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Karen Mills
KarimSyah Law Firm
Oil & Gas, Indonesia

Alamanda Tower Lt. 27 Kav. 23-24, Jalan Tahi Bonar Simatupang, Cilandak Barat, RT.1/RW.1,
Cilandak Bar., Cilandak, Jakarta Selatan, Darah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta, 12430

Karen Millls, J.D., FCIArb., FHKIArb., FSIArb.is a chartered arbitrator recognized as one of the leading arbitrators in Asia according to every publication and survey published. She sits as arbitrator in Indonesia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia and the US and is also on the panel of arbitrators of institutions in the Philippines, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, China, Korea, New Zealand, ICDR in the US, CACD in India and the online Domain Name Dispute Panel of ADNDRC, Hong Kong, Beijing and Seoul. As arbitrator, Ms. Mills has sat in cases involving oil, gas, mining, power, insurance, finance, tax, commercial real estate, and various matters of general investment and trade. As counsel she often acts as lead counsel for the Indonesian Government in investor-state disputes, including successfully winning a multi-billion dollar mining dispute and successfully dismissing one ICSID claim for lack of jurisdiction, and another multilateral treaty case on the merits. She also represents a number of state-owned companies and acts for many multinational and local companies in arbitration as well as in structuring transactions in all sectors. Ms. Mills founded and Co- Chairs the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Indonesia Chapter, is a founding member and serves on the Executive Board of ArbitralWomen International, and advises various other institutions and publications on dispute resolution matters. She teaches arbitration and ADR in Indonesia and throughout the region, coaches moot teams for three Indonesian Universities, and has published over 150 papers and chapters in professional journals and textbooks.