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宇野 伸太郎
宇野 伸太郎

Shintaro UNO

  • Partner
  • Singapore
  • Singapore Office Co-representative

Shintaro is a distinguished authority in FIDIC, boasting a wealth of expertise in dispute resolution, contract drafting, and risk analysis. His extensive experience spans international construction, infrastructure, and EPC projects, with a focus on Japan and throughout Asia.

Shintaro is one of Japan’s leading experts on FIDIC and other construction-industry contracts. He specializes in international engineering and construction of infrastructure projects around the world, with a particular focus on Japan and Asia. He has extensive experience advising on a wide range of projects, including semiconductor plants, data centers, high-speed railways, highways, submarine cables, coal-mining process facilities, Mass Rapid Transit, high-rise buildings, lithium hydroxide plants, various types of power plants, tunnels, ports, dredging, offshore wind, and water treatment and supply facilities, with primary contracts based on the standard FIDIC contract forms (including Redbook, Yellowbook, Silverbook 1999 and 2017 version), Minkanrengo Building contract, Nikkenren Design Build and ENAA. On the contentious side, Shintaro has represented both employers and contractors in proceedings before Dispute Adjudication Boards, arbitral tribunals, and in the courts of various jurisdictions. .
Shintaro has been selected as a Leading Individual in the Construction: International category in Singapore for Chambers Asia-Pacific 2023 and 2024.
Regarding conflict and crisis management in Asia, he has handled numerous complex and difficult cases during his 13 years stationed in Southeast Asia, advising on risk analysis and response strategies based on the local situation. In particular, he has experience in handling over 60 litigation cases and criminal matters in Indonesia over the past 12 years, demonstrating his expertise in handling local disputes.

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University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (LL.M.)
The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)

Professional Experience

Co-representative of Singapore Office 
Arbitrator, the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA) 
Arbitrator, Indonesia National Board of Arbitration (BANI) 
Fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators (FSIArb) 
Singapore Office 
Certified adjudicator of the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA) 
Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (FCIArb) 
International Division, Shimizu Corporation, Singapore 
Shearman & Sterling LLP, San Francisco