in South East Asia, in connection with a $25 million minority strategic stake investment from SuperOrdinary, a global digital ecommerce enabler based in Shanghai, and a strategic alliance between the two groups.
  • Hyatt Hotels completes US$200 million financing and refinancing of Indian joint venture entityJones Day represented Hyatt Hotels Corporation and its wholly-owned Mauritius subsidiary in connection with the following bespoke financing arrangements aggregating in principal amount to approximately US$200 million: (a) an INR term loan facility granted to an Indian joint venture entity 50% of which is owned by Hyatt's Mauritius subsidiary; (b) a standby letter of credit facility granted to Hyatt Hotels Corporation; (c) an additional INR term loan facility granted to the Indian joint venture entity; and (d) the issuance by the Indian joint venture entity of certain INR denominated, redeemable, unsecured, unrated, and unlisted non-convertible debentures.
  • Major U.S. technology company disputes consulting and technology agreements in Mainland ChinaJones Day is representing a major U.S. technology company in a Shanghai-seated arbitration arising out of a series of consulting and technology agreements in Mainland China.