No Arbitration For King & Spalding Client Fight, Court Hears
By Caroline Simson (August 10, 2021, 8:28 PM EDT) -- A Dutch citizen who accuses King & Spalding LLP of fraudulently colluding with Burford Capital to maximize fees in a treaty claim against Vietnam is fighting the law firm's efforts to send the fee dispute to arbitration, arguing Monday that an arbitration clause in the funding agreement is inapplicable.
Trinh Vinh Binh sued King & Spalding and two of its international arbitration partners in Houston, Reggie R. Smith and Craig S. Miles, in June, alleging they made a "mockery of the fiduciary obligations an attorney owes to their clients" by "colluding" with litigation funder Burford to take more of the arbitration proceeds than...
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